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SUMMER JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Night of Jazz 2012 – 14 of July 2012 Small Square at 6 PM Summer Jazz Festival at Piwnica Pod Baranami was organized for the first time in 1996 . Today Krakow is giving you extra ordinary chance to feel the jazz … Continue reading

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Jewish Culture Festival

***Jewish Culture Festival *** 29.06 – 08.07 Kazimierz – Kraków — the symbol after the war of Jewish absence, it has again become a place of Jewish presence. During the festival you can discover beauty of Jewish culture, the richness of … Continue reading

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EURO 2012

KRAKOW EURO 2012 Today (June 12) u will see next matches of the UEFA European Football Championship. This day will be extramely important for Poles because of the match with Russia. You are all welcome to the common zone  -Krakow … Continue reading

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***National Integration Day and Festival of Magical Song***

9 – 10 JUNE 2012 !!! KRAKOW 7:30 P.M. If you can dream it. You can do it! DO you like music? Do you like good music? If yes, then Main Market Square on 9th and 10th is a place … Continue reading

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Polish food ;-))

What do you know about polish cuisine? Have you ever tried polish food? We can strongly recomend you couple of dishes which are worth to TRY! PIEROGI (DUMPLIGS) Most enduring of Polish culinary traditions are the PIEROGI, which the recourse to … Continue reading

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4 YEARS OF MOSQUITO !!!

We are pleased to announce that in this weekend MOSQUITO HOSTEL is celebrating his 4th birthday 🙂 Our hostel is growing up, and year by year is becoming better and better! Our hostel is not only made by beds and … Continue reading

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Piece of Italy in Mosquito

Ciao! Weather is going to be better and better,  that’s why we would like to bring more sun from lovely Italy. Today evening we will serve spaghetti bolognese! If Italy is not enought for you, Cracow wish to offer you … Continue reading

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Friday, friday, friday…

Finally, after whole week we can have a rest and enjoy our free time. Today in MOSQUITO we will prepare JELLO SHOTS, they looks like sweet jelly bears but they arn’t so innocent as they look like 🙂 Jello shots … Continue reading

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Wesołego Alleluja, Happy Easter, Felices Pascuas, Frohe Ostern, Joyeuses Pâques, Krisztus feltámadt, God påske, Христос воскресе, Sretan Uskrs!!!

Rabbits soft and cuddly, baby chickens, too. Easter eggs for baskets, white and pink and blue. Easter cards of greeting, Music in the air, Lilies just to tell us – it’s Easter everywhere. INTERESTING FACTS The first Easter baskets were made to look like … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun 😉

21st of March – first day of spring ;-))

Sun is coming, flowers are growing and warm wind is blowing! Everything seems to be nicer and better just feel the spirit of sprint!

In every first day of spring in Poland we are practicing old pogan tradition of spring – SINKING OF MARZANNA

Sinking of Marzanna is an old pagan custom. According to some sources “Marzanna” was a goddess which was offered grains after harvest in hope to ensure good crop the following year. According to other sources she was a goddess or death or winter. The name of “Marzanna” could originate from “marzec”, Polish name for month “March” since the ceremony was taking place in March.

Usually children and young adults took part in the ceremony. Marzanna puppet doll was walked through the houses of the village. In the evening she was taken away from the village illuminated by burnt jupiter branches which partly burned her. The burned marzanna was finally sunk in the river. This ceremony would be probably long forgotten if not an attempt to restore old pagan habits in place of Christian tradition by a communistic government.

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