Happy Dyngus Day!

Happy Dyngus Day!

Warsaw : Poland | Apr 05, 2010 at 11:14 AM PDT
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Smingus Dyngus in hostel (Poland 2008)

Never heard of Dyngus Day before? It is also called Wet Monday and the rest of the details are provided below!

Many people are not even aware of Dyngus Day, but it is actually a day which is celebrated in different parts of the world. Dygnus Day is also called Wet Monday or the Easter Monday and it starts on the Monday after Easter and lasts till the Saturday of the week. On this Dyngus Day, boys greet girls by throwing water on them. Not only that, they wake up girls by throwing a bucket of water over them and striking their legs with long, decorated tree branches. This tradition takes place in Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The Dyngus Day is also another day to celebrate after Easter and it lasts for six days till Saturday. This year, you can even enjoy Dyngus Day in Buffalo, since it will be celebrated there and people will get to not only throw water on the girls but also enjoy music, parades, food and other festivities. So enjoy your Dyngus Day!

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