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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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The important date of November 11th in Poland Posted by on Nov 11, 2017

99 years ago, in 1918 Poland, after 123 years of occupation (1795-1918), regained independence and to commemorate this date has adopted public holiday on November 11. November 11 is a statutory day off from work. The main celebration of the holiday take place in Warsaw at the Piłsudski Square at the Tomb of the Unknown…

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Amazing cars made out of scrap metal in Poland! Posted by on Jul 6, 2017

We all know that recycling is good. We all should do it! And just imagine how many awesome things we can make out of recycled materials! I always look for different things to recycle around the house. Most of the time to make arts and crafts with my girls:) In the 1990s Pruszków earned the…

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What Polish museums to visit and why? Posted by on Jun 27, 2017

Poland has a rich, often dark, but exceedingly interesting history to tell. Not limited to the simple course of time, and the events that have occurred within, the Polish story is one that is interested in so many ways: from war and conflict, to film, art, architecture and literature. Accordingly, there is a thriving museum…

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Poland Posted by on Jan 27, 2017

As many of you know, Poland was the first country invaded by Nazi Germany on September 1, 1939. With a stab in the back from the Soviet Union on September 17, Poland disintegrated within weeks as a sovereign state. Its western and northern territory was incorporated into the German Reich, the center and south became…

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Great museums to visit in Poland Posted by on Apr 24, 2015

Here is a list of some great museums worth visiting in Poland! Everyone should find something interesting:) Museum of the Warsaw Uprising (Warsaw) Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego: When you’re done walking through the exhibitions and watching the startling documentaries filmed during the fighting in 1944 on display here, you’ll understand a lot more about the Poles’ resolve…

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