6 Easter OsternEaster is one of the most important celebrations in Poland, in which Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. On Easter Sunday morning families have a special breakfast in which they share the egg and wish each other all the best. Typically Polish symbols of Easter are wonderfully decorated eggs and colorful palms.
7 Polish Easter basket – Saturday before Easter children take this type of basket to church to bless the Easter food
8 Easter Monday Water-Throwing Day If you are in Poland on Easter Monday watch out - You may get very wet!
9 Christmas in Poland Weihnachten in Polen Christmas Eve is the biggest celebrations. It starts with Wigilia – a 12-course meal full of traditional Polish food like bigos, beetroot soup, dumplings, poppy-seed cake, cheese cake and many others.
10 Sharing the waferBefore the Wigilia starts we share the wafer and wish each other all the best. It’s a symbol of forgiving.
11 11 November -Independence Day Nationalfeiertag A national holiday in which Poles celebrate regaining independence after 123 years of partitions. A special ceremony takes place near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw
12 Polish music polnische Musik Fryderyk Chopinthe greatest composerand pianistPopular Polish types of music:disco –polo, rap, pop, electro, house, rock, metal