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Those powerful sounds

There’s just over a week till The Day arrives and therefore we would like to present some of our last speakers and performers.
We will have an opportunity to hear a touching story about experience of childbirth as well as a touch of the sounds of the sunny Caribbean.

Please let us introduce:

Marianna BednarskaMarianna Bednarska – started her adventure with percussion when she was eight. In 2008 she was a finalist at the Young Musician of the Year contest. Today she is one of Poland’s most promising percussionists and an exciting marimba player. Marianna will take as on a journey through the inspiring sounds of marimba.
Grzegorz PiechotaGrzegorz Piechota – journalist and editor. Head of public awareness and social campaigns at Gazeta Wyborcza, responsible for initiating, planning and executing cultural undertakings and social campaigns, such as “School 2.0″ “Human health-care” and “Poland runs”. Grzegorz will tell us an intimate story about the birth of his son.
Wojtek SówkaWojtek Sówka – artist and musician who has been building and playing percussion instruments for twenty-five years. Recently Wojtek and an international team of friends constructed a set of twelve giant drums (largest in the World.) Wojtek, a practitioner of the Caribbean art of making and playing steelpans, will tell his story and play for us.

To find the most recent line-up of TEDxWarsaw check speakers page.

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