Some insights into daily life, culture, traditions, and holidays of Poland as told by me.
I don't know why we humans do the strange things we do but I can certainly tell you what those strange things are in the posts below.
Majówka: The Long Holiday Weekend
The first three days of May are known as majówka in Poland. This series of public holidays have come to be know as the official start to the grilling season. But more than celebrate spring, majówka celebrates Labor Day (Święto Pracy), Flag Day (Dzień Flagi), and Constitution Day (Święto Narodowe 3 Maja).
Pisanki: Polish Easter Eggs
Pisanki are traditional Polish Easter eggs that are elaborately decorated in bright colors and traditional folk patterns, either representing a region or simply general motifs of spring and nature. There is a long and rich history to this tradition, with its roots reaching back to Poland’s pagan beliefs.
So You’ve Been Invited to – or are Planning – a Polish Wedding
Polish weddings celebrations are a big deal – they are just as much a celebration for the whole family and all the guests as they are a celebration of the bride and groom. Here are only a few Polish wedding traditions and customs that make the celebration so unique.