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Smingus Dyngus

smingus dyngus

A picture taken of boys filling buckets and water pistols with water drawn from a town water pump on Easter Monday in Skwierzyna, Lubuskie, Poland. In Poland this day is known as Śmingus Dyngus and is a tradition, which involves boys running around the villages, towns and cities of Poland throwing water on others. Tradition states that girls who get caught and soaked with water will marry within the year. Related link: Easter in Poland.

Alternative names: Oblewania; Lany Poniedziałek


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