List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2016

Poles among the most pessimistic people regarding the future of Lithuania

Despite the changes in the government, the citizens of Lithuania continue to have a pessimistic view on the future of the Lithuanian state, according to the research conducted by the… Read more »

Lithuanian syllabuses were unified but still there are no course books available.

The controversial school reform- adopted in 2011- comes into force with some struggles. According to its assumptions students of Polish schools starting from 2013 will be taking an unified exam… Read more »

Tomaszewski: LLRA does not have a Facebook profile because we put on the direct contact with voters.

The leader of LLRA Waldemar Tomaszewski said for lrt.lt that LLRA does not have a Facebook profile because there is an additional person needed to run the page. “There is… Read more »

Radczenko: Two extremities divide Polish community in half.

Romuald Mieczkowski in a few continuous editions of quarterly “Znad Willi” presented his theory about two extremities and three Vilnius Regions, with which I would like to polemize: “Some representatives… Read more »

Ramūnas Karbauskis: Poles should not be afraid of us

“I have a lot of respect for Lithuanian Poles” – said the leader of the party, that will partially govern the Republic of Lithuania for the next four years. “I… Read more »

Antonowicz: There will be no improvement of Polish-Lithuanian relations

The change of government in Lithuania probably will not bring any improvement in Polish-Lithuanian relations – claims a political scientists of the Institute of International Relation and Political Science of… Read more »

Defective codes of memory or how we distort history

“Polish concentration camps”, “comrades were shooting each other”, “polonized Lithuanians live in the Vilnius region” – these are only a few examples of so called defective codes of memory –… Read more »

The Department of National Minorities announced the enrolment of motions in order to get a financial help for projects in 2017

Until 15th of December 2016 non-governmental organisations, institution of public utility, foundations representing national minorities and those that are working in favour of national minorities can formally apply for a… Read more »

The Conservatives want to impanel a parliamentary group for the national minorities.

A special parliamentary group “3rd of May” is to be set from the initiative of Andrius Kubilius, member of a conservative party. It derives its name from the important historical… Read more »

Both Poles and Lithuanians have defective codes of memory

On the initiative of the Polish Institute in Vilnius with the support of the Polish Embassy, in the headquarters of the Foundation of Open Lithuania, a discussion about the book… Read more »

Jurasz- We cannot be angry at Lithuanians

“Polish presidents Kwaśniewski and Kaczyński knew that even if nothing goes right, you have to keep fighting stubbornly. This is what shows their greatness”- says Witold Jurasz, chairman of the… Read more »

Polish Theatre from Vilnius onstage in Poznan

Polish Theatre from Vilnius performed at Poznan’s stage. In Polish Theatre in Poznan Irena Litwinowicz’s actors showed stage version of “Lubonie”- historical novel written by Józef Ignacy Kraszewski. Actors arrived… Read more »

The Polish Fraction: We want to have the right of the regular recording of our surnames

We think that such solution will bring even more chaos and will not give us the right of using our own surnames in proper forms – The Polish Fraction of… Read more »

Pukszto: Grybauskaitė through the government will try to open the window of Poland

“Current international situation and the situation in Europe make us reset our relationship with Poland”, said Andrzej Pukszto, a head of the Depatment of Political Science at Vytautas Magnus University… Read more »

Polish stall on the International Christmas Charity Bazaar

This Saturday, on December 3rd, Vilnius Town Hall will hold the International Christmas Charity Bazaar. The Bazaar is organised by the members of the International Women’s Association of Vilnius (IWAV)… Read more »

To Henryk Sienkiewicz in his 100th Anniversary of the death- Lithuanians and Poles.

“To the writer and the Nobel prize winner, who here began his journey in Upicka Land trails, during which the first vision of  chapters of “Potop” novel was born in… Read more »

The Library of Polish Institute has its own Facebook profile

8 thousand books, hundreds of Polish films and CDs, magazines, audiobooks and… the Librarian who will advise,  chat and take care of the musical background. This is exactly the Library… Read more »

Retrospective of Andrzej Wajda’s films in Vilnius and Kaunas

From December 7th to December 11th 2016 a special retrospective with some Andrzej Wajda’s most groundbreaking films will be held in Skalvija cinema centre in Vilnius and Kaunas and in… Read more »

Another monument of Rasos saved from defacement

One more monument of the Vilnius necropolis has been saved from defacement. The grave of Edward Lewald-Jezierski, falling apart on the top of a steep scarp, has been saved thanks… Read more »

Will Kubilius bring Polish television back to Vilnius?

Andrius Kubilius, a former Prime Minister and an ex-leader of the conservatives proposes that retransmission of one of popular Polish TV stations in Vilnius was financed from the state budget… Read more »

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