Honor and Glory to the Heroes

On November 11th, 2019, Poland celebrated her 101st anniversary of independence from Russia, German and Austro-Hungarian, after 123 years. As Independence Day is for everybody so, everyone could find something interesting from traditional dances through classic cars to the Independence March.

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President of Poland – Andrzej Duda. Photo: Julia Chodor
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100 years of Independence

On November 11, the Poles celebrated the hundredth anniversary of regaining Independence after 123 years of Russian, German and Austro-Hungarian annexation. On this occasion many events took place. In my report, I present images from four of them:

  • the Independence Run,
  • the national anthem singing on Piłsudski Square,
  • the Antifa march, which gathered about 70 people and
  • the Independence March in which over 250,000 people took part.

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Polish tradition

This post is for my friend who has Polish roots. This Polish tradition is a great fun for kids. On Holy Saturday, we prepare small baskets with different kind of food inside, from bread and meat to fruits and cake. The most important are salt and PAINTED eggs. And just painting eggs is the best fun for kids.

When baskets are ready we take them to church to bless.

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Girls are painting eggs. Photo: Julia Chodor

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