On the Independence Day, wishes from all over the world flowed to Poland. “Happy birthday” wished, among others, the President of the European Council, Charles Michel. On Twitter, the European Commission emphasized that “today we are celebrating Poland’s Independence Day. Poland has been part of the European Union since 2004” – we read in the Commission’s entry.
On the occasion of the National Independence Day, many buildings in Poland and abroad have been illuminated in white and red, including the Presidential Palace and the Belweder Palace. Abroad, the bridge is highlighted in white and red. Samuel Beckett in Dublin.
“On the occasion of the National Independence Day, a special illumination in national colors is displayed in the building where the Meeting Room is located” – wrote on the Sejm social network account on Twitter.
Each of the walls of the Jasna Góra Monastery Tower has also been highlighted in white and red.
Illumination also decorated the statue of Marshal Józef Piłsudski in Warsaw.
Wishes for Poland on the occasion of Independence Day
Many international institutions and representatives greeted Poland on the occasion of Independence Day. “Happy birthday, Poland, on Independence Day” – wrote the President of the European Council Charles Michel on Twitter.
Manfred Weber, chairman of the deputies’ group of the European People’s Party, “wished all Polish friends” a wonderful and peaceful celebration. “
“Congratulations and best wishes to our colleagues in the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to Polish citizens on the occasion of their National Independence Day,” North Macedonian Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani wrote on Twitter.
On Twitter, the European Commission emphasized that “today we are celebrating Poland’s Independence Day. Poland has been part of the European Union since 2004”.
“Join us in celebrating our ally’s Independence Day,” it was reported via the NATO social account on Twitter.
Frontex also wished Poland “all the best for Independence Day”.
On the occasion of the 103rd anniversary of Poland regaining independence, the Canadian-Polish Congress raised the Polish flag in front of the Ontario Legislative Assembly.
The Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulated Poland via Twitter. “Our countries are united by a partnership and we look forward to further fruitful cooperation within the EU and NATO” – it was written.
National Independence Day
On November 11, Poland was celebrating the National Independence Day to commemorate the transfer by the Regency Council of the supreme command of Polish troops to Józef Piłsudski on that day in 1918.
The holiday was established by the Seym of the Republic of Poland in 1937. They were abolished in 1945 and were not officially celebrated throughout the entire period of the Polish People’s Republic. The holiday was reintroduced in 1989 by law – since then, the National Independence Day on November 11 is a day off from work.
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