List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pitrenienė responded to Rostkowska

The Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania Audronė Pitrenienė responded to a letter from the Minister of National Education of the Republic of Poland Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska in… Read more »

Vilnius alternative music scene in the Polish Discussion Club: We sing in Polish because we want to

“Perhaps from the commercial point of view it is not worth to sing in Polish in Lithuania, however, alternative musicians stand out from the rest by doing what they want,… Read more »

Alicja Klimaszewska nominated in the competition „The Guard of the National Heritage”.

Alicja Klimaszewska who is the chairwoman of the Social Care Committee of the Old Rasos Cemetery, was nominated to the award and the title of ‘Mieczysław Gębarowicz Guard of the National… Read more »

Non-Lithuanian „w” still banned

The situation of writing non-Lithuanian surnames in Lithuania resembles a scene from a Polish movie „Sami Swoi”, when on the way to court a mother put a granade into her… Read more »

What St. Francis Church’s relics portray?

In the porch there is the Way of the Cross leaning against the wall, plaster crumbling from fragments of frescos in the vault of the church and in aisles there… Read more »

Double names in Lithuania –perhaps soon

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania prepares amendments to the civil code, by virtue of which a child could have both names: its father’s and mother’s. It would… Read more »

Aleksander Kwaśniewski: Poland and Lithuania jointly achieved important strategic goals

I like coming to Lithuania because in my political activity I have always closely cooperated with this country – said the former president of Poland, Aleksander Kwaśniewski. Today’s guest of… Read more »

Rimvydas Valatka: I felt greatly while writing about Poland

As a Lithuanian writing a book about Poland I felt really splendid. – says  Rimvydas Valatka, the editor of the weekly “Veidas” and the author of the book “The Jagiella… Read more »

The fourth edition of the Polish Business Awards

The Trade and Investment Promotion Sections of Polish Embassy in Vilnius for the fourth time organises the Polish Business Awards. As it was in previous editions, in this one an… Read more »

Polish Medical Association. Conference for the 25 years of activity

International Medical Conference ‘History of Vilnius’ medicine’, which is devoted to 25 years of activity of the Polish medical community in Lithuania, is taking place in Vilnius. Doctors, members of… Read more »

Tomaszewski in the defence of minority schools

Today, about 11 p.m. Member of the European Parliament, Waldemar Tomaszewski, spoke during parliamentary speeches in the series „important political matters”. In his speech [Tomaszewski] publicized the problems of national… Read more »

Strike against the disorganisation of work of the ethnic minority schools

Another protest against the actions of the capital’s authorities regarding the reorganisation of the ethnic minority schools took place on the 15th of September. Teachers of Polish and Russian schools… Read more »

National minority school teachers sent a petition to the Mayor of Vilnius

“Mayor, you have introduced chaos to schools, instability to teaching jobs and caused our students to feel unsafe and insecure. You need to resolve this situation as soon as possible…. Read more »

Teachers: Lawlessness and Disorder in Polish Minority Schools Caused by Local Authorities

“Mayor R. Šimašius, why do you throw teachers on the scrap-heap?”, “Equal rights for everyone”, “Mayor R. Šimašius, did we do any harm to you?”, “Mayor, do not use Bolshevik… Read more »

Teachers picket in front of the Vilnius City Municipality. „We are working for free”

In front of the Vilnius City Municipality a picket of the teachers working in the reorganized schools of Vilnius took place. „The Municipality did not sign any law, everything is… Read more »

Lithuanian government turns a deaf ear to Poland’s appeal

Last week was marked by significant engagement on the part of the Polish government with regard helping Polish schools and education in Lithuania. The Sejm of the Republic of Poland… Read more »

Meeting between Deputy Ministers of Education for Poland and Lithuania. No mention of protests?

At the request of the Polish Ministry of Education, a meeting between the Deputy Ministers of Education for Poland and Lithuania, Deputy Ministers Ewa Dudek and Genoveita Krasauskienė respectively, has taken place. Both sides… Read more »

The Polish Sejm has adopted a resolution concerning Polish education in Lithuania

On Friday the Sejm almost unanimously adopted a resolution in which it expressed its anxiety at the process of limiting the access to education in Polish for Poles living in… Read more »

A picket in front of the Ministry of Justice to protect reorganised schools

In front of the building of the Ministry of Justice there is a picket whose participants demand an in-depth analysis of court cases regarding reorganisation of schools of national minorities…. Read more »

Next picket in defence of education on Wednesday

Another statement has been issued regarding the picket that is going to take place on Wednesday (9 September) at 13:00 outside the Ministry of Justice. The organizers are: the Protest… Read more »

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