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Our Comenius assisstant at CP Lo Romero, Sant joan d'Alacant (Spain), prepared this presentation to show students his country.

Asia Niechajowicz

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  • 1. POLAND POLO Ñ A POLSKA
  • 2. THE CAPITAL CITY OF POLAND:
    • WARSAW
    • VARSOVIA
    • WARSZAWA
  • 3. THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND
  • 4. THE MEANING OF COLOURS ON THE FLAG:
    • WHITE: PURITY, MORALITY AND GOODNESS
    • RED: * BRAVERY, HEROISM
    • * THE MEAINING WAS ADDED AFTER MANY WARS POLAND HAS FOUGHT. THE ORIGINAL ANCIENT MEANING OF RED WAS NOBILITY AND DIGNITY (RED PAINT USED TO BE VERY EXPENSIVE AND USED ONLY BY RICH PEOPLE)
  • 5. FORM OF GOVERNMENT: PARLIMENTARY DEMOCRACY
    • NAME OF THE PRESIDENT:
    • BRONISŁAW
    • KOMOROWSKI
    • / BRONISWAV
    • KOMOROVSKI/
  • 6. HOW BIG IS POLAND?
    • - IT HAS 322 575 sqkm
    • - IT IS THE 69 TH BIGGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD*
    • *SPAIN IS THE 52 TH BIGGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD
  • 7.  
  • 8. WHERE IS POLAND?
    • IT’S IN CENTRAL
    • EUROPE
    • AT THE BALTIC SEA
  • 9. POLAND’S NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES:
    • GERMANY
    • CZECH REPUBLIC
    • SLOVAKIA
    • UKRAINE
    • BELARUS
    • LITHUANIA
  • 10. POLAND IS DIVIDED INTO 16 REGIONS CALLED VOIVODSHIPS*: *EACH VIOVODSHIP HAS ITS OWN COAT OF ARMS
  • 11. TRADITIONAL POLISH FOOD: PIEROGI DUMPLINGS ROSÓŁ CHICKEN SOUP
  • 12. BARSZCZ Z USZKAMI BEETROOT SOUP WITH MUSHROOM DUMPLINGS BIGOS CABBAGE AND MEAT STEW
  • 13. TRADITIONAL POLISH FESTIVALS
  • 14. 21ST MARCH FIRST DAY OF SPRING DROWNING OF ‘MARZANNA’ – A DOLL MADE OF STRAW WHICH IS A SYMBOL OF WINTER EASTER TIME EASTER MONDAY – ŚMIGUS DYNGUS WHEN BOYS POUR WATER ON GIRLS
  • 15. 1ST MAY – DAY OF LABOUR PEOPLE WITH POLISH FLAGS DURING CELEBRATIONS 3RD MAY – DAY OF CONSTITUTION OFFICIAL MASS WITH PARTICIPATION OF POLISH ARMY
  • 16. 1ST NOVEMBER ALL SAINTS DAY PEOPLE LIGHT CANDLES ON GRAVES AND PRAY TOGETHER ON CEMENTARIES 30TH NOVEMBER ST. ANDREW’S DAY ANDRZEJKI PEOPLE POUR WAX THROUGH KEY HOLES AND PREDICT FUTURE FROM WAX FIGURES
  • 17. 4TH DECEMBER ST. BARBARA DAY – TRADITIONAL DAY OF COAL MINERS ORCHESTRA OF COAL MINERS IN TRADITIONAL CLOTHES
  • 18. 6TH DECEMBER SANTA CLAUS DAY 24TH DECEMBER CHRISTMAS EVE WIGILIA TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS EVE SUPPER CONSISTING OF 12 DISHES
  • 19. FAMOUS CITIES OF POLAND
  • 20. WARSZAWA
    • FACTS:
    • Situated on both sides of main Polish river Wisła ( Vistula )
    • Polish government headquraters
    • Completely destroyed during World War II and rebuilt after the war
  • 21. PALACE OF CULTURE AND SCIENCE METRO STATION
  • 22. GOVERNMENT HEADQUARTERS PALACE ON WATER
  • 23. WROCŁAW
    • FACTS:
    • Selected European Capital of Culture 2016
    • Situated on both sides of the second biggest Polish river: Odra
    • One of the biggest and oldest cities in Poland
  • 24. OLD CITY VIEW MAIN SQUARE
  • 25. CENTENNIAL HALL WHERE CONCERTS AND SPORT EVENTS TAKE PLACE PANORAMA ON THE CITY CENTRE
  • 26. KATOWICE
    • Capital city of Silesia region ( Śląsk) - industrial region of Poland
    • Has got many coal mines
    • Famous for its sport hall called Spodek ( saucer) which looks like a UFO
  • 27. SPODEK OLD MINING DISTRICT AND A COAL MINE
  • 28. VIEW ON THE CITY CENTRE
  • 29. KRAKÓW
    • Historical capital city of Poland
    • Academic and artistic centre
    • According to a legend it used to have a dragon
    • Like Warszwa, Kraków lays on Wisła river
  • 30. VIEW ON THE CASTLE CALLED WAWEL STATUE OF CRACOVIAN DRAGON BREATHING FIRE FLORIAN’S GATE
  • 31. MAIN SQUARE OLD MARKET PLACE WHERE PEOPLE SOLD CLOTHES CALLED SUKIENNICE (FROM POLISH WORD MEANING A SKIRT)
  • 32. GDAŃSK
    • Situated at the seaside
    • Fourth biggest Polish city
    • Known for the uprising of Polish workers during Communism in Poland
    • Famous for annual summer Sand Festival when artists make sand sculptures on the beach
  • 33. NEPTUN’S FOUNTAIN DUTCH-STYLE BUILDINGS
  • 34. HARBOUR SAND SCULPTURE