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    National Reading Day in Poland

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    President Andrzej Duda and First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda participated in the National Reading of Eliza Orzeszkowa’s “Nad Niemnem” at Saski Garden in Warsaw. The Presidential Palace was illuminated to underscore the importance of reading and national literature.

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    Warsaw, September 9, 2023 – The President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, along with the First Lady, Agata Kornhauser-Duda, participated in the solemn National Reading of Eliza Orzeszkowa’s “Nad Niemnem” held today at the Saski Garden in Warsaw. This event is part of the nationwide initiative known as “National Reading,” which promotes national literature and the culture of reading.

    To mark this occasion, the facade of the Presidential Palace was adorned with a special illumination, emphasizing the significance of this remarkable day in Poland’s cultural life. The communal reading of the classic Polish literary work “Nad Niemnem” by Eliza Orzeszkowa served as an inspiration for reflecting on the country’s literary heritage and promoting literacy.

    National Reading is an annual initiative that unites the Polish people in their love for literature and cultural heritage. Thanks to President Andrzej Duda’s involvement and the participation of thousands of readers, the written word serves as a bridge between generations, fostering a connection among readers throughout the country.

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