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Over the decades, Dyngus Day has become a wonderful holiday to celebrate Polish-American culture, heritage and traditions.
There are many stories that attempt to explain the origins of the day.
Buffalo, New York is unofficially the Dyngus Capital of America with the largest concentration of festival locations and live polka music.
Expect to pay admission fees ranging between - for most Dyngus festival hall activities.
Many Polish customs date back to pre-Christian practices of our Slavic ancestors. D., Dyngus Day has been associated with the baptism of Prince Mieszko I.
The custom of pouring water is an ancient spring rite of cleansing, purification, and fertility. Tradition states that Prince Mieszko I along with his court was baptized on Easter Monday.
Thus, Dyngus Day and its rites of sprinkling with water have become a folk celebration in thanksgiving for the fact that the first king of Poland was baptized into Christianity, bringing Catholicism to Poland.
In more modern times, the tradition continued when farm boys in Poland wanted to attract notice from the girls of their choice.The ladies would reciprocate by throwing dishes & crockery and Tuesday was their day of revenge, imitating the same tactics.