To restore the hurricane-ravaged forest, over 3,000 people banded together to create the huge Polish Eagle using 23,000 birches, 67,000 pines and hundreds of larches - in just one day.
The ship-building project was aimed at teaching people humility and self-respect.
The national team was just three minutes from victory in a dramatic match against Angola.
An island in a sea of forest, and boasting a history swathed in an imperial cloak, the village of Białowieża is an unmissable attraction.
By recycling ancient hard disks and floppy-disk drives a student created a rare music machine.
If you fly over Poland tonight and in the coming days you’ll see a sea of lights twinkling in the darkness. Not from cars or streetlights, but from the millions of candles that Poles put on the graves of their families. It’s the 1st of November. It’s All Saints Day. An emotional day where Poland’s past and present come together in a moving act of national and individual remembrance. In this special episode of Heart of Poland, Patrick Ney visits one of Warsaw’s most important cemeteries to take you straight to the heart of this day. Discover the traditions and origins of All Saints Day and hear from people visiting the graves of loved ones and special figures from Polish history.Share if this film moved you and share your comments below.
Despite being blind since birth the 13-year-old boy plays the piano and had always dreamed of performing live before a crowd.
According to the green-fingered organisers: “Scythe cutting is growing in popularity because lawn mowers make a lot of noise and release a lot of fumes. It is unpleasant to push a lawn mower around, but scythe cutting is a beautiful thing with an interesting history.”
Mr Włodek can hit the market again with a new van and new books thanks to public donations.
Villagers set about transforming the little concrete bus stop by adding a table, chairs, artwork and a traditional cuckoo clock. At Easter they cover it in festive decorations and at Christmas they add a Christmas tree.