List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2014

The new school year in Polish schools in Lithuania

The first bell rang today for about 12,000 students of Polish schools in Vilnius, the regions of Vilnius, Salcininkai, Trakai and Švenčionys. Among them is about a thousand first graders…. Read more »

“It is not possible to make a magazine for all”

Romuald Mieczkowski. Journalist, specializing among others on issues of Polish-Lithuanian and Polish neighbors in the East problems, as well as Poles abroad. Writer, journalist, cultural animator. Active in Vilnius and… Read more »

Stroll around the streets in Vilnius: Kalinowski – unmatched conspirator

“One of them, Zygmunt Sierakowski, called Sierakauskas by Lithuanians, was a Pole born in the Ukraine, Antanas Mackevičius (Antoni Mackiewicz) was a Lithuanian and the third, known as Konstanty Kalinowski… Read more »

The number of Polish students in Vilnius still remains stable

This year 426 children will start to learn in the 1st grade in Polish schools in Vilnius An amazingly big number of pupils is going to enter the schools of… Read more »

Former undersecretaries of the EAPL: it was an arduous, but also an interesting job.

After the EAPL left the coalition, it lost not only the secretary post, but also four undersecretaries. The undersecretaries asked by the zw.lt replied that they do not regret their… Read more »

Nearly 6000 applications for issuing of Polish Cards have been submitted in Lithuania

Till May about 110 thou. Polish Cards have been issued in Belarus and Ukraine – as follows from the information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs submitted Thursday to the… Read more »

Apples from the Polish Institute in Vilnius for sick children

During the handing of the gifts in Children’s Hospital in Santariškės  photo. facebook.com/Instytut Polski w Wilnie Not all the children will be able to go to school and sit with… Read more »

Residents of Poznań will again take care of the Rasos cemetery

Restoration works at the Rasos cemetery which is the oldest necropolis in Vilnius will start soon. Roof of the Jeleński family grave chapel, Radziewicz family grave and the monument of… Read more »

An artist from Gdynia will decorate the Palace of Trade Unions in Vilnius

A Polish graphic designer, street art artist and designer Mariusz Waras will stay in Vilnius for the international street art festival “Vilnius Street Art” from 5th to 13th September this… Read more »

Children from the Šalčininkai region had an active summer

Children from the Šalčininkai region spent the summer break at holiday camps in Poland and Lithuania. They have visited many places and took part in sporting events. Art and music… Read more »

It does not matter ”whether” to remove Polish plates but ”how” to do it

Although the court recquires to remove the plates with Polish street names, it is unable to explain how the administrators of the Vilnius Region’s local government can actually do it… Read more »

The court has rejected Lucyna Kotłowska’s application

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court has rejected the application of Lucyna Kotłowska,  director of the Administration of Vilnius Region Local Government, concerned with the question of bilingual plates. Lucyna Kotłowska appealed… Read more »

Immediate response of Poland: Statement of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs concerning the possible departure of AWPL from the government coalition.

In response to speculations which appeared in some media in Lithuania, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform you that the participation of the Electoral Action of Poles… Read more »

„Stella Spei” band invites you to become one of its instrumentalists

„Stella Spei” band invites you to become one of its instrumentalists. People who have experience and a vocation for music can write to an e-mail address: stella.spei@interia.eu. “Stella Spei” band… Read more »

Poles living abroad are invited to take part in the campaign „National Reading”

The campaign “National Reading” (Narodowe Czytanie) initiated in 2012 by the President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski will start for the third time on 6th September 2014. The campaign aims at… Read more »

Jarosław Niewierowicz: AWPL will have to justify themselves to their constituents

The former Minister of Energy Jarosław Niewierowicz tried to convince the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) not to appoint Renata Cytacka the Deputy Minister of Energy, but to… Read more »

Political scientists on the role of AWPL in the future

Political scientists’ opinions on the further role of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) differ. Some believe that the party will become an informal ally of the government… Read more »

Tomaszewski sees Niewierowicz as the mayor of Vilnius

Leader of the Lithuanian Poles Electoral Action( AWPL) said that he has not yet managed to convince the former minister of energetics to partake in elections aimed at choosing the… Read more »

Haszczyński: the Lithuanian lesson

The party of Polish minority is no longer in the government of Lithuania. This means that the another way of solving problems that Poles face in this country ran out…. Read more »

Restoration of the Black Angel at the old Rasos cemetery

Restoration works of one of the most beautiful monuments at the Rasos cemetery – the Monument of Iza Salmoniczówna otherwise known as the Black Angel – will begin soon. The… Read more »

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