List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2014

The ‘Polish Diaspora Product of the Year’ Prize – let’s be proud of Polish successes in Lithuania!

In 2014 the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs established the honourable prize ‘Polish Diaspora Product of the Year’. This prize is granted to the products are invented or made by… Read more »

Will’N’Ska and PzW charity event: we hope it will become a Christmas tradition.

It can be said that the yesterday charity event held by the band Will’N’Ska and authors of the blog ‘Pulaki z Wilni’(PzW) was not only successful in the financial field,… Read more »

The Christmas Eve meeting of retired teachers

The members of the Retired Teachers Club gathered in Polish Culture Centre to share Christmas wafer with their colleagues and wish them all the best: health, fortune, good mood and… Read more »

Hoy, off we go with jingle bells… Christmas in the Vilnius Region

“Earth, you’ve had your bloody dreams; you surely had red Christmases before. Isn’t it enough? You’ve suffered horse rattles in your frozen parts, heavy wheels gridded on the snow, and… Read more »

Roman Gorecki: As my ancestors, I also value freedom the most

On Christmas Eve we talked with Roman Gorecki, the descendant of Adam Mickiewicz. It just so happens that on  the 24th of  December is 216 anniversary of the birth of… Read more »

Children from Pabradė, Nemenčinė and Bujwidze are coming for Christmas to Poland

Children of Polish origin, living in orphanages in Pabradė (in Polish: Podbrodzie) and Nemenčinė (in Polish: Niemenczyn), will spend Christmas in Poland. Their visit has been organized by the Association ‘Otwarty… Read more »

They will take care of the legal education of Lithuania’s citizens

Today in the Kazys Grinius Progimnazjum in Kaunas County, Juozas Bernatonis (Minister of Justice) and Dainius Pavalkis (Minister of Education and Science) signed a memorandum about the cooperation in the… Read more »

Sister Michaela Rak a winner of the St Christopher’s Award

Sister Michaela Rak, an abbess of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus in Vilnius, the founder of  the Hospice of Blessed Michael Sopocko, was awarded with St. Christopher statuette, given to… Read more »

Walking down the Vilnius streets: Gucewicz, the great architect

Wawrzyniec Gucewicz Street (in Lithuanian: Laurynas Stuoka-Gucevičius Street) is located in the centre of Vilnius. Earlier, it had a few other names: Bonifraterska Street, II Bonifraterski Zaułek (Alley), later on… Read more »

Dominika Wasilewska from ”Syrokomlówki” the best at the Lithuanian language

The Lithuanian language is not necessarily easy to learn. The dictation’s text, written by the participants of the 10th edition of ”The Best at the Lithuanian Language” and organized by… Read more »

Music origin: Vilnius not only from the folklore is known

Ska, punk, rap, metal, poetic rock – Poles in the Vilnius for several years not only associated with folklore. Today it is the tangible proof – just released the album… Read more »

“Polish Christmas Eve in Vilnius”

“It is not the first time I am at the Polish Christmas Eve in Vilnius organised thanks to the efforts of St. Moniuszko Polish Culture Centre in Lithuania, but this… Read more »

25th anniversary of the magazine “Znad Wilii”

On Friday, 12th of December, in Vilnius in Museum of Adam Mickiewicz was a kind, one might say, a family celebration: celebration of the 25th anniversary of the magazine “Znad Wilii”. For… Read more »

Katarzyna Kuckiewicz and Katarzyna Wołejko have won the oratorical contest

On Saturday, December 13th, the oratorical contest entitled ‘Pięknie opowiedzieć Ojczyznę’ (‘Telling beautifully about our homeland’) was held at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (LEU) in Vilnius for the… Read more »

Journey around Vilnius streets: by Młynowa Wilenka river flows

On Młynowa Street (Malūnų), there used to be mills by Wilenka but presently they survived only in the name of the street. In the 19th century, its name was changed… Read more »

PL DELFI established an amazing record – over 100 000 readers!

The top Polish web portal in Lithuania has been visited by over 100 000 users for the first time. In October and November, the number of unique users reached over 109 000… Read more »

Visiting Lithuania with a smartphone- now possible in Polish

Tourists visiting Lithuania can use the new virtual tour guide. Thanks to this mobile application the most important information about Vilnius, Trakai and Kernavė are now available on smartphones. The… Read more »

National minorities – still at risk of discrimination

According to recent information of Lithuanian Institute for Human Rights Monitoring, the citizens of Lithuania still do not believe in human rights protection mechanisms in their country. The Institute invokes… Read more »

Tomasz Snarski: Language Rights of Poles in Lithuania is a matter of fundamental rights

‘You cannot look at this issue in terms of the match: the Poles or the Lithuanians have won. No one wins or loses – we have or have not guaranteed… Read more »

The ranking of local authorities of 2014. The Vilnius region goes down, the Salcininkai region goes up.

The municipality of Kłajpedy took first place in the ranking of municipalities. The regional authority of Kowieński region took first place among regional authorities. The Vilnius region local government fell… Read more »

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