Table of Contents Poland • Poland - main information • Poland and our neighbourhood • Culture of Poland • Ourisn – interesting places Limanowa • Main information • Culture • Tourism – interesting places Our School • History Gallery Bibliography
Poland – Main Information • Official Name: RzeczpospolitaPolska – The Republic of Poland • Poland: A country in Central Europe • One of the Slavic countries • President: BronisławKomorowski • National symbols: White-red flag, White eagle (emblem), Anthem: MazurekDąbrowskiego • Capital: Warszawa (Warsaw) • Main River: Wasła • Main Religion: Christianity
BronisławKomorowski The Warsaw Siren Polish flag with emblem Poland in Europe
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Culture of Poland Famous People: Painters: Jan Matejko Stańczyk
Culture of Poland Famous People: Painters: Jacek Malczewski Medusa
Musicans Ignacy Jan Paderewski Fryderyk Chopin WojciechKilar
Scientists Maria Skłodowska - Curie MikołajKopernik
Writers & Poets: Adam Mickiewicz Bolesław Prus Henryk Sienkiewicz
Pope John Paul the IInd
Tourism The whole of Poland is a touristic country, so it is hard to show you every interesting thing and place here. From the blue Baltic Sea in the north to the highest mountains in the South, we have many interesting places with relics and museums. From the northern cities like Gdańsk and Gdynia, through the central Warsaw to the southern Krakow and Zakopane. I must also mention our 23 National Parks.
Limanowa – Main Information • A town situated in South Poland (Małopolska State) • Population: 15,146 people • Mayor: WładysławBieda • Main bourn: Sowlina • Blazon of Limanowa:
Limanowa - Culture In Limanowa we take care of our traditions and culture which are mostly connected with our religion. The most important celebrations are for example: Christmas, Easter and Dożynki (a day when we thank God for good crops). With all our hearts we adore the Mother of God. A really important time for us is the first Daturday of a month when many of us go to the market square to pray to our Mother. We call it ‘RóżaniecFatimski’.
Limanowa - Culture We celebrate DniLimanowej (Days of Limanowa). There is always some good music, many competitions. Everyone can find something to enjoy there.
Limanowa - Culture Our folk are connected with the mountains. We have some regional bands like: ‘SpodKicek’ and ‘Limanowianie’. These are bands where they sing and dance our regional songs and dances in traditional suits.
Limanowa - Culture The young people have enough places here to study and improve their talents.
Limanowa - Tourism There are many interesting places which are worth seeing in Limanowa. Our town is surrounded by mountains and hills, also there are beautiful towns and villages that you can visit.
John Paul IInd Monument The Outside Altar
The memorial of the murdered people in 1939-1945 in Katyń, Charków, Miednoje and Oświęcim.