Your Roots in Poland

Colourful stories of people who decided to know who their ancestors were. They will be helped by Karolina and Kinga - historians and genealogists and the title "Tracers
How did the people who lived in the past impact who we are now? Karolina Szlęzak and Kinga Borowiec uncover captivating family stories, intertwined with Polish and European 20th century history. These two enthusiastic historians, archivists and entrepreneurs present simple ways that we can preserve memories and historical data about our ancestors.
Genealogy or the science of talking - reportage by Katarzyna Rodacka.
From Gdynia to Krakow - Polish tangled fates in an album found in a garbage can. Interview with Kinga and Karolina.
A term for relatives that have fallen into disuse - who is a synowiec, swak and zelwa. Interview with Karolina on Dzień Dobry TVN morning show.
Family photo album found years later - family treasures from the trash. Interview with Kinga and Karolina on Dzień Dobry TVN morning show.
Does every second person in the world have Polish roots? Interview with Kinga and Karolina on Dzień Dobry TVN morning show.
How do you know who your ancestor was? Where is your family from? How to create a family tree? Katarzyna Pakosińska decided to check it out and it turned out that her roots go as far as Holland! How can you reach this far, even 200 years back? We talked about it on "Good morning TVN" with Karolina Szlęzak and Kinga Borowiec from the program "Family history tracers".
Everyone knows quite a lot about grandparents, every fifth person remembers their great-grandparents, but quite a few of us already know anything about great-grandparents and further ancestors. These shortcomings in family history do not prevent some people from demonstrating their origin and nationality during many marches and marches.
Two old family albums were delivered to us by Ms Anna Lichnerowicz during our genealogy workshops at the Emigration Museum in Gdynia – she found them in the local garbage dump. We decided to take them into our Association archive and try to find someone who is associated with these albums.
Will genealogy become a separate field of science? Who are people today who are interested in discovering their own past in Poland? How are genealogical trees created, as well as how and where the DNA that helps to determine our origin, including ethnicity, is examined. About this, but also about the genealogical conference that will start in Krakow at the end of November, during which, among other things, genealogical workshops will be organized - in the recording of the conversation from Studio Czwórka.
The originators of the project "Your roots in Poland", a tool for finding Polish roots by foreigners from all over the world: Karolina Szlęzak, Kinga Urbańska visited Radio Kraków. In the programme Before the Hejnał they were taken up by Grzegorz Bernasik.
Christmas is family time. Maybe, if we knew our roots, we would spend this Christmas in a larger group? Can we make a family tree? Kinga Urbańska and Karolina Szlęzak created the Association Your Roots in Poland. In this way they want to encourage as many people as possible to get to know their family history. After all, searching for one's own roots is a fascinating adventure, allowing everyone to better understand who they are and where they come from.
Many of us are looking for our genealogical roots. There are people who can help us with that. These include, on Good Morning's Day TVN, archivist historians: Kinga Borowiec and Karolina Szlęzak. They told us what their work looks like, where to find information about their ancestors and what are the reasons why people look for their roots.
We know all the kings of Poland, we know who was the president in exile, and we have no idea who our grandfather's grandfather was. You know? - talking to the founders of Your Roots in Poland, looking for Polish ancestors.
They helped to find the roots of Dustin Hoffman, revealed the backstage of Polish origin of Vernon Kell, creator of British MI5 interview. Kinga Borowiec and Karolina Szlęzak look for missing branches in family trees.
We know all the kings of Poland, we know who was the president in exile, and we have no idea who our grandfather's grandfather was. How to start searching for his roots?
Report 27.10.2016
Kinga Borowiec and Karolina Szlęzak founded a company that helps people looking for their roots in the present and historical areas of Poland. What is their job and what qualifications must a "genealogical detective" have? How much does such a service cost? How well do you know your family history?
Edition: 06.2015