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Posted on 11/11/2007 11:01:48 AM PST by lizol
Touch the Independence
November 11 is when Poles celebrate Independence Day, in memory of when Poland re-emerged as a nation in 1918 after 123 years of partition.
At 13.00, a historical parade will take place in the centre of Warsaw, through the streets Nowy Swiat and Krakowski Przedmieści.
The celebrations take place under the title Touch the Independence. The National Army Museum is throwing open its doors and school children will be encouraged to touch and interact with the exhibits.
The National Theatre is putting on a special show entitled The Road to Independence.
Events are also taking place throughout Poland.
President Lech Kaczynski will be hosting a visit by President of Lithuania Valdus Adamkus, who will accompany him during the celebrations and ceremonies at Pilsudski Square.
Today is the second national holiday when all major stores are closed under new restrictions of trade brought in by the previous government led by Law and Justice. All retail outlets are forbidden to trade unless the owners themselves are behind the till.
Great pics! 11/11 at 11:11 AM WW1 ended, Poland was free. And it’s Vets’ Day. A great day all around.
Beautiful pics! May God richly bless Poland on this, her Independence Day celebration.
Best Wishes and Happy Armistice Day.
Thanks for the pictures.
God bless the country of Poland.
Happy Independence Day, lizol. Great photos!
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