List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2012

AWPL wants three ministerial portfolios, among them the Ministry of Education

The leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Wa ldemar Tomaszewski said he wants to receive three ministerial portfolios, among other things the Ministry of Education and Science… Read more »

One percent of success

In the previous elections AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) got 4,8% of votes which was more like a disappointing success than a satisfactory defeat. The previous result and… Read more »

Polish-Lithuanian Relationships May Deteriorate After the Elections

The only certain thing after the last parliamentary elections is that a social democrat Algirdas Butkevičius will be Prime Minister. “The centre-left coalition does not mean that Polish-Lithuanian relationships will… Read more »

Samsel: the election is over

Theoretically, everything should be clear, but it is not. After the run-off, three parties should create a ruling coalition: social-democrats, the Labour Party and Order and Justice, having 79 votes… Read more »

Tomaszewski: If we don’t reach an agreement with the coalition, we will stay in opposition

“There is always a chance that we will become a part of the coalition. We will see if it happens now or in three months” Waldemar Tomaszewski said at an… Read more »

The victory of social democrats and strong opposition

First-pass-the-post-voting elections signed and sealed politics in Lithuania. Certain but not so strong victory got social democrats and they are going to be architects of new left-to-the centre and populists… Read more »

Komar: Will social democratic party begin war with Grybauskaitė? In run off Lithuanians preferred AWLP to Uspaskich.

The second round of parliamentary election and the election as a whole are already finished. But it is too early to speak about the final result. Wiktor Uspaskich learned it… Read more »

Niemyćko as Corpse Bride

Another edition of the dance show “Kviečių šokti” (“Welcome to the Dance”) took place under the banner of Halloween. Katarzyna Niemyćko and her partner Dainius Dimša appeared as the characters… Read more »

Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL): Narkiewicz and Tamašunienė got seats in the Seimas. Official results. 8 members of AWPL altogether in the Seimas.

The official results of AWPL second round of election to the Seimas are now available. According to the data of the Main Electoral Commission Jarosław Narkiewicz and Rita Tamašunienė got… Read more »

Tomaszewski: We like the concept of Butkevičiusas a Prime Minister.

Waldemar Tomaszewski, the leader of the Polish Election Movement in Lithuania, during TV election broadcast  called „Lietuvos rytas” said, that till now, there is not any coalition in the government…. Read more »

Second round of the election- two mandates for Poles

During the second round of the election to the lower house of the Lithuanian Parliament Poles did not manage to break the record of getting the seat for two members… Read more »

Sielewicz: I’ve never seen any flying saucers

Cosmic hunter form Vilnius Region “I decided to build a telescope myself and I did it” Henryk Sielewicz, an amateur astronomer who have already “hunted” a few stars and whose… Read more »

Mikniškės: Ora et labora

There have been many rumours about Mikniškės: about an orthodox church, kind people, unique atmosphere, commune… The last one was difficult to understand, different from accepted stereotypes. I have to… Read more »

The Diocesan Seminary

In the Diocese of Vilnius there is a diocesan seminary. It was founded in 1582 on the strength of the Foundation Decree issued in Vilnius on 11th January 1582. The… Read more »

A summit of the leaders of the European parties.

A personal meeting of the Member of the European Parliament, Waldemar Tomaszewski, with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron. On the 18th of October 2012, in Brussels,… Read more »

Polish-Lithuanian Academy: Looking for common features

The fourth edition of the Polish-Lithuanian Academy, devoted to the search for a dialogue between the two nations, began on Friday with lectures in the Institute of International Relations and… Read more »

A meeting of the Polish Scout Association in Lithuania

The Polish Scout Association in Lithuania is one of the largest and most dynamic Polish organizations in Lithuania. It brings together more than a half thousand children and youngsters from… Read more »

Steponavičius: We are ready to cooperate with AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania)

Gintaras Steponavičius, vice president of the Liberal Movement and the Minister of Education, said in the interview for the radio “Znad Wilii” that he has nothing against the coalition with… Read more »

Upsaskich: Either Poles or the Liberal Movement

In the second round of the parliamentary elections Viktor Uspaskich, a Member of the European Parliament and the Labour Party’s leader, is going to support not only the candidacies of… Read more »

Wedding at the harvest festival in Mościszki

After harvesting it is worth to talk about old customs. Time flies, seasons are changing rapidly. When we look at it from the perspective of the viewer we do not… Read more »

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