Mother's Day in Poland
Mothers across Poland are remembered on Mother’s Day (Dzien Matki), or Mothers’ Day, on May 26.
What Do People Do?
Many mothers and mother figures are given cards, flowers, cakes or other gifts on Mother’s Day in Poland. Children in some Polish schools and daycares make laurki, which are papers decorated with flowers and written with personal notes, for their mothers. Some schools host special Mother’s Day Events.
Father’s Day, on June 23, is also annually observed in Poland .
Mother’s Day is not a national public holiday in Poland.
Mother's Day in Poland was first celebrated in Krakow in 1923, but its popularity did not grow until World War II and after. This observance is celebrated worldwide but at different dates.
Gifts such as flowers symbolize one’s love for his or her mother on Mother’s Day in Poland.
About Mother's Day in other countriesRead more about Mother's Day.
Mother's Day Observances
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Quick FactsMother’s Day is celebrated in Poland on May 26 each year.
Mother's Day 2016Thursday, May 26, 2016
Mother's Day 2017Friday, May 26, 2017
Name in other languages
- Father's Day – Thursday, June 23, 2016
Other holidays in May 2016 in Poland
- Labor Day / May Day – Sunday, May 1, 2016
- Constitution Day – Tuesday, May 3, 2016
- Whit Sunday – Sunday, May 15, 2016
- Corpus Christi – Thursday, May 26, 2016