Independence March starts in Warsaw city centre

Independence March starts in Warsaw. Mateusz Marek/PAP

The 10th Independence March set off from Warsaw city centre at 3:00 p.m. on Poland's Independence Day on Monday. It was inaugurated with the singing of the national anthem.

Addressing the gathering, the deputy head of the National Movement, Krzysztof Bosak, underlined that Poland had changed over this decade.

"No one can have any doubts today that the Independence March is the largest patriotic event both in Poland and Europe," Bosak said.

One of the march's organisers appealed to its participants to behave in accordance with the law.

The March is planned to go along Jerozolimskie Avenue and the Poniatowskiego Bridge, and to end at the National Stadium after 7:00 p.m.