12-15 April 2023, Budapest

Łukasz Kałębasiak

Katowice City of Gardens Cultural Institution

Deputy Director


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Deputy Director of Katowice City of Gardens Cultural Institution since 2021, where he was responsible for communication since 2012. Part of the team responsible for successful access of Katowice to UNESCO Creative Cities Network in 2015 as first polish City of Music. Participated in organisation of WOMEX 2017 and UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting in 2018. Focal Point of Katowice UNESCO Creative City since 2019.
He started his career as cultural journalist of influential newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza in Katowice, since 1999. He was a head of its Culture Section between 2006 and 2011. The author of hundreds of reviews and editorials dedicated to visual arts, music and theatre. His texts have appeared in several books and monographs. The reviewer of Katowice Polish Radio between 2008 and 2015.

Field of work
  • Festival Booking
  • Institution
  • Government/City