I must say that I am happy that I have been invited to host the opening concert and that I have been given the opportunity to listen to it.
Grażyna Torbicka is a polish journalist, television presenter, anchorwoman.She graduated from National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw in Theatre Studies. Her mother was a well known anchorperson.
She had started her work in Polish Television in 1983, her first programme was Sportowa niedziela (Sports Sunday) with Włodzimierz Szaranowicz. At the beginning she worked in a Literature Department of Teatr Telewizji (TV Theatre), and later she moved to Polish Television Channel 2. In 1985 Torbicka debuted as an announcer during the Sopot Festival.
She is a co-creator of Channel 2’s programme Kocham Kino (I Love Cinema). Since 1996 she has been a member of FIPRESCI and between 2006 and 2009 she was a part of National Creativity Centre Foundation’s council.
On 30th of September 2006 she hosted (with Tim Vincent and Angela Chow) The 56th Miss World Finals in Warsaw. In 2007 she became artistic director of the Film and Art Festival - Two Riversides in Kazmierz Dolny. She is an anchorwomen of many festivals and competitions, including Camerimage and International Chopin Piano Competition.