Historic sites lit up to mark 100 years of Poland's independence
PR dla Zagranicy
The Presidential Palace and the Belvedere Palace in Warsaw have been lit up in the colours of the Polish national flag to mark the 100th anniversary of Poland's independence in 2018.
The facade of the Belvedere Palace in Warsaw has been lit up in the colours of the national flag. Photo: PAP/Jacek Turczyk
Both historic sites have traditionally served as the official residences of the Polish President.
The illuminated facade of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. 2018 marks 100 years since Poland regained its independence. Photo: PAP / Jacek Turczyk
On 5 December, Polish President Andrzej Duda officially inaugurated year-long celebrations to mark 100 years since Poland regained its independence.
A special committee was established last year to oversee the centenary celebrations. It comprises of parliament marshals, Prime Minister, ministers as well as representatives of political groupings, religious denominations and labour unions, among others.