5 Poles Who Won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Not many people remember that we have the rare honor of having five separate winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Thus we would like to remind of who they were and about their work. The first Pole who received that prestigious award was Henryk Sienkiewicz. He mainly wrote historical novels. His most recognized book that made him famous is Quo Vadis. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1905. The second winner was
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Polish Christmas traditions

Christmas is one of the most festive Catholic celebrations in Poland. It plays a major part in Polish culture and tradition. Poles love Christmas celebrations. The customs related to this beautiful family festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ have been observed with reverence for generations. ADuring this special, every Polish family decorates a Christmas tree, shares a Christmas wafer, sings Christmas carols and exchanges gifts. On Christmas Eve, 24 December, right after sunset, children
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The Tradition of Decorating Christmas Tree

Christmas trees are decorated and lit in family rooms on the day of Christmas Eve. Other trees are placed in most public areas and outside churches. No one can imagine Christmas without beautifully decorated tree. But where and how has it all started? Decorating Christmas tree is one of the youngest Christmas traditions in Poland. It was brought to us from Germany in XVIII century. At first it was popular only in big cities. With
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