On 20 February, at the Wielopolski Palace, the first meeting of the Honorary Board of the Krakow UNESCO City of Literature was held. The Mayor of Krakow, Mr. Jacek Majchrowski, invited undisputed literary experts and figures in the world of culture to the Board. The invitations were accepted by: Jerzy Illg, Grzegorz Gauden, Ireneusz Kania, Ryszard Krynicki, Ewa Lipska, Bronisław Maj, Michał Paweł Markowski and Adam Zagajewski.
The members of the Board summarised the results of the UNESCO City of Literature programme in 2014 and discussed how last year’s activities will inform the 2015 programme. The Honorary Board of the UNESCO City of Literature is an active consultative body between the city and the representatives of the literary community of Krakow.