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Truant's Day

Truant's Day is held on March 21. Poland, Faroe Islands. This event in the third decade of the month March is annual. Help us Help us 
21 March - Truant's Day
The long, dark, and cold days of winter nearly come to an end. Just like in any other part of the world, people are waiting for the natural sign of spring shown by the warm climates, birds chirping, until the blooming of the flower bulbs. On the first day of the long-awaited spring (March 21st), people celebrate it with unique traditions that maybe surprise you.
Poland has a special celebration for this day, that is called Truant's Day. This unofficial holiday is devoted to all people, who like truancy, i.e., to the students. Spring equinox, that falls on March 20 or 21, is the official first day of the spring.
On the first day of spring in Poland, there is an old tradition namely the drowning of a Marzanna doll (topienie Marzanny). Marzanna or Morana was a Slavic goddess portrayed as a figure representing death, winter, and disease.

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