February 18, 2018
Syrena (The Mermaid) or Syrenka (The Little Mermaid) – a Polish car – two-door sedan with two-stroke engines – manufactured from 1957 to 1983, first by FSO in Warsaw, later (from 1972) by FSM in Bielsko-Biała. More than half a million cars have been produced in several models: 100, 101, 102, 103, 104 and 105 (the most popular).
Syrenka Warszawska (The Mermaid of Warsaw), reprezented on Warsaw’s coat of arms, is the symbol of the Polish capital. According to the legend Syrenka is protecting the city and its residents.
Feb 15, 2018
Fat Thursday (Tłusty Czwartek) is a Donuts Thursday in Poland! It’s the last Thursday of the Carnival, just before the Lent – time of fasting – starts on Ash Wednesday.