List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lelewel School have a big chance to become a gymnasium

During the meeting on Thursday, the Councillors of Vilnius region self-government decided about reorganisation of Joachim Lelewel high School in Vilnius. Although the Council of the Capital City accepted the… Read more »

Bogdan Borusewicz: For the sake of stability and unity of region it is important to solve Polish-Lithuanian problems

For the sake of stability and unity of region it is important to solve the problems of mutual cooperation, said Bogdan Borusewicz, the Speaker of the Polish Senate, during Parliamentary… Read more »

Zbigniew Balcewicz: Polish schools maze – missed opportunity

Tensions are rising with the reorganisation of Polish schools in Vilnius. The Academic year comes to an end and, according to local Polish politicians, ten Polish schools are threatened with… Read more »

There are many complaints against the leader of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) concerning the democracy within the party, but there is no better candidate.

At the beginning I would like to mention that I decided to write and publish this article in the Internet as the Polish newspapers in Lithuania will not print it… Read more »

Buchowski: The interest of Polish minority has been identified with the beliefs of its leaders

Poland did not intend to take advantage of autonomy, because it would lead to an open conflict with Lithuania. The support of the autonomists would be a dangerous nonsense –… Read more »

Duda talks exclusively to zw.lt: Polish attitude towards Lithuania is unreasonable

“The actions aimed at improvement of Polish minority in Lithuania shall be preceded by the reconstruction of methods used to influence Lithuania and whole region.” Andrzej Duda, the president elect… Read more »

Winning streak of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania and its leader

The Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania and its leader, Waldemar Tomaszewski, are currently on a winning streak. In the last local government elections, the Electoral Action of Poles in… Read more »

National Minority Day in Lithuania

For the second time the Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Lithuania. The celebration is initiated in Lithuania by deputy of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, Leonard Talmont. The celebration… Read more »

Seminar on non-discrimination: Repressed man is hostile and mistrustful

“The principle of non-discrimination in the context of equal opportunities is fully understood by experts, partially by office workers but the politicians do not understand it at all” – in… Read more »

The privileged who have a dual citizenship

The Lithuanian Human Rights Committee accepted the amendments on Wednesday. The aim of the document is to ensure that all family members (parents, children, grandchildren) are able to maintain the… Read more »

“Turkanized” Poles in Lithuania: from K. J. Sidorkiewicz’s book “My Vilnius Region and My Kresy”

At Vilnius’ bookshops, the House of Polish Culture, and “Elephas” can be purchased Krzysztof Jeremi Sidorkiewicz’s book “Moja Wileńszczyzna i moje Kresy” (en. “My Vilnius Region and My Kresy”) which… Read more »

Young Poles know the history of Vilnius best

Three out of six winners of the Second History of Vilnius Olympiad, are students of Polish schools in Vilnius. Barbara Mikulewicz, form G4a (I place, John Paul II Secondary School,… Read more »

Will the historic Vilnius Region be divided?

“They attack our folks!” — once more Polish minority raises the alarm. This time it is caused by a governmental motion to divide the Vilnius County (Vilniaus apskritis). Preliminary approval… Read more »

New programme in Russian language on public television

Public television LRT and German television Deuche Welle signed a two-year memorandum thanks to which a new Russian language programme will be released. In this way Lithuanian television wants to… Read more »

Andreas Elfving: almost all of the political parties have supported Swedish education in schools

“The parliament voted on the Finns Party’s (the True Finns) initiative concerning removal of Swedish language as an obligatory language from schools before the elections. Results were transparent. Every political… Read more »

Book launch of “Okińczyc – wileński autorytet. Opowieść o wolnej Litwie”

The book “Okińczyc – wileński autorytet. Opowieść o wolnej Litwie” launches on 15t May during the Warsaw Book Fair. It was written by Witold Bereś in cooperation with Jacek Jan… Read more »

Liberals created a National Union committee

Lithuanian Liberal Movement opens up to National minorities. Executive Board created a National Union committee yesterday. Until now, the national minorities didn’t play a big role in traditional Lithuanian parties,… Read more »

The next battle of Tomasz Snarski for the Polish minority’s rights in Lithuania

The Petition „Linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania”, handed to the European Parliament in 2011 by a lawyer from Gdańsk Tomasz Snarski, has finally received an answer from the Lithuanian… Read more »

Participants of the ‘Radio Eaters’ School 6 ZW FUN’ contest visited offices of ‘Znad Wilii’ Radio

As part of the ongoing contest ‘Radio Eaters’ School 6 ZW FUN’, offices of ‘Znad Willi’ Radio were visited by future adepts of journalism, who will be creating the first… Read more »

Wilia celebrates a double anniversary

For the Polish Song and Dance Ensemble “Wilia,” the current year is special. For how it could not be so as this first Polish ensemble founded in Vilnius after the… Read more »

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