List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2019

Local government elections in Vilnius: Polish candidates from outside EAPL-CFA

Lithuanian parties this year do not ignore the electorate of national minorities in Vilnius, as evidenced by Polish candidates also outside EAPL-CFA. In this year’s local government elections, 23 entities… Read more »

Bielinis: Grybauskaitė did not contribute to solving the problems of the Polish minority

The presenting of the Order of the White Eagle to President Grybauskaite is a symbolic gesture for further improvement of relations between Poland and Lithuania – believes Lauras Bielinis, political… Read more »

Łapczyński: We return to the Lithuanian discourse the characters who unite our nations.

The spring is a very intensive period. We are preparing several important projects” – says Marcin Łapczyński, Director of the Polish Institute in Vilnius. The guest of the Political Salon… Read more »

The Department of National Minorities will grant over 40 thousand Euro to the Polish minority.

In 2019, the Department of National Minorities at the government of the Republic of Lithuania will allocate EUR 271 thousand for projects related to the development of the culture of… Read more »

Antoni Radchenko: Is Grybauskaitė worth an order?

I do not know how Dalia Grybauskaitė will be evaluated by historians in a few decades’ time. However, I am convinced that they will use the term “Grybauskaitė era”. The… Read more »

Pranckietis: In spring the Seimas will consider laws important for national minorities

The plans for the spring parliamentary session include drafts of laws important for national minorities, including the law on the spelling of surnames, which is also important for Lithuanians married… Read more »

Poles on separate lists – complete fiasco or general rehearsal?

“Well, people discouraged Radchenko and brothers Klonowski out of politics. What a disaster”. “They jumped all over the places, made noises, advertised themselves, and the voters smashed them so much… Read more »

TVP and the Home Affairs Ministry of the Republic of Poland signed an agreement regarding the TVP Vilnius

Jacek Kurski TVP S.A. Board chairman and Szymon Sękowski vel Sęk deputy head of Home Affairs Ministry signed an agreement on Thursday in Warsaw regarding cooperation in the creation and… Read more »

The streets in Nowa Wilejka already bear the names of insurgents

Nameless so far streets of Nowa Wilejka have been named after the January insurgents. Previously, a lot of controversy has led to the Lithuanian versions of some surnames. For example,… Read more »

The pre-war Polish mission in Kaunas will be commemorated

In 2018, Poland and Lithuania celebrated the 100th anniversary of regaining independence, but also the 80th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations. For various reasons, both our countries decided to establish… Read more »

Gitanas Nausėda: I am in support of original spelling of surnames on the other side of the passport

Presidential candidate Gitanas Nausėda has presented his priorities in foreign policy. Economist has declared that for the first visit he will go to Warsaw. ‘For the first visit I will… Read more »

Skvernelis met with representatives of the Polish minority in the Polish Community Center

On Thursday afternoon (14 March), Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with representatives of the Polish minority. The head of government paid a lot of attention to Polish education. As… Read more »

Debates of candidates for the mayor of the Vilnius region without Rekść

Lack of asphalt on roads, Lithuanian-speaking groups in kindergartens and reduced income tax (GPM) – these are the biggest problems for residents of Vilnius region. On Monday, in the Multifunctional… Read more »

Polish flags on the procession on March 11th occasion

Traditionally, on the occasion of the Day of the Revival of Lithuania’s Independence in Vilnius, a festive march took place along Giedymin Avenue. Like every year, there were Lithuanian Poles… Read more »

Ludkowski: Skvernelis takes care of Polish-Lithuanian relations

“Lithuania is striving to ensure that in Suwalki, for the needs of the Lithuanian minority, a room for the Cultural Centre, following the example of the House of Polish Culture… Read more »

More than two and a half hundred euros have been allocated to the activities of Lithuanian national minority cultural centres

Considering the recommendations of the Project Evaluation Commission, the Department of National Minorities allocated 259 thousand EUR funding from the state budget for project activities of cultural and integration centres… Read more »

Evelina Dobrovolska: Lithuania should focus on the matter in hands

Lithuania has committed to respect and defend human rights and freedom, create equal conditions for the self-expression and culture equality of citizens of all nationalities by ratifying The Framework Convention… Read more »

Candidates for the Mayor in PKD: Attention to the Polish language and more money for national minorities

Learning the Polish language also in Lithuanian schools, more funds for cultural projects of national minorities, commemoration in Vilnius of figures important for the history of both nations – these… Read more »

Aleksander Radczenko: EAPL–CFA is involved in scandals

“Yesterday a meeting was held at DKP with Waldemar Tomaszewski. According to my knowledge of the school in Vilnius, some schools, or all. I have data from several schools that… Read more »

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