In May days are getting longer, there is more sun (well, at least it should be), exams are not so close yet, you can spend some time outside having a barbecue with your friends and so on... But there is one more thing, for which every student is waiting for the whole year. It is called JUWENALIA.
I was asked by one of my friends to bake a green cake, about which I've told her before I left to Poland. So I invited her for baking together. We got a really tasty cake. I think, that boys who tried it, will agree with us. Forest moss The name suggests that when seeing and … Czytaj dalej Spring baking
As many other Christian traditions, even Easter is closely connected with previous Pagan traditions. Therefore, the origin of some customs is not clear or is somehow linked to both roots. Nevertheless, nowadays we are thinking about Easter more like it is a Christian tradition and even the name for Easter in Czech language “Velikonoce” comes from velká (English: Great) and the word noc (English: Night). So, the celebration of the great night when Jesus Christ was risen.
Lany poniedziałek, called also Śmigus-dyngus is an old Polish tradition. People pour water on each other. It starts early in the morning. Everyone wants to get up early and be the first to wake all the family with water. Small water toys, water guns, glasses of water or even bucket of water can be used! … Czytaj dalej Wet Monday tradition
Easter is in Poland both religious and family festival. All family gathers at the table full of special delicious dishes and celebrates together. It can be either the closest family, or grandpas, all aunts, auncles and cousins. Easter breakfast The most important is Easter breakfast. It can begin with a short pryer, reading from the … Czytaj dalej Easter in Poland
In Poland there is quite unique custom. Although it is not well-known in many countries, it has a very long tradition. Blessing of food is rooted in the 7th century. In 12th century it contained bread and eggs blessing. The oldest information confirming this tradition in Poland can be found in 13th and 14th century. … Czytaj dalej Blessing of Easter Foods
The direct preparation for Easter celebration of Jesus Resurrection is called Triduum. It connects three days: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. How does it look like in Scotland and Poland? Maundy Thursday Religion On Maundy Thursday Catholics celebrate Solemn Mass of Lord's Supper. It has to memorise the Last Supper, which Jesus celebrated … Czytaj dalej Triduum christian celebrations