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Apr 30, 2009

Commemorable Chopin in Poland -Blechacz 2004

On May 1, 2004, Poland with other nine countries became the member of EU.

On April 30, 2004, the accession ceremony was held in Poland starting just before the midnight,
participated by President and dignitaries from the government, parliament, etc...

The EU flag was raised at midnight with EU anthem,

and at 00:10 on May 1, Rafał Blechacz played Chopin's Polonaise Heroic
in commomoration of the accession.

The open air recital; it was cold but Polonaise echoed in a beautiful and heroic manner.

Agenda of the ceremony on May 1, 2004 (Polish)

(Ackonwledgement Dana: thank you for letting us know the important day of Poland.)

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