Read about the origin, history and celebration of April Fools’ Day (Prima Aprilis) in Poland.
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April Fools’ Day in Poland

Origin and History of April Fools’ Day in Poland

April Fools’ Day is called as Prima Aprillis in Poland. It is celebrated on April 1st. Once in Poland the government changed their decision to arrange the anti-Turkish alliance with Leopid I that was signed on April 1st, 1693 was pre-poned to 31st of March because they though on the Fools’ Day things would take a different turn.

Local name: Prima Aprilis

Ways to celeberate Prima Aprilis in Poland

The traditions and the customs are followed as same as other countries. It is a day full of jokes and fun for the people of Poland. They plan for huge hoax stories to fool the media, public institutions and government by fooling them until the situation gets more serious. People love to play pranks on their friends, relatives and also on strangers.