List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2016

Observers from the Sejm of the Republic of Poland: These elections were calm

Grzegorz Janik and Tadeusz Aziewicz from the mission of the Republic of Poland Parliament observers do not have any bigger reservations towards the course of elections in Lithuania. The only… Read more »

Radczenko: Practically Poles are on all lists, but on remote places

More than 150 Lithuanian Poles from various political options, on Sunday will take part in election to the Parliament in Lithuania, but real chance to get seats have only candidates… Read more »

An interactive guide to Jewish Lithuania

The scientists from the Department of History of  the Vilnius University along with the Center for Studies of the Culture and History of East European Jews have created an interactive… Read more »

A representative of the government has sued a Capital Council

The representative of Vilnius region Vilda Vaičiūnienė filed a suit against the capital council. The clerkess is going to prove, that decorative, bilingual street plaques which have recently been hung… Read more »

Vilnius and Salcininkai regions honoured with prizes “Auksinė krivūlė”

The councils of Vilnius and Salcininkai regions were laureates of the traditional prizes “Auksinė krivūlė” awarded by the Lithuanian Councils Association. The ceremony of awarding the prizes was held on Friday,… Read more »

In German street in Vilnius-a street plaque in German

In Vilnius, we have another street, which is decorated with a street plaque with a name in a different than Lithuanian language. Such plaque, with a writing “Deutsche Straße”o in German… Read more »

“Syrokomlówka” on a straightway to lower secondary school

The Władysław Syrokomla High School has started the process of accreditation of the curriculum of high education. The council of Vilnius informed, that the application of accreditation was addressed to… Read more »

Participants of the action: „Lelewel” has to stay in Antokol

We will not be frightened when  we will be asked to take our staff, because they transport  furniture – we are not going to leave this place, “Lelewel” has to… Read more »

Czesław Miłosz’s poety – on stairs in the Old Town of Vilnius

“Nigdy od ciebie, miasto, nie mogłem odjechać. Długa była mila, ale cofało mnie jak figurę w szachach” – „Nigdy od Ciebie, miasto”(„ Never from you, o city”) –it is one… Read more »

A new Sejm will get “a inheritance” – unsettled problem of writing names

The Sejm left a project of an act of law dealing with the way of writing non-Lithuanian names politicians, who have a seat on the government front benches after October’s… Read more »

Another bilingual street plaque was unveiled in Vilnius

On Žydų (Jewish) st. in Vilnius, there was unveiled a bilingual, actually three-lingual street plaque. A Mayor of Vilnius Remigijus Šimašius and a chairman of the Association of Lithuanian Jews… Read more »

Mokrzecka: away from Vilnius living museum

Polish culture is passé – I heard that for years from friends in real life and on Facebook. And I couldn’t disagree more. Few years ago, before going to university… Read more »

In Vilnius- a plaque in Tatar language

In Vilnius on Totoriu st. on Thursday, 15th September, was unveiled a decorative plaque in Tatar language- not paying attention on appeal of government representative in Vilnius region to take… Read more »

The government representative: the bilingual street plaques have to be removed

The government representative in Vilnius region Vilda Vaičiūnienė, adressed a letter to the director of administration of Vilnius Council Alma Vaitkunskienė in which she demanded to remove the plaques with… Read more »

Did Edita Tamošiūnaitė illegally campaign in a nursery school?

On Friday, in nursery school pupils’ cabinets in a nursery school „Medynėlis“ in Karolinki, were found campaign materials of a candidate of AWPL-ZChR Edita Tamošiūnaitė. It is possible that the… Read more »

Vilnius region and Poles in PKD: national and economic problems

Discussing, in Polish Discussion Club (PKD), on problems concerning Vilnius region and Polish diaspora in Lithuania invited politicians, unfortunately mainly focused on social-economic sphere. The guests of yesterday’s discussion, which… Read more »

Rutkowska about Polish language in Lithuania: it used to be kumpiak, now it is seniūnija

Today we have the newest layer of Lithuanian loan-words (lituanizm), which concern social life, such as: names of posts, means of payment and so on. If means of payment used… Read more »

On Polish diaspora forum in Krynica- Polish schools in Lithuania

A meeting dedicated to Polish country politics towards Poles living abroad was first discussion panel of Polish Forum in Krynica-Zdrój. Among others, a lot of attention was dedicated to the… Read more »

Inauguration of the Polonia Advisory Council

On Monday, September 5th in the Senate of the Republic of Poland, the Polonia Advisory Council was officially set up by the Marshal of the Senate. It was created with… Read more »

Warszawska Street in Vilnius – now in Polish

There are two more bilingual plates in Vilnius, Lithuanian-Russian and Lithuanian-Polish. The unveiling of the plate with the name of the street Rusų in Russian in the Vilnius’s old town… Read more »

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