List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2013

The debut concert of Will’N’Ska

A young Vilnius punk band Will’N’Ska in which local Poles play will have its first solo performance. The band will play today (28th January) in the metropolitan club “Bix”. The… Read more »

According to the Lithuanian Law on National Minorities adopted in 1991, signs with Polish street names are legal

Today, the District Administrative Court in Vilnius decided that signs with Polish street names placed within the Šalčininkai region Municipality are against law, and demanded that they are removed. The… Read more »

Presentation of “Ponarski Diary” in Lithuania (The International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust)

Today in Lithuania, the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, is celebrated. Throughout the whole day, various celebrations dedicated to the events from 70… Read more »

Another verdict: Remove plates with Polish inscriptions!

Once again the District Administrative Court in Vilnius ordered the director of administration in Šalčininkai district municipality to remove the plates with Polish street names, as they are considered illegal…. Read more »

Palewicz: We will definitely appeal against court’s decision; ruling on bilingual inscriptions in Šalčininkai is announced

The District Administrative Court in Vilnius pronounced that the administration of the Šalčininkai district municipality should remove all plates with Polish street names on them within a month. “The director… Read more »

A concert for the Anniversary of the January Uprising

On Saturday, in celebration of the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the January Uprising, a concert of the contemporary patriotic music took place in the Vilnius Culture Centre. The performances were given… Read more »

The government has changed, however, problems of Poles remain unsolved

The administration of Šalčininkai region Municipality is obliged to remove Polish street signs form private houses within one month. It is a decision of Vilnius Regional Administrative Court. The Cabinet… Read more »

Poles of the Year 2012 – awarded

This year’s edition of the Readers’ Plebiscite – “Pole of the Year” promoted by “Kurier Wileński” magazine was characterised through two anniversaries. On the one hand, it was the 15th… Read more »

Is it difficult to be Polish in Lithuania?

On Sunday 27th January at 4 p.m, the final of the jubilee – the 15th Readers’ Poll of  ‘Kurier Wileński’ (Courier of Vilnius), our daily’s popular competition ‘The Polish of… Read more »

The representatives of the Vilnius District Local Government were granted the Prince Gedimanas Award

On January 18th, the Prince Gedimanas Award giving ceremony took place in Kiernów. The Awards have been granted to 27 entrepreneurs and social workers from the Vilnius District Municipality. The… Read more »

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