List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2012

Niewierowicz: We share similar views

Jarosław Niewierowicz, a candidate of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania [Polish: Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie; AWPL] for the Ministry of Energy, met with President Dalia Grybauskaite. Niewierowicz said… Read more »

The perpetrators of the incident at Rasos cemetery charged

The Prosecution General of Lithuania informed that five young radicals suspected of vandalising the Mausoleum of Józef Piłsudski at Rasos cemetery were charged with the  incitement to hatred on the… Read more »

Life is an exam of your fidelity to God. Whom do you serve?

I cannot remain silent. On November 22nd  I read an article by Andrzej Guobis in Kurier Wileński (the Courier of Vilnius), titled “The Baba Jaga witch is quickly flying to… Read more »

The best schools and teachers of 2012.

The society of teachers of Polish schools in Lithuania “ Macierz Szkolna” announced the results of the contest for the best polish schools in Vilnius region and the best teachers of… Read more »

Thirty-five years of “Świtezianka”

An audience of about one thousand witnessed an amazing performance, which presented the rich history of the Vilnius Region. The big event took place in “Ūkio banko arena” in Vilnius,… Read more »

National Communities Council is protection against provocations. On 10th December a new chairman is to be elected

On 10th December there will be elections for a new chairman in The National Communities Council, which is associated with the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture. Representatives of Polish community think… Read more »

Janczys: Poles are not afraid of any work

I am pushing a button. With a quiet buzz, the computer switches on. On the monitor, there appears Windows logo and, after a while, current news from the country and… Read more »

Exodus of Kresy one of the ”Geneologies of Remembrance” themes

Over one hundred scholars from around the world debated for three days in the University Library in Warsaw on violence and trauma of the twentieth century in the collective memory… Read more »

Full room on “Świtezianka’s” jubilee

“Kaziukas Fair”, repression, war, victory and patriotism— it was all included in a jubilee concert dedicated to 35th anniversary of the Song and Dance Group “Świtezianka” from the Vilnius High… Read more »

What next with the petition about Poles in Lithuania?

The petition’s commission of European Parliament will open again soon the case of petition about language laws for Poles living in Lithuania(petition nr 358/2011). After intense deliberations in April of… Read more »

A group of young nationalists has desecrated the mausoleum of Marshal Józef Piłsudski. The police has detained the alleged perpetrators.

The police has detained five members of an informal nationalist organization. They are suspected of desecrating the mausoleum of Marshal Józef Piłsudski and his mother in the Rasos Cemetery in… Read more »

Too Few Poles in the National Communities Council

At the beginning of December a new composition of the National Communities Council will start their activities. Poles will have three representatives there. Grzegorz Sakson, the chairman of the Polish… Read more »

Impotence or Unwillingness – the EU on Poles in Lithuania

The EU willingly fights for the human rights in Belarus but not in Lithuania. The European Commission does not enforce the rights of national minorities guaranteed in the Framework Convention… Read more »

Powerlessness or aversion – UE attitude towards Polish people living in Lithuania

UE eagerly fights for human rights in Belarus, but at the same time passes over Lithuania in silence. The European Commission does not enforce the rights of national minorities guaranteed… Read more »

Leonard Talmont appointed for the Chairman of the Human Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee of the Seimas has selected Leonard Talmont for a new Chairman.  Mantasa Adomėnasa, the conservative candidate for the Deputy Chairman was rejected, since only two members… Read more »

“The best school. The best teacher.”“The best school. The best teacher.”

Traditionally, the Association of Polish Teachers in Lithuania “Macierz Szkolna” [Polish: Stowarzyszenie Nauczycieli Szkół Polskich na Litwie “Macierz Szkolna”] conducts the ranking of Polish schools in Vilnius Region.  After a… Read more »

Mackevič oversees the national security

Artūras Paulauskas of the Labour Party (Darbo Partija) was elected as the Chairman of the Committee on the National Security and Defense. Michal Mackevič from the Electoral Action of Poles… Read more »

Klaipėda as the most economically free. The Vilnius Region without a debt.

For the second time Klaipėda was designated the most economically free local government in Lithuania. The Vilnius Region is one of the few without any debt. Lithuanian Free Market Institute… Read more »

Szełkowski: I want to take care of the outskirts of the city. The City Council has new members.

Starting from today (November 28th) the City Council of Vilnius has six new members. The council’s fraction of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania is now strengthened by Waldemar… Read more »

In Vilnius there are new councillors from the EAPL

Six new councillors, including two from the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, will begin their service for the City Council of Vilnius. They will replace the former councillors who have… Read more »

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