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Oral history

Thanks to e-Mediateka project many recordings will be available. Were chosen  interviews with people connected with Bialystok (among others: artists, athletes, enthusiasts, “ordinary” citizens of Bialystok, Esperantists) which show a diverse range of topics. They are located within broad framework of possible time, refer to  history of Bialystok and Podlasie, taking into account topics involving stories of people from Bialystok or Podlasie, but sometimes beyond the geographical area (e.g. bieżeństwo, deportations, Warsaw uprising, emigration). Moreover Mediateka CLZ as the only one in Poland multimedia library contains wide documentation Esperanto movement, and this part of the collection will be also presented in e-Mediateka. Users will have an opportunity to get to know with whole interviews or fragments, connected with chosen topics.


Oral history

Damulewicz Piotr

Piotr Damulewicz, born August 21st, 1953 in Białystok at Starobojarska Street. He attended the 5th Primary School at Kamienna Street, then the 3rd High School at Ogrodowa Street. In 1974 he began education at the Puppet Theatre Actor Study (organised by the Białystok Puppet Theatre and headed by Krzysztof Rau), later transformed in 1975 into a Puppet Department of the Zelwerowicz Warsaw State Theatre School. After graduating he began working at the Białystok Puppet Theatre and the Theatre Academy, where he works until today. At the Puppet Theatre he played innumerable roles (over 50 premieres). As an academic teacher in 2010 he received the title of a Professor from President Lech Kaczyński. He is the Chairman of the Theatre Culture Society, creator (along with Polsich Community, of which he is a board member) and coorganiser of the “Kresy" Recitiation Competition for Poles living abroad. He has a wife – Krystyna and two children – Karolina and Tomasz.