Zywiec Pub: Beer with natives
Better do not disturb young natives during their blood alcohol experiments with Tychy beer in many (I think about 200) bars, restaurants, pubs... Rather join them. They are very friendly for very rare foreign visitors and many of them can speak at least a little English or/and German.
Tychy is the city of young people - 27,0% of the population are in the pre-productive age. So there are relatively many, usually hidden nightlife spots there, busy on Friday and Saturday especially.
Don't you believe me?
- Fernando (darthmilmo) from San Antonio, Texas, USA
- Mischka (Sympathisant) from Germany
They should (I hope so :-) remember and know something about it.
Hmm... at least you can ask Urszula (matcrazy0) as well :-).
Dress Code: As you like (although suits and ties not recommended :-). Most younger folks dress casual = jeans + T-shirt.
- Beer Tasting
If your city has it's own brewery, guess what they drink at the night clubs?
Yes Tyskie beer, this is the factory in Tychy.
Sad to say, it will not be imported to USA, so you must go there to try it. :o)
- Family Travel
The Little Theatre (Teatr Maly): The European best guitar festival!!
Silesian Guitar Autumn - an International Guitar Music Festival and Guitar Contest dedicated to J.E. Jurkowski is held every two years in October. The festival first organised in 1986, was conceived by Jan Edmund Jurkowski, a lecturer in the Guitar Faculty of the Musical Academy in Katowice. After his death in 1989, the contest part of the festival was named after him.
IX International Festival "Silesian Guitar Autumn" and Jan Edmund Jurkowski Guitar Competition under the patronage of the Minister of Culture took place in Tychy from 5 October to 12 October 2002.
"Silesian Guitar Autumn" festival has its established place in the world of music. The full auditorium during all recitals and concerts shows that it is worth coming to Tychy to listen to guitar music performed by the world's best players. The concerts were retransmitted by Polish public radio and television.
Among the participants were the best guitar players of the world:
1. Dusan Bogdanovic (USA),
2. Roland Dyens (France),
3. Joaquin Clerch (Cuba),
4. Tilman Hoppstock (Germany) - great concert !!!,
5. Carlo Marchione (Italian living in the Netherlands) - great concert !!!,
6. Susana Prieto (Spain) + Alexis Muzurakis (Greece),
7. Gerardo Nunez (Spain) - fantastic flamenco concert !!! I LOVED IT, OLE!!!
8. Otto Lononen (Finland) - won second place,
9. Anna Pietrzak (Wroclaw, Poland) - won second place,
10. Jerema Jouve (Paris, France) - won competition!.
11. Beata Bedkowska-Huan (Polish woman from Katowice, living in Freiburg, married with Chinese :-) - great concert !!!.
Ticket for all concerts and recitals costed 100 zl (approx. 25 euros/US$)
Ticket for one evening: 30.00 zl
Welcome in October 2004 :-)))
Famous Cuban composer and guitarist Joaquin Clerch promised to compose "Concierto de Tychy" for jubilee X Silesian Guitar Autumn in 2004 !!!
Welcome, welcome, welcome :-))).
Dress Code: Rather official.
- Road Trip
Paprocany outdoor recreational area: Tychy Music Festival
The Tychy Music Festival is dedicated to Rysiek Riedel, the late lead singer for the band "Dzem" and a native of Tychy. Btw "dzem" means jam (food) in Polish language :-).
Dzem was one of the best in history polish rock-blues bands. Rysiek Riedel died 30 July 1994 in a hospital after drug abuse.
There are meetings of his funs at his grave in Tychy cemetery in every anniversary of his death.
The festival was held for the first time in 1999. And since that time it takes place in Paprocany in the outoor recreational area at the banks of Paprocanskie Lake in July every year. The idea of the festival is to warn young people of the dangers related to drug abuse. The City Council of Tychy and the Voivode of Silesia held the patronage over the event.
Pictures from 2003 festival: click here or here. Welcome :-))).
Dress Code: Unusual dress and hair recommended! All colours of hair accepted :-))). Visitors riding crazy motorcycles welcome!
- Budget Travel
- Family Travel
Tychy local bar and restaraunt: Tychy local bar
This is a local bar where there are drinks, dancing and crazy people to watch, dancing is very popular with Polish people.
Yes, there is California Red wine there, do you like to sample California wine in Poland, sure, why not?
Hmm...strange custom, they put vodka in my wine? Have you had this combination before?
It is very entertaining to say the least. :-)
Dress Code: Casual dress is accepted, you can also dress up in nice clothes, it is up to you.
- Family Travel