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Owsiak, Jurek

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Personal name headingOwsiak, Jurek
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Variant(s)Owsiak, Jerzy
Associated countryPoland
Birth date1953-10-06
Place of birthGdańsk (Poland)
Field of activityJournalism Charities Music festivals
AffiliationWielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy
Profession or occupationJournalists Promoters Artists
Found inObgadywanie świata, 2017: t.p. (Jurek Owsiak)
Polish Wikipedia, viewed 21 January 2019 (Jerzy Owsiak, born 6 October 1953 in Gdańsk, is a Polish journalist and social campaigner. He is a founder of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOŚP / Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy), one of the largest non-governmental, non-profit, charity organizations in Poland. Owsiak is the main initiator and promoter for the group's Grand Finale, an annual worldwide festival intended to raise money for the medical care of children as well as the elderly suffering from various medical conditions. He is also the creator of Pol'and'Rock Festival, formerly known as Przystanek Woodstock ("Woodstock Festival"), a large rock music festival that takes place in Kostrzyn, to thank all the volunteers and supporters who take part in the Grand Finale each year. He is also a stained glass maker, and he has qualifications in psychotherapy)
Associated languagepol