Traditions and holidays
The Polish Independence Day commemorates Poland’s regained independence on 11th November 1918 after 123 years of partitions and rule by Russia, Prussia and Austria.
Christmas glass baubles
Poland has for years been world's potentate in the field of bauble production. Hand-made baubles are little masterpieces.
New Year’s Eve
In Poland, you can spend this exceptional night, among many other venues, 250 metres below the ground, at an open-air concert, at an opera or in a monastery.
Three Kings’ processions make their way throughout Poland
On 6 January, Three Kings’ processions featuring Caspars, Melchiors and Balthazars go down the streets of over a hundred Polish cities.
It is the oldest and the most important Christian feast in Poland, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Celebrated on 1 May, Labour Day is a public holiday. Poles love to spend it together with their families and friends, enjoying the so-called majówka, the May holidays.
National 3rd of May Holiday
On May 3, 1791, the Constitution of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was adopted.
During the feast, which falls 60 days after Easter, Catholics commemorate the Last Supper and the transubstantiation of bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.