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Polish museums and galleries open virtually during coronavirus quarantine. Posted by on Mar 19, 2020

The coronavirus has touched a diverse collection of countries and cultures. The World Health Organization has labelled COVID-19 a pandemic. And as we all learned, over-reacting is better than non-reacting. Last few days and weeks has been different for everyone, with places like schools, museums, restaurants, bars and many other places closed. Coronavirus (koronawirus), social distancing…

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Have you heard about “Black Protest” against abortion ban in Poland? Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

In recent days you probably have noticed pictures of people dressed in black to protest a law advanced by the ruling PiS party which would ban all abortions (aborcje). The demonstration, #CzarnyProtest (Black Protest), takes place in different cities in Poland and major cities worldwide. People on social media, both in Poland and beyond, have raised their…

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ALS ice bucket challenge? A little more about it in Polish Posted by on Aug 22, 2014

If you are on the social media (and probably 95 % of us are) you most likely heard about ALS bucket challenge.  Almost all of social media pages have been deluged lately with videos and pictures of friends, family and random celebrities dumping buckets of ice-cold water over their heads. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge…

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What to watch when you are in Poland? Posted by on Oct 22, 2013

Whenever we visit my family in Poland, my husband is always looking for english channels…And I’m sure you do the same while in Poland. However, if you can’t find anything you like in English, watching Polish show/movie could be a great way to practice Polish! The broad range of national and international TV stations is…

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Social media in Poland Posted by on Sep 5, 2013

Social media have been in our lives for a long time now…and they seem to be overtaking the world! A lot of people wake up in the morning and first thing they do is checking their Facebook/Twitter/etc account…Do you know how people use social media in Poland? Here is a little info about it: Facebook…

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Social media terms in Polish Posted by on Aug 2, 2013

It shouldn’t be any big surprise that social media is a huge part of our daily lives. It has certainly changed the way we communicate with those around us, how we get news that is important to us and even how we learn. The popularity of social medias has no doubt had a major impact…

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Second Anniversary of Smoleńsk plane crash Posted by on Apr 11, 2012

It’s hard to believe, but Poland is marking 2nd anniversary (druga rocznica) of the 2010 plane crash (katastrofa samolotu) that killed its president Lech Kaczyński and 95 others. Ceremonies took place at Powązki military cemetery in Warsaw, and at the crash site near a military airfield in Smoleńsk, western Russia. However the late president’s twin, Jarosław…

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