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The Drowning of Marzanna: Polish way of saying farewell to Winter

Hello Spring and Goodbye Winter 🙂 In Poland, the first day of spring is celebrated by Drowning of Marzanna (in polish: Topienie Marzanny). Marzanna is the old Slavic goddess of winter, plague and death. By burning and drowning the effigy of Marzanna, the ancient Slavs wanted to protect themselves from winter and encourage the timely… Continue reading The Drowning of Marzanna: Polish way of saying farewell to Winter