Poland, 2016-2018, The symbol that evokes feelings of patriotism and national pride in the Polish people is the eagle. Being on the Polish emblem, it is national symbol. But feelings of warmth and homeliness are associated with yet another bird, the stork, which reminds us of spring and the coming of new life. The slavic people believed that storks bare the news of bad crops or abundance, dry or rainy summers. A pair of storks seen flying together could be a forecast of an upcoming wedding or birth. Storks appear in Polish culture, commerce, poetry and painting. They were also common in folklore […]
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