Centenary celebrations of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, the so-called 'Miracle on the Vistula,' will be held in Warsaw on August 15, the centrepiece of which will be a military parade, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Tuesday.
Dioceses had to adjust plans to owing to the pandemic with some cancelling grand processions.
President Andrzej Duda laid flowers in Krakow, southern Poland, on Sunday at the monument to Wincenty Witos (1874-1945), a prominent peasant movement member, parliamentarian and Polish prime minister before WW2, as Poland observes Peasant Movement Day on May 31.
The European Parliament (EP) hosted a ceremony on Tuesday marking the 100th anniversary of Poland's Wedding to the Sea, the country's regaining under the Versailles Treaty of access to the Baltic Sea, which it had lost in 1793.
The ‘Bambrzy’, who hailed from a northern Bavarian town in Germany, arrived in four waves at the invitation of King August II to make their homes in villages decimated by the Great Northern War (1700-1721) and a cholera epidemic. Many of these settlements are now parts of Poznań.