EAPL leaves the coalition: “Honesty – above all”

L24 (Fot. Marian Paluszkiewicz)

EAPL leaves the coalition: “Honesty – above all”

The representatives of the EAPL stated that they cannot allow the largest parties to decide about whom the EAPL should delegate to be the secretary or undersecretary, the EAPL will… Read more »

In Miłosz’s Raudonka

Józef Szostakowski

In Miłosz’s Raudonka

Raudonka. This is how Czesław Miłosz used to call a village near Vilnius that officially was named as Raudówka or Rawdonka. Poet’s father, Aleksander Miłosz, was an avid hunter and… Read more »

Contemporary Polish literature of Lithuania. Generational profile.

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Contemporary Polish literature of Lithuania. Generational profile.

Today, contemporary Polish literature of Lithuania is becoming increasingly observable phenomena. Currently, there are more than 40 authors who are preoccupied with Polish literary work in Lithuania. At the turn… Read more »

Polish library was opened in Wędziagole

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Polish library was opened in Wędziagole

Polish library was opened in Wędziagolo (Kowieński region) near the Kiejdańska 23 street. It is an initiative implemented by the chairman Wędziagolski by ZPL division of Ryszard Jankowski. Book collection… Read more »

Support from Poland for schools in the region of Šalčininkai

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Support from Poland for schools in the region of Šalčininkai

Two schools in the region of Šalčininkai were given teaching materials and cleaning preparations, worthy 5,000 PLN: the primary school in Podborze and the special school in Šalčininkai. It is… Read more »

Plans for weekend – Medininkai

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Plans for weekend – Medininkai

Medininkai is situated in the eastern part of the Vilnius region about 30 kilometers away from Vilnius on the border with Belarus. It is a village with a rich history… Read more »

Stroll around streets in Vilnius: Sierakowski – a cheerful person full of energy

Marian Paluszkiewicz

Stroll around streets in Vilnius: Sierakowski – a cheerful person full of energy

We continue our stroll around streets in Vilnius named after famous Poles. We have already described Tadeusz Kościuszko and Jakub Jasiński – the heroes fighting for independence of Poland. Today… Read more »

Participants of the “Artistic Talents Festival” project with a visit to the region of Šalčininkai

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Participants of the “Artistic Talents Festival” project with a visit to the region of Šalčininkai

The region of Šalčininkai hosted the participants of “Artistic Talents Festival” project, executed by the Foundation “Oder-Niemen” from Wroclaw. Artists of Polish origin from Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus, Romania and Moldova,… Read more »

The Lithuanian ruling coalition on important issues to national minorities

BFL (fot. Andrius Ufartas)

The Lithuanian ruling coalition on important issues to national minorities

As previously reported, next Monday, August 25, there will be a meeting of the Lithuanian political council of ruling coalition. Waldemar Tomaszewski, the chairman of the Electoral Action of Poles… Read more »

The youth from the Vilnius Region will commemorate the anniversary of  the „Baltic Chain” with a race

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The youth from the Vilnius Region will commemorate the anniversary of the „Baltic Chain” with a race

On Friday, 22nd August, the 23rd international relay race “Baltic Chain” will start from the Vilnius cathedral. The pupils of the Sports School of the Vilnius Region will participate in… Read more »

In the former Houwalt manor in Maišiagala – Centre of Traditional Craft

Joanna Bożerodska

In the former Houwalt manor in Maišiagala – Centre of Traditional Craft

In Maišiagala the renovation of the Houwalt manor is continuing, where in a year a Centre of Traditional Craft will come into being. In the framework of realization of a… Read more »

3rd Paneriai Motorbike Gathering will arrive in Villnius

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3rd Paneriai Motorbike Gathering will arrive in Villnius

Next Sunday, 24th August, 3rd Paneriai Motorbike Gathering will arrive in Vilnius with its leader Marcin Gałecki. Its start will begin together with the 14th International Katyn Motorbike Rally, which… Read more »

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 »

Poles on the Baltic Sea Trail

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Poles on the Baltic Sea Trail

This weekend falls the consecutive anniversary of the Baltic Trail, when in the distant 1989 people formed a “human chain” from Vilnius through Riga to Tallin. The trail was also… Read more »

Pilgrimage to Siberia: Rev. Darusz Stańczyk welcomed in Vilnius

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Pilgrimage to Siberia: Rev. Darusz Stańczyk welcomed in Vilnius

Youth from the Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn scout troop from Vilnius welcomed at the airport in Vilnius rev. Dariusz Stańczyk who came back from pilgrimage to Siberia…. 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 »

Cytacka has led to the biggest rift in the coalition

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Cytacka has led to the biggest rift in the coalition

Mea culpa. I was wrong in my prognosis. After all Waldemar Tomaszewski forced the secretary Jaroslaw Niewierowicz to appoint Renata Cytacka as the undersecretary of energy. There is no doubt… 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 »

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