For over 200 years the inhabitants of the small village of Spycimierz create colourful flower carpets with a length of almost 2 km along the Corpus Christi procession route. The Feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) is a Catholic liturgical solemnity celebrating annually 60 days after Easter. It emphasizes belief in the body and blood of Jesus Christ as well as institution of the Eucharist. Besides the Holy Mass and processions, in several places of the world the unique tradition of composing floral carpets developed. Come to central Poland, Spycimierz to celebrate Corpus Christi and to see the famous Spycimierz flower carpets (See pictures above).
In the year 2016 Spycimierskie Corpus Christi was extended with several artistic events with the participation of Italian artists. In the parish churches in Spycimierz, Wilamów and Wielenin Italian guests laid beautiful pictures with colourful flower powder. See the artists at work and their wonderful art pieces.
Fleur de Lys from Uniejów’s Coat of Arms is the main player of the Kingdom of the Fleur de Lys Festival taking place in July. Visit this festival to see the newest floristic presentations and the flower exhibition.
In 2016 the inhabitants of Uniejów laid Uniejów’s Coat of Arms and the logo of the World Youth Days. A beautiful Fleur de Lis carpet decorated the Collegiate Church.