President Andrzej Duda and PM Mateusz Morawiecki, on Monday, sent greetings to the faithful of the Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Eastern Churches who, according to the Julian calendar, are celebrating Christmas.
Take a stroll through a town on January 6 and there is a fair chance you’ll run into the Three Wise Men backed by a procession.
Led by renowned gingerbread artist Marcin Goetz, more than 30 artists came together to create the 80-square-metre gingerbread town in the city of Gliwice, southwest Poland.
The beautiful cards depict what today we would consider fairly traditional seasonal scenes. But within the context of their times, depicting religious themes and symbols was revolutionary.
On Christmas Eve, TFN takes a look at some of the festive traditions of bygone times and the meanings behind them including talking farm animals and the significance of hay on the dining table.
Following the brutal killings, local villagers on a bus who had watched the young family being battered to death were paid hush money. The subsequent investigation concluded it had been an accident until the conspiracy of silence was broken by a young boy.
In an online address on Tuesday, President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda wished Poles a merry Christmas, and said that the season was a time to celebrate with family and loved ones.
We take a quick glance back at our favourite stories on TFN during 2019.
This week Dan compares Polish Christmas festivities with those in ‘the West’ and wonders why Polish carols are so little-known out side of Poland.
Israeli Ambassador to Poland Alexander Ben Zvi conveyed his best wishes on Twitter on Sunday on the occasion of the forthcoming Hanukkah and Christmas holidays.