The "Rozstaje" portal was created as a result of the activities of a group of translators, writers and cultural animators who operated under the umbrella of the Folkowisko Association for the Animation of Borderland Culture. As we wrote in our manifesto: "We are translators of belles-lettres from so-called Central and Eastern Europe  (...) Literary translations are among the most perfect forms of cultural dialogue, and also a good way to achieve understanding and agreement among people from different literary traditions.