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77th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising Posted by on Aug 2, 2021

5pm was a very important time in Warsaw, Poland. Today is 77th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (Powstanie Warszawskie). 5pm was W Hour (Godzina W), when Warsaw remembered the heroes who fought against nazis during the Warsaw Uprising. Today, at 5pm Warsaw stopped for one minute to remember the heroes (bohaterowie) who fought against Nazi horror…

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What is in your beach bag? Posted by on Jun 30, 2021

Summer is here it has been a pretty hot one so far – here in New Hampshire, and I’m pretty sure in most of the USA. Beach is perfect for hot days of course, so what is usually in your beach bag? We are packing the coolers, loading up our cars, and getting ready to…

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Can you name most common board games in Polish? Posted by on Jun 1, 2021

Board games (gry planszowe) have been played, traveled, and evolved in most cultures and societies throughout history. Board games are tabletop games that typically use pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked board. Why is this post about board games? Because today is an International Tabletop Day! And it is also Children’s Day (Dzień Dziecka)…

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Have you heard about Polish Juwenalia Festival? Posted by on May 28, 2021

Juwenalia is a festival organized for students of Polish universities and is definitely an event one should not miss! This holiday is usually celebrated every year in May, before the summer exams, sometimes at the beginning of June. I’m pretty sure every student in Poland loves the month of May! The month is filled with…

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Tomorrow is International Astronomy Day! Posted by on May 14, 2021

Astronomy Day (Dzień Astronomii) is an international event designed to celebrate all facets of astronomy.  It is observed twice a year both in spring (May 15th) and fall (October 9th). Astronomy (astronomia) is a natural science that has always been present in human history. Our ancestors looked at the sky, curious about what was beyond our…

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Earth Day quotes in Polish Posted by on Apr 22, 2021

Earth Day: girl and the planets

As you know, today is Earth Day (Dzień Ziemi)! It is an annual event held on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Whether it’s a walk through the woods, picking up litter, recycling or buying more Earth-friendly products, there are many ways to celebrate this day! In today’s post I’m going to give you…

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