Sunday, September 13, Poland is Celebrating its National Day

13 September

Poland is celebrating its National Day on September 13 at Expo Milano 2015. The day will begin at 10:30 with a performance by the Polish Military Orchestra, followed at 11:00 by the official ceremony; guest of honor at the ceremony will be Janusz Piechocinski, Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy. After the flag-raising ceremony, the singing of the national anthems of Poland and Italy and the official remarks, there will be a parade to the Poland Pavilion. There, at noon, an exhibit of Polish contemporary design by the Warsaw Institute of Industrial Design will be presented, followed by a live concert by pop star Marika and more performances, culinary specialties of the Polish Army, games with prizes and entertainment for children. To conclude, beginning at 20:00, there will be a dance party with Polish and Italian tunes from the sixties and seventies.

Poland at Expo Milano 2015

A wooden case covered with recycled wooden apple crates begins the visitor's experience at the Poland Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 as Poland pays homage to the leading fruit produced by the country. One of the attractions of the pavilion is its magical garden that welcomes visitors with the strains of a waltz by Wojciech Kilar. Ancient forests, swamps, Alpine mountains, granite rocks, lakes, sheltered valleys, and immense shifting sand dunes: Poland is one of the few European countries with such a variety of landscapes and habitats. There are 23 national parks in Poland extending over 300,000 hectares, or one percent of the total surface. Explore this fascinating country, beginning at Expo Milano 2015.

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