Montvydaitė’s Second Term as Director of the Department of National Minorities

Vida Montvydaitė/ Photographer: Joanna Bożerodska

Montvydaitė’s Second Term as Director of the Department of National Minorities

Ms. Vida Montvydaitė will head the Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania over the next four years.  The government is scheduled to confirm her… Read more »

Schools of national minorities. Better Lithuanian examination scores

Photographer: Joanna Bożerodska

Schools of national minorities. Better Lithuanian examination scores

Even though this year the Lithuanian language test results for 10th– grade pupils are higher than last year, in case of both Lithuanian and national minorities’ schools, in the latter case,… Read more »

Lewandowska: No Polishness Without a Decision

Photographer: Roman Niedźwiecki

Lewandowska: No Polishness Without a Decision

Polish education in Lithuania has survived even the Stalinist era. During that time, Poles fought for the existence of Polish schools heedless of the great danger of exposing their point… Read more »

Dean of the University of Bialystok’s Branch in Vilnius:  I Invite You to Study in Your Native Polish Language

D.Sc. Mieczysława Zdanowicz, professor at the University of Bialystok / Photographer:Marian Paluszkiewicz

Dean of the University of Bialystok’s Branch in Vilnius: I Invite You to Study in Your Native Polish Language

“I wish all high school graduates that you get into your dream universities. And I want to invite you to study in your native Polish language at the Faculty of… Read more »

House of Polish Culture: Night of Culture

Kapela Wileńska (the Vilnius band) will perform hits of the interwar period this year during the Night of Culture in front of the House of Polish Culture; Photographer: Marian Paluszkiewicz

House of Polish Culture: Night of Culture

The Night of Culture will take place in Vilnius for the 13th time. It is an interdisciplinary event and this year over 100 events will take place during the festival,… Read more »

East or West, home is best: Elżbieta Kuzborska-Pacha

“As experts, we assumed that language is not everything in education, however, without language everything in education becomes nothing. Education in the language of a national minority is a guarantee… Read more »

Lewandowska: President-Elect and Trust of Polish Minority

Photographer: Roman Niedźwiecki

Lewandowska: President-Elect and Trust of Polish Minority

The results of the presidential election runoff have clearly demonstrated that Poles and Lithuanians can be very much alike as far as their political decisions are concerned. This time, the… Read more »

PDC About Polish Language in Lithuanian Schools: Possible, but Not So Necessary?

Photographer: Joanna Bożerodska

PDC About Polish Language in Lithuanian Schools: Possible, but Not So Necessary?

Participants of the discussion entitled “Polish language in Lithuanian schools – mission possible?” organized by the Polish Discussion Club (PDC) emphasized that in order to increase interest in teaching Polish… Read more »

Political Parties Ranked: EAPL–CFA Failed to Reach Threshold

Photographer: Roman Niedźwiecki

Political Parties Ranked: EAPL–CFA Failed to Reach Threshold

According to public opinion polls carried out by Spinter tyrimai at the request of the portal delfi.lt, the Conservatives remain at the top of the electoral ranking, with Electoral Action… Read more »

Ten Thousand People at the Polish Parade in Vilnius. “Unity Makes Us Strong”

White-and-red flags fluttered proudly over the participants’ heads © L24.lt (Marlena Paszkowska)

Ten Thousand People at the Polish Parade in Vilnius. “Unity Makes Us Strong”

Poles from all over Lithuania, compatriots from Poland and many other countries took part in the Polish parade in Vilnius. On Saturday, over ten thousand people walked from Independence Square… Read more »

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