Polish Easter. Easter in Poland ! Easter is a holiday which begins spring. What does it mean for Polish people and h ow do we celebrate this event? Here is a short presentation.
It is called „święconka”, in English „blessed food”. It a small garnished basket, where people put some hard-boiled eggs, bread, salt, meat, fruit and an Easter bunny, and they take it to churchto have it blessed.The „blessed food” will start breakfast on Holy Sunday.
They are usually colourfully painted or dyed. They can be also embellished with wax designs or the patterns can be carved in the shell with the use of a sharp tool. These beautiful eggs will be then a decoration of the table!