5 episodes

The best of Poland, Polish connections and heritage matters Downunder

Polish Waves Dorota Szymanska-Prokop, Tom Prokop, Sylwia and Amelia Smiarowska

    • Society & Culture

The best of Poland, Polish connections and heritage matters Downunder

    Polish Waves - Happy NY - Polish in NZ in 2022

    Polish Waves - Happy NY - Polish in NZ in 2022

    ‘Polish Waves’ first broadcast in New Year ! What lies ahead for Polish community in 2022?
    Celebrations! 150 years of Polish Communities in NZ, famous Poles remembered... and more!
    Join us for news, music, traditions, interesting facts and links between Poland and NZ!


    The best of Poland, Polish connections and heritage matters Downunder

    • 51 min
    Polish Waves - Polish Magic at Christmas

    Polish Waves - Polish Magic at Christmas

    Polish Waves team talks about anything and everything on Polish Christmas traditions: Wigilia (Veegeelia) dinner and its main dishes, Christmas Wafer and why we share it before dinner, why do we have one extra empty seat at our table – and we sing Polish Xmas Carols!
    We are also joined from Wellington by Polish Ambassador and his children – talking about Christmas preparations! Tune in and be Merry!

    • 49 min
    Polish Waves- John Paul II in NZ 1986 – ‘Veni, Vidi, Vici’

    Polish Waves- John Paul II in NZ 1986 – ‘Veni, Vidi, Vici’

    This month marks the 35th anniversary of John Paul II visit to New Zealand in November 1986. During his Pacific Pilgrimage he visited Fiji, New Zealand and Australia. The Pontiff's open friendliness and sincerity captured the hearts of thousands of people of all religions.In New Zealand he visited Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
    Polish Waves Team pays special Tribute to this very special Pole and outstanding personality and talk about special celebrations held on Greymouth, West Coast, NZ.

    • 59 min
    Polish Waves - Enriched with Heritage

    Polish Waves - Enriched with Heritage

    Polish stories from Canterbury, part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival. The team shares some interesting facts on Polish legacy of Canterbury's Marshlands,
    early migration, interviews with the descendants, and some Polish traditional music! Join us and celebrate!

    • 56 min
    Polish Waves - Lockdown Blues

    Polish Waves - Lockdown Blues

    The best of Poland, Polish connections and heritage matters Downunder

    • 52 min

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