List/Grid Daily Archives: 16:29

The names of the foreigners in the original form – yes, of the Lithuanian citizens of Polish nationality – no

The State Lithuanian Language Commission issued an opinion on the spelling of non-Lithuanian names in Lithuanian documents. Foreigners who obtain Lithuanian citizenship and citizens of Lithuania, who adopted the name… Read more »

Stroll around streets in Vilnius: following Szymon Konarski

The Szymon Konarski street (Simono Konarskio street) is one of the longest streets in the New Town District (Naujamiestis). It starts at the Basanavičiusa street (former Wielka Pohulanka street), crosses… Read more »

Polish language courses in Vilnius

Polish language courses will start in the Polish Institute in Vilnius on 15th September. Courses (for beginners and advance learners) last three months and take place twice a week (one… Read more »

Jarosłąw Narkiewicz: Do they want Poles out of Lithuania?

The Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) criticised the motion of the State Commission on the Lithuanian language concerning original spelling of names and surnames and assured that they… Read more »

Wrocław became a twin town of Vilnius

Vilnius have 35 twin towns and sister cities. On 4th September in Wrocław a twin town agreement between Vilnius and Wrocław was signed. The document was signed by the Mayor… Read more »

Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò tracing his ancestors

Interview with Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò, PhD, descendant of a famous family of Vilnius. He is a grandson of a great painter Tymon Niesiołowski. Why are you here? It is my second… Read more »

Gediminas Kirkilas: the Parliament did not concretise the question considering the names of representatives of national minorities

The chairman of the parliamentary Committee for Europe Gediminas Kirkilas said that he is going to ask the State Commission of the Lithuanian Language once again about the original spelling… Read more »

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