The court will decide who will remove the bilingual plates

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The court will decide who will remove the bilingual plates

Lucyna Kotłowska, Administrative Director of the Vilnius Region Local Government, has appealed to the court for explanation clearly establishing, whom the court will oblige to remove bilingual plates with street… Read more »

AWPL does not exclude Niewierowicz’s return

Marian Paluszkiewicz

AWPL does not exclude Niewierowicz’s return

Renata Cytacka’s appointment for the post of vice-minister of energtics has led to the recently biggest political crisis.Minister of energetics Jarosław Niewierowicz, who has already signed this nomination, on the… Read more »

Public consultation on a Polish-Lithuanian programme will be held

Marian Paluszkiewicz

Public consultation on a Polish-Lithuanian programme will be held

Public consultation on a draft of the INTERREG Lithuania-Poland Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 started this year on 30th July and will continue to 2nd September. The Lithuanian Ministry of the Interior… Read more »

More freshmen in Polish schools in Lithuania

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More freshmen in Polish schools in Lithuania

It is predicted that in this school year 28 thousand of freshmen will start learning in all schools in Lithuania – a thousand more than last year. In the previous… Read more »

The President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed Jarosław Niewierowicz’s dismissal

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The President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed Jarosław Niewierowicz’s dismissal

The President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed a dismissal decree of vice-minister of energetics Jarosław Niewierowicz delegated by Lithuanian Poles Electoral Action.The person recquiring Niewierowicz to leave the Government was the… Read more »

Synagogue at Geliu 6 Street in Vilnius needs to be rescued

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Synagogue at Geliu 6 Street in Vilnius needs to be rescued

Before World War II, Vilnius was home to approximately 100 synagogues and houses of worship. Currently, the only open synagogue is the choir synagogue at Pylimo 38 Street. The synagogue… Read more »

AWPL: We are indeed a trustworthy partner

Antoni Radczenko

AWPL: We are indeed a trustworthy partner

Renata Cytacka’s re-nomination for the office of vice-minister of energetics dealt a serious blow to the leading coalition. PM threatened to dismiss Jarosław Niewiarowicz, AWPL assuring to remain a reliable… Read more »

The Polish Armed Forces Day: Inhabitants of Vilnius paid homage to the heroes

Marian Paluszkiewicz

The Polish Armed Forces Day: Inhabitants of Vilnius paid homage to the heroes

“Security and independence should not be taken for granted. We have to fight for them” – said Polish Defence Attaché Colonel Zbigniew Szlęk at the Rasos Cemetery during the celebrations… Read more »

80th anniversary of the consecration of the church in Podborze

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80th anniversary of the consecration of the church in Podborze

This year’s celebration of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven was exceptional for the residents of Podborze. 80 years ago, in 1934, the Archbishop of Vilnius Romuald Jałbrzykowski… Read more »

Renata Cytacka returned to the position of Deputy Minister of Energy

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Renata Cytacka returned to the position of Deputy Minister of Energy

The Ministry of Energetics informed that from Monday, August 18, a representative of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Renata Cytacka and seconded by the Party of Socialists Aleksandras… Read more »

The Church of Our Lady Queen in Peace in Naujoji Vilnia has new stained glass windows

Teresa Worobiej

The Church of Our Lady Queen in Peace in Naujoji Vilnia has new stained glass windows

Church fairs in this year are especially festive. On Sunday, 17th August, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Vilnius Gintaras Grušas will consecrate the new stained glass windows in the Church of… Read more »

Edyta Maksymowicz from Vilnius – the prize winner of the Second Film Festival in Zamość

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Edyta Maksymowicz from Vilnius – the prize winner of the Second Film Festival in Zamość

Reportage of Vilnius journalist Edyta Maksymowicz titled “Oblicza naszej i waszej wolności” (lit. Faces of our and your freedom) has won the main prize in the „reportage” category at the… Read more »

The Sużany District has got a new partner in Poland

Zygmunt Żdanowicz

The Sużany District has got a new partner in Poland

The Sużany District has got a new partner. At the beginning of August, Tadeusz Alancewicz, district head of the Sużany District, signed a cooperation agreement with the Węgierska Górka District,… Read more »

Family Festival in Kowalczuki unites all generations

Teresa Worobiej

Family Festival in Kowalczuki unites all generations

15th jubilee-like family festival ”Welcome, Holy Virgin”  in Kowalczuki began with a Holy Mass, eagerly attended by a large number of younger and elder parisioners. ”Today’s celebration makes all of… Read more »

The Polish Armed Forces Day

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The Polish Armed Forces Day

„We live in interesting, but hard times. In times full of symbols, unfortunately they are often symbols of suffering and heroism” – said the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland… Read more »

Festival of Poles from Szyrwinty region will take place on Saturday

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Festival of Poles from Szyrwinty region will take place on Saturday

Poles living in the Szyrwinty Region kindly invite all people interested for 10th Festival of Polish Culture in the Szyrwinty Region, ”Sing Along”, which will be held on Saturday 16th… Read more »

„Wilia”: we feel distinguished

Aleksander Sudujko

„Wilia”: we feel distinguished

This Friday (15th August) Polish song and dance ensemble „Wilia” set off to Macedonia where they will take part in the 8th International Folk Festival “Ohrid Sun” in Ohrid. It… Read more »

“Not everything that death touches dies.” Family reunion of Rodowicz  and Radavičius

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“Not everything that death touches dies.” Family reunion of Rodowicz and Radavičius

In Žemaitija, on  August 9, 2014 was held the reunion of Radaviczius family. Family Radaviczius earlier Rodowicz is known in Žemaitija from the end of the fifteenth century. The initiator… Read more »

Vilners decorated at the festival in Mrągowo

Antoni Radczenko

Vilners decorated at the festival in Mrągowo

Anna Adamowicz, Dominik Kuziniewicz, Jerzy Karpowicz and Krystyna Adamowicz have been honoured with the badges of Merit for Warmia and Mazury. The badges were awarded during the 20th Festival of… Read more »

International project involving young people from Šalčininkai

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International project involving young people from Šalčininkai

A group of youth from Šalčininkai district participated in the International Youth Meeting in Wielen “We in Europe – Youth in Dialogue”. It was the international Polish-Lithuanian-German camp organized through… Read more »

She is reading „Pan Tadeusz” to the class in her dream

Teresa Worobiej

She is reading „Pan Tadeusz” to the class in her dream

Irena Mackiewicz belongs to, let’s name it conventionally, the second postwar generation of teachers in the Fifth High School in Vilnius, currently named after Joachim Lelewel. It was in the… Read more »

The visit of Polish restorers in Rossa: good news for the angel

Karol Nowosielski

The visit of Polish restorers in Rossa: good news for the angel

A group of Warsaw experts were in Vilnius last week to look again at the preservation, and make a decision of restoration and conservation of the most beautiful and the… Read more »

“Like stones thrown by God upon a great rampart”. WHM Scout Camp

Dominika Tomaszewicz, Małgorzata Aleksandrowicz

“Like stones thrown by God upon a great rampart”. WHM Scout Camp

“A real scout should at least once in a lifetime experience a summer action, i.e. a camp,” says pwd. Joanna Pietkiewicz, the commandant of the today-ending Wileński Hufiec Maryi im…. Read more »

Church in Kalesninkai-for those who believe, think, feel

Nerijus Pugačiauskas

Church in Kalesninkai-for those who believe, think, feel

“A place forgotten by God” – this idiomatic expression often referrs to small towns and villages. I am surprised, however, where it comes from.  After all, God is everywhere and… Read more »

In tribute to great people

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In tribute to great people

Cover of the book “WielcyPolacy z Wileńszczyzny i Kresów Północno-Wschodnich” [In English: Great Poles from the Vilnius Region and North-Eastern Borderlands]  Source: “Rota” When I reach for this tidily published… Read more »

Theatrical play about general Elżbieta Zawacka will be held in Vilnius

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Theatrical play about general Elżbieta Zawacka will be held in Vilnius

The Polish Theatre in Vilnius and the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius invite to a theatrical play titled “Elżbieta Watson – Silent Unseen” starring Teresa Stępień-Nowicka which will be… Read more »

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