The Polish Cultural Institute is a diplomatic mission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. Based in London, the Institute is dedicated to nurturing and promoting cultural ties between the United Kingdom and Poland, both through British exposure to Poland ‘s cultural achievements, and through exposure of Polish artists and scholars to British trends, institutions, and professional counterparts.
The function of the Polish Cultural Institute is to showcase contemporary Polish culture for Britain ‘s multicultural audience. Their programme covers the visual arts, film, theatre, music and literature.
The Institute runs and promotes literary events and also co-operates on the Found in Translation prize for literary translation of a book from Polish to English.