The first Pole to be the President of Vilnius Presentation of Waldemar Wołkanowski’s book

Waldemar Wołkanowski's monograph on the President Węsławski and on Vilnius in the beginning of the 20th century, fot. wilnoteka.lt

The first Pole to be the President of Vilnius Presentation of Waldemar Wołkanowski’s book

On September 4 at 5 p.m. in the Vilnius Polish Cultural Centre Waldemar Wołkanowski, who is second to none when it comes to knowledge about what happened in Vilnius 100… Read more »

Renata Cytacka: There will be a strike! We will not let our children go to school

“We are fighting for the greatest good – for our children” – says Renata Cytacka. The representative of Forum of Parents from the Polish schools in Lithuania, as Wilnoteka’s guest,… Read more »

Court suspended municipality’s decision – there will be grade 11 in “Leszczyniaki”

E. Tamošiūnaitė, fot. wilnoteka.lt

Court suspended municipality’s decision – there will be grade 11 in “Leszczyniaki”

Admittedly, schools for national minorities cannot count on charity from the coalition ruling in Vilnius, however, as for now, they win the fights for their rights in courts. This time,… Read more »

Demonstration in defence of the legendary Polish ‘Five’ in Vilnius

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Demonstration in defence of the legendary Polish ‘Five’ in Vilnius

The community of Joachim Lelewel Vilnius High School does not approve of the decision of Vilnius local government by virtue of which this legendary Vilnius school is going to be… Read more »

Facebook campaign supporting Polish schools in Lithuania

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Facebook campaign supporting Polish schools in Lithuania

Joanna Markowska, the English teacher in Szymon Konarski’s High School in Vilnius, started a campaign supporting Polish schools in Lithuania. Why? Because Polish school is good! Dear Facebook friends, Dear… Read more »

Kuolys in PKD: The country wants to control social processes

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Kuolys in PKD: The country wants to control social processes

Society has to be free in order to develop – said the councillor of the Vilnius municipality, former advisor to the President Valdas Adamkus and the founder of Open Society… Read more »

Family ties in EAPL: Rekść’s son is the Head of L24.lt

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Family ties in EAPL: Rekść’s son is the Head of L24.lt

Nepotism among Lithuanian politicians is not a new phenomenon. It also occurs among Polish politicians in Lithuania. Often MPs appoint their assistants on the grounds of family ties and private… Read more »

New school year in Lithuania: less students, more money

Minister of Education and Science Audronė Pitrėnienė, photo: wilnoteka.lt

New school year in Lithuania: less students, more money

330 thousand students, including approximately 29 thousand first-year and 27 thousand senior year students, 33 thousand teachers, 1 200 schools – this is the statistics for the new school year which… Read more »

Marriage certificate with “w” in the surname was issued

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Marriage certificate with “w” in the surname was issued

The City of Vilnius Civil Registry issued a marriage certificate in which the Lithuanian citizen’s surname was written down with the letter “w” in it, in accordance to the spelling… Read more »

Vida Montvydaitė: In recent years situation of national minorities has changed for the better

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Vida Montvydaitė: In recent years situation of national minorities has changed for the better

Vida Montvydaitė: In recent years situation of national minorities has changed for the better According to the Department of Statistics, national minorities in Lithuania constitute 15,8 % of population. The… Read more »

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