Final touches put in place for President of Poland’s visit to New Britain


NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — The citizens of New Britain are working on the final touches for a special guest arriving this weekend.

On Sunday, Polish President, Andrzej Duda, alongside his wife, Mrs. Agata Kornhauser-Duda will be visiting the city of New Britain.

Related: History in-the-making, President of Poland makes state visit to Connecticut

At 1:00 p.m., the Polish President will attend mass at Holy Cross Church. News 8 will livestream the mass on

The big event is happening later Sunday afternoon at Walnut Hill Park, where President Duda is expected to deliver a speech.

Related: What to know when President of Poland visits New Britain

Students from the John Paul II Polish School will be performing for President Duda, they were rehearsing at the park early Saturday evening.

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart is also preparing for the big day, Tweeting a photo of the key to the city that will be gifted to President Duda.


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