Poles Aloud Show – 13th & 15th March 2016

We’re looking at the Women’s Day celebrations in Poland, back during the communist regime and nowadays. Also naming few of the famous Polish women known outside of Poland (not many, but watch out world – more is yet to come!).

Click the links here and here to read more about well known Polish females.

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photo from the polishyourpolish.blogspot.com

Plus our standard blocks including headlines from Poland, World Weird Web (bizarre, wonderful and strange news from around the world) and Polish for beginners (teaching you a word or two of Polish).

To listen to the show click on the stations’ names:

Somer Valley FM – every Sunday at 5pm (97.5 FM)

Bradley Stoke Radio (BSR) – every Tuesday at 1pm (103.4 FM), repeated Sundays at 1pm.

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Poles Aloud Show – 8th & 10th March 2015

Happy Women’s Day! You don’t know what Women’s Day is or how it’s celebrated in Poland? You’re definitely missing out – tune in to today’s show to find out what tights have to do with the Polish celebration of Women’s Day and what was Marie Curie’s real name.

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We’re also looking at profiles of some famous Polish women, known in the world and also those known only in Poland. All that with our standard blocks “World Weird Web” & Polish for beginners.

Somer Valley FM – every Sunday at 5pm (97.5 FM)

Bradley Stoke Radio (BSR) – every Tuesday at 1pm (103.4 FM), repeated Sundays at 1pm.

Don’t forget to check us out on facebook & twitter.

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

Women’s Day – it might be an international feast nowadays, but it has a long tradition in Poland celebrated even during the communist era. Find out what presents did the Polish women receive then and now.

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Flight habits – exploring the annoying side of passengers both Polish and English.

Polish Knights in combat – an annual fight of passion driven individuals dressed up in medieval costumes. It might sounds like fun, but it looks quite serious.

Pioneer of “bob”, Captain Poland and Poles not sop keen to vote in EU elections.

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

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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.