Holidays in Poland
Are you interested in visiting Poland or moving there? Just like your home country there are holidays that are celebrated. A person will see that some countries share some of the same holidays. Some holidays that are celebrated are Christmas, Easter, New Years, Constitution Day(May 3), Day of Assumption(Aug 15), and National Independence Day (Nov 11).
Constitution Day (May 3)
Celebrates the day that the Constitution of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was adopted this took place on May 3, 1971. It was the first constitution for of Europe and the second in the world.
Day of Assumption (Aug 15)
The Day of Assumption is also known as Polish Army Day. It celebrates the Warsaw Battle that was fought August 12-25, 1920. This battle not only brought Independence of Poland, but protected the Europe from the spread of communism and soviet totalitarianism. On this day the churches hold mass for fallen soldiers. This day is also known as the Day of Blessed Mother of Herbs. This day is follows the tradition of blessing and making offerings of herbs, crops, and flowers. Blessing the crops is used to provide a safe and harmonious home all year.
National Independence Day (Nov 11)
Just like Independence Day is an important holiday for the United States it is just as important for Poland. Poland spent 123 years in captivity. On November 11, 1918 regained their independence.