DATES: from 30th November 2016 to 4th December 2016

WHERE: Krakow 


  • Accomodation in Krakow at ONE WORLD HOSTEL
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tour of Krakow in English 
  • Trip (bus, guidebook, tickets) to Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • 2 Team Leaders
  • Final Awards



  • Learn to work in a team.
  • Workshop by Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design
  • Workshop by Eliza Shabo
  • PhotoShooting organized by Paulina Krzyżak  
  • PhotoSession Food Photography organized by Dasha Veselovskaya or Photo Reportage of the body builder Karla Riznyk
  • Session with Jakub Romaniuk
  • 1 photo per each participant will be published with his credits on the official Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL (106K followers)
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • Attendance certificate
  • International Contest with photographers from all the world. 
  • International Experience


To see the photos realized by the participant of last editions: 

To see the full gallery of the project:

To read the references of the participants:


Irene Hi there! I'm Irene, a 22 y/o student from Italy. The studies in the field of International Relations and Human Rights made me love documentary and social photography. I enjoy discovering a foreign city by approaching its inhabitants and wandering around the most unexplored corners. My camera is always with me!
Kun My name is Dori. I live in Copenhagen and photography is my passion. I do it only part time at the moment and I love it!
Kristian I am an Estonian photographer, darkroom printer and entrepreneur. My photographic activities are mainly focused on analogue photography including its rare variant solargraphy. Lately I have found a passion for street photography.
Serena I’m from Gallipoli, Italy. I graduated in decorative arts and I make pottery, digital art and photographs. To me this is a way to express my feelings, my thoughts and it is a personal way to connect with others. I also love travelling and meeting people from all over the world. See you soon in Krakow guys!
Anna I'm Anna,a twenty two-year-old student of oriental languages who lives between her beloved Naples and her hometown Capaccio-Paestum. Traveling is my second love right after photography as a metter of fact since I turned 18 I've gone all around Italy and some other foreign countries like Turkey, France, UK, Malta and Nederlands . Speaking of which, photos are the very expression of myself on photographic paper. The whole universe of colors, prospectives, framings shows me what truly stands behind reality.
Larissa Hey, I am Larissa. Brazilian amateur photographer who lives in Galway, Ireland. I have started photography as hobby with My Point of View album and now glad for have photography as my passion.
Beatrice Beatrice, 28 years old, from Velletri (Rome). I graduated from Law School. Why do I love photography? First of all because of the immortality. Creating something from scratch, capturing images, colours and scenes that surprise me, and the ones that just ask to be taken away. The good photography, the one managed properly, permits you to replicate the moments we experienced in person.
Giovanni Hi guys! I'm Giovanni, and I've 18 years old. I live in Vado Ligure (Liguria) and my favourite passions are photography, love animals and nature. I see the photography coming one powerful tool of artistic expression, communication and sharing. I'm ready for this new experience!!
Michela Michela, a 27 years old Moldavian based in Rome (Italy) since 2001. Graduated in International Affairs and trying to find my own way in the world since then. I'm a, mostly self-taught, amateur photographer. Most of my pictures were taken during trips I made. I like being able to remember and share memories of things and situations that capture and amaze me at a specific moment in time.
Micaela Hey! I’m 19 years old, half Swedish and half Spanish, I'm studying in Stockholm for the university, but I’ve lived in Barcelona for many years. Photography is my passion, through the pictures I’m able to show my own perspective with the camera. I enjoy traveling and taking advantage of new opportunities. I’m really looking forward to discover this new experience in Kraków!
Francesco I’m Frank. Born in 1976 in Sassari - Sardinia. Based in Ulm (Germany) since 2013 Photographer and videomaker specializing in fashion, still-life and adversiting photo. Graduated in „Graphic Design and Photography“ in 1996 and graduated in „Aestetics of Cinema“ in 2008.
Pasquale Ciao, sono Pasquale e vivo a Catanzaro. Ho passione per la fotografia e scopro ogni giorno che è una disciplina trasversale nell'ambito delle conoscenze umane in vari campi della scienza, della tecnica, della tecnologia, dell'arte e della geometria, ma anche della psicologia e del costume (e anche altro): tutto questo merita passione, studio e approfondimento. Ecco perchè uso le occasioni possibili per assecondare questa passione che è in continuo mutamento. In fotografia non c'è un "punto di gravità".
Anita Maria I'm Anita, from Carpi in Italy. I'm 29. Photography has accompained me since my first months, when I was still in my mum's belly. There were cameras always in my house. Now I'm honored to capture emotions and make them endless. When I make a click I stop thinking and I'm happy.
Ambra Hi! I'm Ambra, 22 years old, from Messina (Sicily). I graduated in Public Relations and Corporate Communication and now I'm studying International Relations in Milan. I love photography because I think is a fantastic way to show my point of view of the world. I usually travel alone and get lost in new places with the right music in my headphones. Can't way for this unique experience!
Deborah Hey ! My name is Deborah Catania , 18 years old student. Born and raised in Malta, a small island in the middle of the Mediterranean. Started photography in 2014 and haven't stopped ever since. Photography, in my perspective is the art of observation. It gives me the ability to show my viewers that there is so much more to this life we live in
Francesca Hey! I'm Francesca, a 22 y/o bookaholic with a strong passion for photography and travels. I don't have a professional level in this field, but it surely represents a huge part of my life. Keen on urban and street photography: let's discover Krakow together! See you all there!
Rosy My name is Rosy! I am 45 years and I come from Sardinia. I love Photography and I would like to become a real photographer. You're never too old to follow yourdream.
Tiziana Hi guys! I'm Tiziana, a 24 y/o student from Italy. I'm studying Cinema, Television and Multimedia production in Bologna. I have started photography as hobby but now it's one of my passion!
Gábor Hi! I’m Gabor from Hungary, based in Vienna right now. I studied linguistics and I’ve realized you can’t express everything by words. So far I have been mostly just admiring professional photographs, but slowly I have become more and more interested in creating as well. I have a passion for travelling and discovering places beyond mass tourism.
Enzo I am a young architect with a passion for photography and especially for video editing. I love adventure and travel, always in the company of my faithful GoPro.
Silvia Hi! I'm 19 years old and I come from Brescia, Italy. Graduated in graphic design, currently I'm a photography student at Laba. I love travelling around the world and discovering new cultures. Now I'm ready for this new journey!
Manuelita Hello, my name is Manuelita. I live in Ostuni and attend the university in Bari, I study construction architecture engineering. One day I enrolled in the photography course held by the university, I attended the course with a compact miserable and then I fell in love with photography and I decided to buy a reflex. From that moment I always carry it with me!!!
Cecilia Hello! I’m Cecilia from Rome and I’m 23. At the moment I’m studying cinema in Bologna. I love art and my dream is to combine it with my personal interest in social issues, that’s why i’m working with documentary. I try to capture the reality around me not only with video camera but also with my photo camera.
Tamara I consider photography as passion. I'm interested in streetphotography and portraits.
Alice My name is Alice Seren Rosso. I’m 30 years old and I live in Turin. I graduated in 2009 at the University of Turin in DAMS (Cinema Studies). After the graduation, I continued to work with photography. I’m enthusiastic about this opportunity to travel and photograph in this experience in Cracow!
Clara Hi guys, I'm Clara, almost 25years old, I'm french aupair in Italy. Since one year, I'm nannying, exploring and traveling, that's how I've figured out that I love photography. I used to travel alone with no plans, but I'm very excited about this new trip in Krakow. See you overthere
Samantha Hi guys! I am Samantha, a 23 y/o student from Udine. I'm studing Public Relations and I love travelling, playing the piano and, obviously, photography. I approached the world of photography when I was 13 thanks to my aunt and her camera and when I was 17 I bought my first reflex. I'm so excited to take part in this adventure in Krakow!
Sara Hello guys! I’m Sara, an eighteen years old who lives in Bologna, Italy. My greatest passion is photography because take a picture is like stop time and life flowing. Moreover through my photographs I can show my vision of the world. I also love travelling and discover new city. As a consequence I think that “Discover Krakow” is perfect for me. I am looking forward to leaving!
Daniela Hey! My name is Daniela and I am 24 years old. At the moment I live in Würzburg, Germany, where I study media and communication. By taking photos I try to catch the beauty of the places I visit and to show it in my own way. What I love most of photography is to create memories that will last forever
Maria From myself, I can tell that I’m a driven person and that throughout my life I’ve always dedicated myself to the fullest in every challenge I’ve taken, committed in every step of the way. I am an amateur Photographer - Special b&w street photography.



                              CHRISTMAS EDITION


DISCOVER KRAKOW is an innovative project whose purpose is to make the participants live a professional experience for those who love photography and video making.

The main goal of the project is to valorise and promote the romantic and shining city of Krakow, in Poland, trough photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs or not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER KRAKOW wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the young photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER KRAKOW is supported by Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow.

The tour of Old Town is organized in collaboration with Mał​gorzata Kubas, a professional Polish guide, who has the role to let discover and know all the beauties of Cracow thanks guided tours. Furthermore, agenda will be enriched with the visit of the UNESCO World heritage site: Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps.

In order to improve participants’ professional and academic skills, there will be several workshops and photoshootings:

  1. Workshop "Portrait photography" organized by the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design
  2. Fashion photography workshop" organized by Eliza Shabo at Milk Event & Photo Studio
  3. PhotoShooting organized by the polish photographer Paulina Krzyżak at Qubus Hotel; by the fashion designer Olga Lukianenko & photographer Lilit Muradyan
  4. PhotoShooting "Food Photography" organized by the polish photographer Dasha Veselovskaya or Photo Reportage of the body builder Karla Riznyk at Riznyk Street Workout School


The team of Paulina Krzyżak will be composed by: 


Exclusively for this edition: Street Photography Contest. On Saturday 3th of December, each partecipant will have 2 hours to go around the city in order to make the best picture that represent the Christmas atmosphere in Krakow through Street Photography style! The winner of the contest will be elected during the official dinner. The award is a Fujifim Instax Mini 8. (price to partecipate is 5 € extra). Before the starting of the contest, there will be a meeting with the street photographer Jakub Romaniuk who will talk about Street Photography and will show its photos.


How is DISCOVER KRAKOW - Christmas Edition organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Krakow’s beauties during each guided tours. You will work alone or in pair (your fellow could be one your friend). The project lasts 5 days. 

Here you are the agenda:

Wednesday 30 November

08:00 – 13:30 Participants arrival

14:00 – 15:00 Opening & Welcoming from the Director of Italian Culture Institute in Krakow

15:00 – 17:30 Old Town Krakow Visit with Mał​gorzata Kubas

Thursday 1 December

09:15 – 09:30 Leaving for Auschwitz – Birkenau

11:00 - 17:30 Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps

Friday 2 December

10:00 – 13:00 Workshop “Portrait photography” at Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design & "Fashion photography workshop" at Milk Event & Photo Studio with Eliza Shabo.

15:00 – 17:30 Jewish Krakow “Kazimierz” with Mał​gorzata Kubas

Saturday 3 December

10:30 – 12:00 Outdoor Photoshooting with Paulina Krzyżak at Qubus Hotel; Olga Lukianenko (Fashion Designer) & Lilit Muradyan (Photographer)

15:00 – 16:00 Street Photography in Krakow  by Jakub Romaniuk

16:00 – 19:00  Street Photography Contest 

21:00 – 22:30  Announcement of the winner

Sunday 4 December

10:00 – 12:30 Photo Session about "Food Photography" lead by Dasha Veselovskaya​ (1 group)

10:00 – 12:30 Photo Reportage of the body builder Karla Riznyk at Riznyk Street Workout School (2 group)

12:30 – 13:00 Issue of Attendance certificates and Good bye


At the end of the project, it will be released to each participant the Attendance certificates signed by Let me Italian you and all its partners: Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow, Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design, Paulina Krzyżak, Eliza Shabo.

Plus, in order to make more visible the job done during the project, each participant will give 20 photos with his credits to Let me Italian you and then he will see one photo published on the official Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL (150K followers), official page of Istituto Italiano di Cultura,and from our official Flickr & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.




Christmas edition




After the great success of the fifth editions, DISCOVER KRAKOW is ready to launch the Christmas Edition with some great changes!

Christmas lights, Christmas market, Christmas tree will make Krakow even more magic!

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