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The ECC Conundrum

Depending on how long you’ve been in Warsaw, you might have caught some wind of the Warsaw for the European Capital of Culture 2016 affair. Or perhaps not – since it was mostly discussed in Polish. The campaign for Warsaw to get the title is now over and with elections in sight the issue of decisions, accountability and impact this whole thing might have on the cultural life of the city in nearest future is resurfacing. Here’s our 101 for the uninitiated – or those who lost track.