Awakening - Procession of Four Spirits of Wroclaw

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Well, actually one, but you get the drift. I still can't multiply myself.

In case you didn't knew, my beloved city Wrocław just became European Capital of Culture for 2016!

Druing the opening ceremony Awakening people were allowed to take part in Parade of the Four Spirits of Wrocław. Four Spirits were big parades/performances which represented my city's characteristics and are rooted in Wrocław history. And the Spirits were Spirit of the Flood (cause we experienced really nasty flood in 1997 which put people's solidarity to a test), the Spirit of Innovation (cos we like innovations! :D ), the  (we've always had many denominations here which translates to architecture and history), the Spirit of Reconstruction (cos we had to reconstruct the city after WW2 which was severly wounded). They all started simultaneously in 4 different districts and headed towards Main Market Square where the opening ceremony woud take place.

TL;DR - we are ECC 2016 and the opening ceremony was damn neat and there were installations and performances during the parades. I took part in the Spirit of Many Faiths parade. And here are some snaphots from it.

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016



Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

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Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

Ceremonia Otwarcia "Przebudzenie"  pochód Czterech Duchów Wrocławia rynek europejska stolica kultury 2016

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