Dyngus Day. The Polish Natives Springtime Ritual. Polish Pride Tradition a Wonderful Holiday to celebrate Polish American culture, heritage and traditions. Many Polish religious customs date back to Pre-Christian, Slavic practices. Pouring of water is an ancient spring rite. Cleansing, purification, and Fertility, the same is true of, the complimentary practice of switching with pussy willow branches. Dyngus Day has been associated with the Baptism of Prince Mieszko I.
Prince Mieszko I, along with his court were baptized on Easter Monday when he adopted Christianity as the national religion of Poland. Thus, Dyngus Day has become a folk celebration. Happy Dyngus Day which takes place on Monday April 17,2017. Enjoy!!!