On December 1st, 2013 in a lovely pub in central London Mrs Krystyna Ivell organised a launch party of the “Wojtek Album”, a unique item of a book containing a collection of photographs, eye witness reports and anecdotes in a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies. Publishing of the book coincided with the 50th anniversary of Wojtek’s death, 2nd December 1963.
Author: Mrs Krystyna Ivell
Lady Brigid Cecilia McEwen
The event was well attended and was supported by a jazz band of Will Hood: “The Swinging Ninjas” playing wonderful swing music. Brigid Lady McEwen delivered a speech while friends of Wojtek the Bear made friends.
Will Hood Band: “The Swinging Ninjas”
Wojtek the Bear Fans: Janek Lasocki, Ewa Eggar-Rakowska i Richard Lucas