Poles Aloud show 21

Every Sunday at 5pm on Somer Valley FM & Monday at 1pm on Bradley Stoke Radio 

Academy Awards – a sentimental look back at the possible Polish Oscar winners, focusing on the Polish equivalent of Gone with the Wind, aka the epic family drama Noce i Dnie (Nights & Days). The series that followed was extremely popular with the Polish audience and the lead actors are well remembered and recognised to this day, Jadwiga Barańska and late Jerzy BińczyckiYou can follow Jadwiga Barańska on her facebook profile. Below, a mega famous waltz from the film.

TraditionsFat Thursday full of Polish doughnuts & faworki/ chrust (angel wings), followed by English Shrove Tuesday with pancakes – what could be better for our spirits, but not the waist line. Also, we’re going to briefly mention Women’s Day celebrated on 8th March – full history & traditions will be explained in the next episode.

Current affairs – updates on the situation in Ukraine, opinions of Poles living close to the boarders and what can you do to help – talk to others, discuss and question Putin’s decisions.

A hero’s welcome – the winners of Winter Olympics back at home and how were they welcomed both in Poland and UK.

Plus the usual mix of news, music and language (Polish for beginners) – check us out on facebook & twitter.