Polish communities and state and local authorities worldwide commemorated Poland's independence centenary on Sunday, which also marks Polish Independence Day (Nov. 11).
Soon after regaining its independence Poland became one of first countries to give women the right to vote.
There is a place for everyone under the white and red colours; it is our flag, never white and never again red, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in his address at the start of Warsaw's White and Red March marking the 100th independence anniversary.
On Poland's Independence Day on Sunday, President Andrzej Duda conferred posthumously the Order of the White Eagle, the highest Polish distinction, upon 25 Poles "merited for the glory, prosperity and benefit of Poland."
TFN looks takes a before-and-after look at some of the cutting-edge buildings of the inter-war years.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has invited everyone to join Sunday's official Independence March in Warsaw, which, as he said, will be a "grand and safe" event, adding that he dreams of "a modern, happy Poland where people can talk to each other."
President Andrzej Duda on Poland's Independence Day on Sunday laid wreaths at monuments honouring Poland's statesmen Marshal Józef Piłsudski and Poland's inter-war prime minister and political leader Wincenty Witos.
As Poland celebrates the centenary of regaining independence on Sunday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki sent a message to all Poles via Twitter.
The spot about Poland's independence centenary was created in cooperation with, and the participation of, actor and director Mel Gibson, the Polish National Foundation (PFN) announced on Saturday.
The exhibition 'Symbols of Freedom' opened on Friday in Warsaw's Royal Castle. The show presents a self-portrait of Poles; it represents their history and their fight for independence, said President Andrzej Duda during his speech at the official opening.