On 14 December 2017 the Rector of Jan Długosz University in Częstochowa, dr hab. Anna Wypych-Gawrońska, prof. AJD and the Director of Stanisław Hadyna Song and Dance Ensemble ‘ŚLĄSK’, " Zbigniew Cierniak signed a cooperative agreement to continue to develop and expand cultural, artistic and didactic collaboration through joint initiatives and the exchange of academic talent in the areas of art, research and education. Our University was also represented by the Vice-Rector for Student Affairs, dr hab. Grażyna Rygał, prof. AJD and the Vice-Rector for Research & International Relations, dr hab. Janusz Kapuśniak, prof. AJD.
For some years now, the academics of the Chair of Painting (Faculty of Art of JDU) and the Ensemble, which represents an artistic excellence in Polish folk traditions in song, dance and music, have been working closely on various joint projects.
All the participants of the meeting indulged in a musical feast of Christmas Carols performed by ‘Śląsk’ in the Chapel of Koszęcin Palace – the seat of the Ensemble.