Easter in Poland

Easter in Poland   The forty-days period of Lent starts after so called "Śledzik" or "Ostatki" - the last Tuesday before Lent. On Ash Wednesday, which is the first day of Lent, people go to church and ash is sprinkled on their head. Holy Week starts with Palm Sunday when people go to church with branches of small palms, called in Poland "bazie". Every year in some places there are contests on...
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