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Bolków (German: Bolkenhain) is a south-western town in Lower Silesian Voivodeship. First mentioned as Hain in a 1276 deed, Bolków was named after Duke Bolko II of Swidnica, who died in 1368. His duchy was incorporated into the Lands of the Bohemian Crown of the Holy Roman Empire. Since 1945 the town belongs to Poland again.

Above the town stand the ruins of Bolków Castle, built in the 13th century. Devastated in the Thirty Years' War it became a property of Grüssau Abbey in 1703, though restoration efforts did not begin until 1905. Since 1994 the ruin is the site of the annual "Castle Party" Gothic rock festival.

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Goth Castle Party attendees. Recognize anyone in the video?

Despite the Goth Festival it appears the sun still shines over Bolków.
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Stage acts from Castle Party 2009



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A typical Polish Goth girl
visiting Bolków Castle

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