List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ensemble “Zgoda” in the Final of “Duokim garo!”

This year’s edition of the TV music talent show “Duokim garo!” [Let’s Rock!], which is just drawing to an end, has been exceptional. For the first time in the programme,… Read more »

Remnants of Old Synagogue in Vilnius Scrutinised by Scientists from Canada, USA, and Israel

Today, by Ulica Żydowska in Vilnius, there are a kindergarten and playground. Not everyone who lives in this corner of Vilnius knows that up to 1948 the unique Old Synagogue,… Read more »

Polish-Lithuanian Commemoration of 185th Anniversary of Fights for Vilnius

The ceremony commemorating the fight of Poles and Lithuanians in 1831 against the Russian annexationist was held on 20th June by the November Insurgents’ Monument at the Paneriai Hill. Just… Read more »

55 years of Polish philology in Vilnius

In the last 55 years, about 2,000 students have graduated from the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences with a degree in Polish philology. Now, they work  as teachers, lectures, journalists, tour… Read more »

55 Years of Vilnian Polish Philology

Within 55 years Polish philology at Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (LUE) has been completed by approximately two thousand students. They work now as teachers and lecturers, journalists, guides, translators/interpreters,… Read more »

Ceremony in Paneriai on 185th Anniversary of Battle for Vilnius

Poles and Lithuanians commemorated together the 185th anniversary of the Battle of Paneriai, also known as the Battle for Vilnius or Battle of Vilnius. It was one of the biggest… Read more »

Department of National Minorities Announces Contest for Students

The Department of National Minorities, functioning within the Lithuanian government, is going to fund three prizes for authors of the best BA, MA, and PhD theses whose subject matters will… Read more »

USA Protect Our Rights: Rally by the Embassy of the United States

„USA protect our rights,” „Give the land back to its rightful owners” – under such slogans a mass meeting took place in front of the Embassy of the United States… Read more »

National minorities called for USA support

A demonstration in defence of national minorities’ education and against discrimination in the return of land in Vilnius Region took place on 16 June outside United States embassy building in… Read more »

Will the palace of the Tyszkiewicz family in Landwarow be saved?

The palace of the Tyszkiewicz family in Landwarow was bought years ago by a private investor, however it yet has to see any refurbishments, as both the palace and the… Read more »

Polish Features at Culture Night 2016

Concerts, performances, workshops, exhibitions, attractions for children – on 17th June the 10th edition of the Culture Night begins, during which a lot of distinct Polish features will be present…. Read more »

55 Years of Polish Philology: Department Has Strongly Developed

The Polish Philology has been an important centre of shaping the Polish intelligentsia in Lithuania, said Henryka Sokołowska, the Head of the Polish Language, Culture Study and Didactics Centre at… Read more »

Contest for a paper on national minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania has funded awards for college graduates who have prepared the best academic works dedicated to the theme of… Read more »

First stage of accreditation has started in Lelewel school?

Self-government submitted the documents to the Ministry of Education regarding Joachim Lelewel school, so it can implement the engineering profile into its teaching program from the fall. This is the… Read more »

Józefczuk: I’m positively surprised with Lithuania

‘’We have signed a contract for renovation of the Pac Palace building and it is the order of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs’’ – said guest of Salon Polityczny… Read more »

ArtVilnius 2016: a great merit for Polish culture

Poland is a special guest of Vilnius contemporary art fair ArtVilnius 2016, which began this Thursday in the Litexpo center. „Last year we have initiated an annual tradition of inviting… Read more »

Polish Education Problems in Lithuania as Subject of Polish Senate Session

Issues of Polish education in the East, including Lithuania, were the subject of a session held on Monday by the Emigration Affairs and Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee functioning as… Read more »

Czesław Miłosz Festival in Kėdainiai

It is the second festival already taking place in Kėdainiai, which is organised in memory of Czesław Miłosz (the first one was held in 2014). This year’s programme was full… Read more »

Initiative “Friendly Vilnius” Invites to Lithuania’s Capital City

On Monday the initiative “Friendly Vilnius” is due to be presented in Lithuania’s capital city, as well as a map prepared by its originators, whose aim is to promote openness… Read more »

Szczerek in PKD: Reality in Vilnius Fascinates Me

 “In the Vilnius region I can see a lively, fascinating reality. For me it’s such a part of Polishness that isn’t obvious, that from the centre of Poland is a… Read more »

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