List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

“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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