In the Seimas – about problems and achievements of the national minorities’ education in Lithuania

© Marian Paluszkiewicz

In the Seimas – about problems and achievements of the national minorities’ education in Lithuania

The conference “National minorities’ education in Lithuania: past, present, future” will take place on 16th March in the Lithuanian Seimas. It will start at 9.00 a.m. in the conference room… Read more »

The Olympiad city stage winner: Polish is successively replaced by Lithuanian

Fot. Joanna Bożerodska

The Olympiad city stage winner: Polish is successively replaced by Lithuanian

“It is what we experienced and learned at home that decides on our success the most prominently. In my family Polish literature was always in the first place, and traditions… Read more »

The next attempt of integration

One of the major problems in the Roma community is illiteracy. It is extremely important for Roma children to attend school and to be educated non-formally afterwards, for this reason the government has planned to render transport services to Roma children. © BFL (Fot. Butautas Barauskas)

The next attempt of integration

After discussion, the Vilnius City Government Council has approved the program for the integration of the Roma community (in Porubanek) for the period 2015-2019. Within the next four years, the… Read more »

Polish Cultural Institute celebrates the 20th anniversary of its activity

Fot. Joanna Bożerodska

Polish Cultural Institute celebrates the 20th anniversary of its activity

Exactly 20 years ago, Polish Cultural Institute began to function in Vilnius. The institution was established by the decree of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland… Read more »

Linguistic rights of Lithuanian Poles: European Parliament intervention

© AFP / Scanpix (fot. FREDERICK FLORIN)

Linguistic rights of Lithuanian Poles: European Parliament intervention

Last year the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament wrote a letter to the Lithuanian authorities concerning the linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania. The official document was filed because of a… Read more »

The kindergarten in Kowalczuki celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Fot. VRSA

The kindergarten in Kowalczuki celebrates its 50th anniversary.

A beautiful ceremony took place in Kowalczuki in Vilnius Region on 20 January, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the kindergarten. Present at the ceremony were: Mayor… Read more »

The Session of the Polish Fraction of Lithuanian Freedom Union

Kurier Wileński

The Session of the Polish Fraction of Lithuanian Freedom Union

On Monday, January 19th, the session of the Polish Fraction of Lithuanian Freedom Union took place. The issues concerning Polish education in Lithuania were referred to in the meeting. Not… Read more »

European Parliament concerned about discrimination against Polish schools in Vilnius

Tomasz Snarski, a lawyer, an academic, a writer. Fot. Damian Trawicki

European Parliament concerned about discrimination against Polish schools in Vilnius

At the end of last year (2015) the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament issued another letter to the Lithuanian authorities regarding language matters of Poles in Lithuania. It… Read more »

Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland wrote favourably about Poles in Lithuania

Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Marek Kuchciński Photo by Rafał Zambrzycki // marszalek.sejm.pl

Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland wrote favourably about Poles in Lithuania

A couple of weeks ago, an appeal in defence of Polish schools in Vilnius was made to the Polish authorities. The appeal was issued to i.a. Marshal Marek Kuchciński. The… Read more »

Fr. Józef Aszkiełowicz – “Pole of the Year 2015”

The Award Committee, consisting of the previous winners of the traditional “Pole of the Year” plebiscite, are getting down to counting the coupons up Fot. Marian Paluszkiewicz

Fr. Józef Aszkiełowicz – “Pole of the Year 2015”

On 7th January results of the “Kurier Wileński” [trans. The Courier of Vilnius] Readers plebiscite, “Pole of the Year 2015,” were counted up. It is already the 18th edition of… Read more »

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