List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2013

Celebrities used to be students as well (Saszenko, Niemyćko, Sinicki about meetings with old classmates)

Traditionally, February is a month of senior proms and homecomings. Television celebrities used to be students as well. Today, they meet with their old classmates.  Asked by PL DELFI, Poles… Read more »

175th birth anniversary of Konstanty Kalinowski

On February 2nd, 1838, in Mostowlany (city currently situated in the Podlaskie district in Poland, but in the past belonged to the Gardino eldership in Lithuania) came into the world… Read more »

Vilnius Region: objects – stories – reflections – a scientific publication

Yesterday (January 30th) a presentation of the book Vilnius Region: objects – stories – reflections took place in a relaxed and familiar atmosphere at the Vilnius House of Polish Culture…. Read more »

Scouts and the inhabitants of Wędziagoła organize the 150th commemoration of the January Uprising

3 years ago, the representatives of the Association of Poles in Lithuania with the branch in Wędziagoła suggested that scouts from Vilnius region and the father Dariusz Stańczyk joined the… Read more »

Literary Wednesdays in Adam Mickiewicz Museum in Vilnius

In Adam Mickiewicz Museum attached to the Vilnius University Library, ‘Literary Wednesdays’ will be organized in 2013. The topics of the Wednesdays in the current years will relate to the… Read more »

Fridays with Polish literature

Everyone who cannot imagine their life without a book, and especially those who appreciate Polish literature in the next few weeks will have a chance to explore their favourite field… Read more »

A heart for a heart – appeal for help

It is said that money does not bring happiness and that health cannot be bought for money. However, these words can be easily denied. 12-year-old Czesia Czernuszewicz from the village… Read more »

Parents and friends appeal to the authorities in support of Dariusz Majewski

3,5-year-old Dariusz Majewski suffers from a rare disease – Mucopolysaccharidosis type II. The cost of treatment is estimated at over a million litas. The cure that may inhibit the development… Read more »

Klaipėda Russians also want bilingual street names

On Monday, another court adjudicated that the plates with bilingual names in Vilnius Region are illegal and must be removed. Heedless of the decision, the representatives of Russian minority in… Read more »

Suwalkiji Day on Kaziuki

To the traditional Vilnius Kaziuki we have more than a month but the organizers have just started preparing. This year the main event of Kiermasz Kaziukowy is going to be… Read more »

Edward Trusewicz the Pole of the Year 2012

Last Sunday, in the Polish Community Centre in Vilnius, the winners of the readers’ plebiscite of “Kurier Wileński” – “The Pole of the Year 2012” – were honoured. The secretary… Read more »

Bolesław Daszkiewicz

“We will not remove the signs with the names of streets in Polish, we are going to appeal against the decision of the District Administrative Court to the superior court”… Read more »

The 15th anniversary of „Mejszagolanki”

Vocal team „Mejszagolanki” from Mejszagoły is celebrating the 15th anniversary. They are going to have a concert on February 2, 2013 at 2 pm in a Community Centre in Mejszagole…. Read more »

Daszkiewicz: bilingual plates have been present since Soviet times

The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities guarantees the bilingual naming of the streets, said Boleslaw Daszkiewicz, the director of administration in Šalčininkai district municipality, in an interview… Read more »

Tomaszewski: For 20 years bilingual inscriptions had been legal under the law signed by Landsbergis, however, the law was rescinded by the previous government

Waldemar Tomaszewski, a Member of European Parliament and the leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, claims that there was no need to make a fuss about the… Read more »

“Celebrity duets” with Katarzyna Niemyćko

“After her success in a television dance show Katarzyna Niemyćko neither rested on her laurels nor took leave from TV. She has begun her new adventure in a singing competition… Read more »

The court will re-address the issue of double naming of streets

On Monday Administrative Vilnius Regional Court is to make a ruling on double naming of streets in Šalčininkai district municipality. The court took up the case at the motion of… Read more »

The Court ordered to remove Polish signs in Šalčininkai district municipality

On Monday the Court in Vilnius ordered to remove signs with street names in Lithuanian and Polish in Šalčininkai district municipality. Prime minister, who promised to resolve the  issue of… Read more »

You can be a Neo-Nazi too

Socially active young people are in the way of the regime which tries to gag them. 150 years ago the idea of the tsar regime was recruitment to the Moscal… Read more »

Ponary Diary by K. Sakowicz in Lithuanian

In Vilnius the official presentation of Lithuanian edition of ‘Ponary Diary, 1941 – 1943’ will be held in celebration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. A shocking account of the Nazi… Read more »

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