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Pomorskie region is a great destination for a holiday stay: it’s a land surrounded by water: the sea and the lakes. It’s worth coming here to relax or, on the contrary, to experience the full immersion in the culture and entertainment of city life. August is filled with interesting events. Here are 12 of them which you can’t miss.

For the entire month of August you can attend the organ concerts, which take place in the Oliwa Cathedral during The 66th International Festival of Organ Music in Oliwa. Organ recitals take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:00 PM.

From August 3rd to 9th, the Final Tournament of the Polish Beach Soccer Championship will be held at the Energa Stadium in Gdansk Brzeźno. It’s a great opportunity to spend some time outdoors by the sea and cheer on the players in this exciting sports competition.

On the other hand, from August 11th to 13th, `there is a real treat for history enthusiasts. Every year at this time, the Battle of Two Vasas – Vivat Visa!, also known as the Battle of Gniew, takes place in Gniew. It’s a historical reenactment of the battles between the armies of Poland and Sweden that took place in 1626.

From August 12th to 15th in Ustka there will be a true seaside festival. The Fish Harvest Festival is one of the most important events in the local calendar. There are many attractions planned on the promenade and in the harbour, including the Fish Parade on Marynarki Polskiej Street, with fishermen dressed in historical costumes leading the way, evening concerts and a fair, where you can buy fish products and local crafts.

Throughout the summer, the Sopot Molo Festival continues – a series of eight concerts by young Polish artists who showcase their work at the famous Molo promenade concert shell in Sopot. The August concerts are scheduled for: August 11th (Damian Ukeje), August 14th (Wróblewski & Kulpa) and August 27th (Heima). After the concerts, the audience is invited to take a sea bath at sunrise the next day.

From August 14th to 26th you are invited to the 25th Carillon Festival in Gdansk. At 8:30 PM on Fridays, the concerts will be held at  St. Catherine’s Church in Gdansk and will end with the Hevelius Fountain show, accompanied by live music. On Saturdays at 12:05, concerts will resound from the tower of the Main City Hall.

From August 17th to 20th it’s worth taking part in the event called Literary Sopot. This year’s theme will be German culture and literature. It will be an opportunity to not only encounter writers and learn more about their books, but also to meet the invited guests, for whom literature has special significance.

The weekend of August 18th-20th will be filled with the sounds of Polish electronic music. The Wisłoujście Festival is an event full of music, lights and magical illuminations. The event takes place at the estuary of the Martwa Wisła (Dead Vistula river), which is surrounded by the historic fortification walls, creating an incredible impression.

From August 20th to 22nd, Mozartiana festival will take place in Gdańsk. The festival dedicated to Mozart’s works offers a chance to listen to famous compositions in various venues – in the fairy-tale scenery of The Oliwa Park as well as in The Artus Court and The Oliwa Cathedral.

Between 21st and 24th August a huge musical event – Top of the Top Festival will take place in Opera Leśna [Forest Opera] in Sopot. This four-day celebration will feature Poland’s top musical performers representing various music styles.

From August 21st to 27th you can travel back in time to see how the largest invasion in history unfolded. D-Day Hel is a reenactment referring to Allied seaborne operation in Normandy in 1944. For five days, the town of Hel becomes a centre of World War II military activities.

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