Update date: 18 May 2016
Author: Basia

Welcome to the 11th “Silesian Tastes Festival 2016” in Katowice, Poland

This is the eleventh edition of the Silesian Tastes Festival. The tastiest event in the region this time will take a place in the capital of the silesian voivodeship – Katowice. All the fans of delicious cuisine and great play are invited by Silesian Tourist Organization to Katowice market square where 4th June 2016 the Festival is going to start.

The most exciting part of the program like every year will be a culinary competition. The teams of amateurs, students of gastronome and professional chefs will compete for the Silesian Tastes Expert and statuette of Złoty Durszlak (Golden Collander).
The next contest: the battle of tastes "Bitwa Smaków" between chefs Remigiusz Rączka & Marcin Czubak will take a place after the main competition. Who will prepare the best version of traditional blood sausage - 'Krupniok'? We will find out.

If you get hungry, dont worry! You will find the stands of restaurants (Silesian Coulinary Route), where you can taste traditional regional food. At the same time begins Jarmark Świętojański (St John’s Fair).

Silesian Tastes Festival is more than cuisine. At the stage will perform local bands, as Jazz Brothers or Need For Strings. On the final concert well known all over the world Zespół Pieśni i Tańca Śląsk im. Stanisła Hadyny (Polish National Song and Dance Ensemble "Śląsk" in memory of Stanisław Hadyna) will perform.


The 11th “Silesian Tastes Festival 2016” is organized by Silesian Tourist Organization and Katowice City Hall.



  • Marszałek Województwa Śląskiego (Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship)
  • Prezes Polskiej Organizacji Turystycznej (President of the Polish Tourist Organization)
  • Minister Sportu i Turystyki (Minister of Sport and Tourism of The Republic of Poland)


Media patronages:

  • Polska. Dziennik Zachodni
  • Polskie Radio Katowice
  • TVP 3 Katowice
  • Narodowy Portal Turystyczny - www.poland travel
  • Śląskie Travel -
  • Potrawy Regionalne
  • Nasze Miasto
  • Ultramaryna
  • 2BStyle
  • Smaki Życia
  • Slow Life Food&Garden
  • Radio Fest