Why do we “fight” with our oldest allies, Poles?

Fot. BFL/Kęstutis Vanagas

Why do we “fight” with our oldest allies, Poles?

There the topics on our cause list that are tried to be avoided. On a rare occasion they are raised, but even then they are talked about in a brief… Read more »

Let’s abandon the damaging stereotypes. Polish-Lithuanian historical memory

Alvydas Nikžentaitis, fot. Wilnoteka.lt

Let’s abandon the damaging stereotypes. Polish-Lithuanian historical memory

Polish-Lithuanian dialogue is difficult if it is based on stereotypes and shallow knowledge. However, when it is based on conscientious research and free from prejudice – it can be creative… Read more »

Ethnic minorities not satisfied with the state of democracy in Lithuania

© BFL (fot. Tomas Lukšys)

Ethnic minorities not satisfied with the state of democracy in Lithuania

Dissatisfaction with the state of democracy in Lithuania is most often found among members of the most numerous ethnic minorities, Polish and Russian – so reveals a poll conducted by… Read more »

Journey around Vilnius streets: St. Casimir- patron saint of Lithuania

Uliczka św. Kazimierza zachowała wygląd starożytny i posiada arkę z korytarzem nad nią Fot. Justyna Giedrojć

Journey around Vilnius streets: St. Casimir- patron saint of Lithuania

This time we will take a walk around St. Casimir Street (Šv. Kazimiero g.). In the guidebooks we can find the information that this street is the narrowest street in… Read more »

Linguists question the need to have the Act on the Spelling of Names

Fot. wilnoteka.lt

Linguists question the need to have the Act on the Spelling of Names

The Act on the Spelling of Names is not needed as a separate legal act. It would be enough just to amend already existing acts. This is the position of… Read more »

Lithuania among the countries rarely naturalizing

Fot. wilnoteka.lt

Lithuania among the countries rarely naturalizing

Lithuania belongs to the UE countries which are not eager to naturalize new citizens. According to Eurostat, a directorate-general the main responsibilities of which are to provide statistical information to… Read more »

Franciscan church is reclaiming its splendour

Kościół pw. Wniebowzięcia NMP w Wilnie, fot. wilnoteka.lt/B.Frątczak

Franciscan church is reclaiming its splendour

Franciscan church under call of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Piaski in Vilnius is gradually reclaiming its splendour. In the Soviet period the temple got devastated. After… Read more »

The surnames of Poles in Lithuania becloud the sun for decades  (20)

© DELFI (Š.Mažeikos nuotr.)

The surnames of Poles in Lithuania becloud the sun for decades (20)

Separate legal act on spelling of names and surnames in documents is not needed and it would be enough just to amend acts which already exist, declared the Deputy Chair… Read more »

To save from oblivion: Édouardo André park in Lentvaris

Park w Landwarowie 1905 r., fot. archiwum Aivarasa Trainovičiusa

To save from oblivion: Édouardo André park in Lentvaris

Thanks to the European Union funds there are new opportunities for Lentvaris. 17 million litas that are to be given to the city may be used for changes that improve… Read more »

Wacław Pacyno passed away

Fot. Archiwum

Wacław Pacyno passed away

For many years he performed the function of chairperson of Home Army’s Veterans Club. He was Home Army’s soldier, he took part in Operation Ostra Brama, he was imprisoned in… Read more »

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