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Pyromagic 2016 is over

The 9th International Firework Festival Pyromagic 2016 has come to an end. The winner in the competition of light images in Szczecin’s sky was the Sugyp company from Switzerland. Approximately 140 thousand people admired the fireworks display during the two days of the festival. The representatives of Sweden (the Goteborg Fireworks Factory) won the Audience Award, chosen by way of SMS voting. In turn, the jury recognised the Sugyp company from Switzerland. In the view of the jury, the winners were distinguished by synchronising the show with music and by the spectacular play on colours.

The Tall Ships Races - Szczecin's representation awarded

The Sailing Representation of Szczecin on board the Fryderyk Chopin came second in the Tall Ship Races 2016 regatta. Moreover, for the third time in a row, the navy blue and dark red crew returned with the prestigious STI Friendship Trophy - an award granted to the friendliest crew. The friendliest team (receiving the Friendship Trophy) is chosen by the members of all the crews taking part in the regatta. Vessels' crews from all over the world again decided that this prestigious prize belonged to the young sailors representing Szczecin on board the Fryderyk Chopin. It is remarkable that the n

Birthday girl cruises to Zealand

The yacht Magnolia, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016, is going on a cruise around Zealand. Magnolia left the port for Denmark at the end of August. The cruise "Around Zealand - 50 years of yacht Magnolia" involves young people’s sailing around the Island of Zealand (the Danish island on which Copenhagen is situated) for 12 days. This way, the crew wants to prove that Magnolia, despite her age, can still go on longer cruises. The yacht was built between 1965 and 1966 in the Leonid Teliga Yacht Shipyard in Szczecin. The unit's hull was made of mahogany wood. The Yachtin

The Yachting Centre’s Hostel with Category 1

The hostel at the Yachting Centre in Przestrzenna Street has been awarded the highest category, according to the Marshal's Office’s evaluation. It means that this accommodation facility meets all the requirements which a modern youth hostel has to comply with. The requirements which accommodation facilities need to comply with specify things like bathroom and room facilities (including wardrobes, tables, chairs, mirrors etc.), the common area (with the obligation to install multimedia facilities and games equipment), a self-service kitchen with utilities, and a dining room with dishes,