One of the holidays, traditionally associated only with the Soviet Union and Communism, International Women's Day will be celebrated in Europe on March 8. The celebration of the 8th March in Poland will be held under the motto of women's struggle for equal rights.
International Women's Day 8th March was a colorful symbol of the Soviet Union throughout the world. For the Soviet women 8th March, the official holiday, was one of the most awaited and wanted days of womanhood, spring and love. Flowers and gifts, greetings and compliments made International Women's Day 8th March a Soviet equivalent, sublimation of the never celebrated in the Soviet Union St. Valentine's Day and Mother's Day.
International Women's Day 8th March (Miedzynarodowy Dzien Kobiet), which also became a part of the Polish culture, first began to be celebrated in Poland in 1948, replacing the traditional Catholic holiday of St. Wincenty Kadlubek. After the fall of the communist regime in the Soviet bloc countries seeking to destroy the Soviet legacy, the holiday was abolished and virtually disappeared. The holiday of the 8th March was officially banned in Poland in 1993.
In recent years International Women's Day 8th March gained a vivid shade of feminism gains its former popularity around the world. This year hundreds of events dedicated to the centennial celebration of the International Women's Day on March 8, women, their achievements and fight for their rights will be held in the UK (428 events), Canada (253), USA (227), Australia (211) and many other countries around the world.
Spring flowers and flirty gifts, views full of admiration, exquisite compliments and endless romance - all that was given at least once a year to all Soviet women during celebration of the International Women's Day on 8th March - modern Polish ladies prefer to replace the right to fight for equal rights with the opposite sex for equivalent positions in business and politics and equal earnings with men. Many demonstrations (Manifas), organized by the women's groups fighting for equal opportunity and parity of sexes, will be held on the 8th March throughout the territory of Poland.