Polish Culture
Information about Polish Holidays

All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day star
During the two days the Poles celebrate bank holiday that gives time and opportunity for contemplation. Especially important, during this time, is remembrance to all those who died. Visitors to cemeteries embellish graves with flowers and candles.

Barborka, the nameday of Barbara star
Nameday is a traditional celebration, similar to birthday, that is spent among relations and friends. St Barbara's nameday offers, however, balls, feasts and orchestra marches that take place on that day, especially in Silesia region where there are many mines.

Christmas Articles star
Content regarding Christmas in Poland

Easter and Lent star
Articles on Easter and Lent

Harvest Festivals star
Learn more about harvest festivals in Poland.

Independence Day of Poland star
Gaining back independence by Poland is celebrated on 11th of November. As the Poles look back on that day on their past, it is the day of remembrance over those who fought for Polish freedom. It is still one of the most important events in Poland.

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