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Polish Patriotic Songs Posted by on Nov 11, 2009

November 11. Święto Niepodległości. Independence Day. I wrote about it last year, if I remember correctly. So, this year, let’s celebrate it a little bit differently – with a song (and dance, but that’s optional). I have to say that I’m very undereducated when it comes to pieśni patriotyczne (patriotic songs). I remember something my…

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Polish Independence Day Posted by on Nov 12, 2008

Yesterday (November 11th) was the Polish Independence Day (Dzień Niepodległości), but according to my contact in Gdańsk, the celebrations were mostly invisible. The white and red flags appeared on street corners, but I was told that was about the extent of it. Most people were just happy to get an extra day off. And what…

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