The Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis
(Polish: Zasłużony Kulturze - Gloria Artis) or Gloria
Artis Medal, is a decoration in Arts awarded by the
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic
of Poland to persons and organizations for distinguished
contributions to, or protection of the Polish culture
and national heritage.
This award was instituted on June 17 2005.
The Polish Folk Dance Company Podhale in Montreal, Quebec, Canada was awarded the Bronze Medal for Merit to Culture (Brązowy Medal Zasłużony Kulturze Gloria Artis) on February 9, 2016.