A Special Thank You to the Polish American Congress of Arizona

Polish Heritage Ball 2016, Phoenix Arizona

L-R, Bogumil Horchem, Honorary Consul Republic of Poland, Katrina, and author Greg Archer

I’m sending a special thank you to the Polish American Congress of Arizona for graciously including me on their guest list for the 42nd Annual Polish Heritage Ball. The event, timed closely to Polish Independence Day, was a true celebration of Polish culture from folk dancing to Chopin. More photos below. Continue reading

Polish Independence Day is Celebrated Every Year on November 11

Celebrating Polish Independence Day Banner

Banner from Taylor & Francis online.

Polish Independence Day is celebrated every year on November 11. In the United States, we celebrate November 11 as Veterans Day. The United Kingdom celebrates November 11 as Armistice Day. The single event all commemorations trace back to is the end of World War I on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month. Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allies that morning. Poland returned to the map of Europe for the first time in 123 years.

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