Here are a few ways that fortunes are told: The most popular way is by melting wax and pouring it into a bowl of cold water.
Wax is then picked up from the water, raised to the light, and the girls try to see the similarities of it to real objects.
For other uses, see Poles (disambiguation).; singular masculine: Polak, singular feminine: Polka) are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Poland who share a common ancestry, culture, history and are native speakers of the Polish language.
If you are a Westerner you will be received warmly, but will have to prove yourself if you wish to remain part of the Polish circle.
The Poles are extremely good hosts and hostesses and will go out of their way to make you feel welcome. If you are invited to a private home for dinner, be prepared to remove your shoes before entering (no holes in socks please!
For Polish nationality law or citizenship, see Polish nationality law.
For Poles living abroad (Poland), see Polish diaspora.
With fair maidens like this no wonder guys in Poland look forward to Sobtka. You'd be hard pressed to find many secular holidays, celebrations or significant cultural customs when it comes to the observance of Polish customs.
The fruits of labor expresses itself with beautiful objects that can be viewed as the mortar holding the bricks of Polish customs on a solid foundation. Launching her candle lit wianka at dusk in hopes it will find its way to the man of her dreams.
This article is about Poles as an ethnic or legal group.
For the population of Poland, see Demographics of Poland.
In Polish etiquette (and most other countries) littering is considered bad mannered and unacceptable.