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Colors of Poznan - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Poznan City Center The Poznan’s holiday calendar involves various festivals and celebrations. Every year there are different cooking events, festivals of art in the city and also important historical dates and trade fairs. One of the youngest and interesting celebrations is Festival of good taste, this gastronomical festival is celebrated in the middle of August. The basic part of entertaining events go off at the Market Square, the festival involves various entertaining events.
It is not only a major industrial and economic center, but also the present "cultural heart" of Poland. Such large number of historic buildings, monuments and iconic sites is simply hard to … Open
Festival of good taste opens the celebration, in this festival cookers from different countries of the world take a part. They represent their best production to the guests of festival, and these guests stand as severe and exacting judges. After degustation of cooking masterpiece the resting people are invited to musical concerts and masterclasses of globally known cooks.
Authors of famous cookery books, organizers of gastronomical tours and head-cooks of eminent European restaurants always arrive to the festival, they are glad to share with secrets of craft. Within the limits of festival there is the contest “Polish fruit liqueur of the year”, where producers of home fruit liqueurs take a part. This contest is the most dimensioned in the country, that’s why the victory is especially important for competitors. Copyright
Peculiar gastronomical sights of Poznan are so-called “milky bars”. They are very popular among tourists and youths, they represent small budgetary cafes, where it is possible to buy … Open
Lovers of modern cinema will be interested in visiting the city in late July, during the Tzadik festival. Festival’s program involves performances of popular musician collectives and also cinema. It is better to note that not only Polish actors, but also foreign ones take a part in this festival. Ulan Days historical festival is the most interesting, there is the dimensioned celebration in late April.
This event is dedicated to feats of 15th Poznan’s Ulan regiment, whose patron is Saint George. During the celebration there are beautiful historical reconstructions in the city, there are horce races and competitions in the rack trace. On the territory of Old Market the dimensioned trade fair works, the beautiful staging of battles are organized at the square in front of Fort Winiary. Participants of the celebration can compete in riding and archery and visit a lot of other interesting events.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Poznan
♥   Kolegiata Matki Boskiej Nieustającej Pomocy i św. Marii Magdaleny, Poznań, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Józefa, Poznań, 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika Archikatedralna św. Piotra i Pawła, Poznań, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika kolegiacka Matki Bożej Pocieszenia i św. Stanisława Biskupa, Szamotuły, 32.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika Archikatedralna Wniebowzięcia NMP i św. Wojciecha, Gniezno, 48.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Mikołaja, Leszno, 66.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Poznan
♥   Castle 'Imperial Castle' Poznau, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Royal Castle' Poznau, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rydzyna Castle' , 70.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Poland

Dances play an important role in Polish culture. The most famous is the mazurka. In the 19th century, it became one of the main ballroom dances in the whole of Europe. There are three varieties of this dance: mazur, oberek, and kujawiak. Mazur is a classic version and the most common. The famous Polish composer Frederic Chopin wrote more than 60 different melodies for this dance. Oberek has a more complex rhythm. Kujawiak, on the other hand, is more fluid and lyrical, reminiscent of a waltz. Polish folk dance appeared among the peasants. It personifies the national art of the country. With the help of the dance, the peasants celebrated the main events of their life, including weddings and harvesting. A huge number of people participate in it simultaneously. The dance is accompanied by complex poses, which give it the special spectacularity and temperament. … Open
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