Tuesday, 7 March 2017

8th March women's day in Poland

7th March 2017
Personally I do not celebrate women's day but some women do.

Started as a political event, the holiday blended in the culture of many countries (primarily Russia and the countries of former Soviet block). In some celebrations, the day lost its political flavour, and became simply an occasion for men to express their love to the women around them.


Women's Day was very popular during communistic times and has been is celebrated more as a national holiday for all women, whether they are 8, or 80 years old. At that day, all women in Poland receive special attention usually by getting a flower – carnation and a pair of stockings. In addition to flowers and a pair of stockings, they sometimes receive greeting cards, which are not that popular in Poland as they are in North America. On May 8, 1965 by the decree of the USSR Presidium of the Supreme Soviet International, Women's Day was declared as a non working day in the USSR "in commemoration of the outstanding merits of Soviet women in communistic construction, in the defense of their Motherland during the Great Patriotic War, in their heroism and selflessness at the front and in the rear, and also marking the great contribution of women to strengthening friendship between peoples, and the struggle for peace. But still, women's day must be celebrated as are other holidays."




Have a great day Dear Women

14 comments:

  1. A very different take on Women's Day. Here we use it to recognise how far we have come in our search for equality - and how far we have to go.
    A Very Happy Women's Day to women everywhere.

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    1. yes you are right women are very important in each society

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  2. It never was a holiday in the US but this year there are protests being held in observance of the day and women are being encouraged to do no work. One school district in Virginia will close down because all the female teachers have requested the day off to protest.

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    1. Cynthia in my country is not public holiday,

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  3. It is always nice to receive flowers!

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    1. Andrew no iy is a typical weekday and we go to work

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  5. Gosh! Women's Day sounds more like Valentine's Day in the US.

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    1. Kay we also celebrate Valentine day here

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  6. I didn't even know there was a Women's Day to be celebrated. There is a day for everything these days, and one can't keep up with it all.
    Nice flowers.

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    1. Margaret we celebrate everything so it is so crazy

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  7. Flowers. Are always a welcome gift

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    1. I love flowers as most women do

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