Poland

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Guide to the Best Souvenirs from Poland – Polish-made Products to Buy

When you visit Poland, you may be overwhelmed with your options for what to buy. The country, after all, produces many high-quality, unique, useful, and beautiful Polish-made products. As a result, if you’re looking to bypass the tchotchkes, you’re sure to find something special that ticks all your requirements. And while a list of the …

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Folk Art from Poland: Discover Polish Traditional Crafts

The world of Polish traditional crafts is colorful, culturally meaningful, and reflects regional aesthetics. It also has strong ties to traditional folk life and Polish identity. Those who begin to explore the world of folk art from Poland find striking floral designs, bold hues, delicate patterns, symbolic imagery, and the perpetuation of traditional techniques passed …

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Easter in Poland: Traditions Through the Ages

Easter in Poland is a beautiful holiday that straddles Christian and pagan traditions. Because the majority of Poland’s population identifies as Catholic, it follows the Western church calendar in its celebrations, and Christian symbolism is strong in the observance of this holiday. However, like Easter in Lithuania, Poland’s neighbor, Catholicism and pre-Christian beliefs mingle into …

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