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Poets’ paths attracted poets to Vilnius for the 24th time

Originator and organizer of International Poetic Festival taking place each year in Vilnius, Romuald Mieczkowski, said in his invitation ‘let all the literary paths lead you to Vilia’. There were… Read more »

First passport page with original surname spelling

The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language once again looked into the matter of non Lithuanian names and surnames. -We predict the possibility of allowing an original transcription of names… Read more »

Half of Lithuanian Parliament Members do not fear ‘q’, ‘w’ and ‘x’

Half of deputies of the Seimas support the bill, which allows to write names and surnames with latin letters that do not exist in the lithuanian alphabet. -This suggestion does… Read more »

The conference on educating national minorities has began in Vilnius

On the 6th of April in the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius was held a three-day international, interdisciplinary conference ‘Study and educating national minorities in Europe : yesterday, today,… Read more »

Polish national minority puts national security into danger?

  ‘If Polish society would be given exceptional rights it would give Russia and groups dependent on it a pretext to demand same rights for Russian societies in all Baltic… Read more »

Spelling of names and surnames act needed immediately!

European Foundation of Human Rights has been fighting for the rights to original name spelling in Lithuanian documents. Unfortunately courts are often helpless. -We want to show that it is… Read more »

Polish education in Lithuania vs state education policy

Today’s issue of Kurier Wileński has been mainly dedicated to discuss the subject of polish education. We present two distinctive points of view concerning, among others, stormy matter of teaching… Read more »

The Seimas is still going to defer the adoption of a law on national minorities

Yesterday Viktoras Pranckietis, the Speaker of the Seimas met with representatives of the National Communities Council of Lithuania. The meeting discussed the issues of non-Lithuanian names spelling in documents and… Read more »

Unchanged policy of the Lithuanian state towards Poles in Lithuania

Representatives of national minorities used to call the Department of National Minorities and Emigration – a department for Lithuanian state defence against minorities. The department, which was closed in 2010,… Read more »

Monika Navickienė: we are obliged to Poles for their votes

On Tuesday, 17 January the editorial office of Kurier Wileński was visited by Monika Navickienė, member of the Seimas. In last year’s election she entered the Seimas in the single-seat… Read more »

Mysterious transformation – pay heed to nationality in your passport!

One of our readers from Vilnius (who wished to remain anonymous) wanted to replace his passport. He was very surprised to hear that he had been recorded in a database… Read more »

Józef Rybak is the Pole of the Year 2016

On 4 January results of the Readers’ contest “The Pole of the Year 2016” held by Kurier Wileński were presented. The person who received the highest number of votes from… Read more »

Will the Vilnius region have Polish television?

Andrius Kubilius, former prime minister and also former leader of conservatives, proposed funding of re-transmission of one of the most popular Polish television in Vilnius region from the country’s budget…. Read more »

Is Vilnius Region going to have access to Polish television?

Andrius Kubilius, former prime minister and former leader of the Conservatives, proposed the financing of the retransmission of one of the popular Polish channels in Vilnius region from the the… Read more »

No conflict between Poland and Lithuania

Lithuanian diplomats were concerned about the amendments proposed to one of the laws prepared in the Polish parliament. The amendments assumed that Lithuanian nationalism should be put on a par… Read more »

„Reitingai” magazine- Polish schools among the best ones in Lithuania

Lithuanian magazine called “Reitingai” again made a juxtaposition of best schools in Lithuania. In the ranking there are junior high schools assessed considering the best matura exam results that were… Read more »

Linkevičius: we have a new government and the issue of national minorities can be considered again

After the parliamentary elections in Lithuania, Vilnius and Warsaw can again consider the bilateral relations, says the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius. The head of the Polish Ministry… Read more »

Linkevičius: we have a new government and we can take a fresh look on minority issues

After the parliamentary elections in Lithuania, Vilnius and Warsaw can take another look at the bilateral relations, according to Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius. However, the head of… 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 »

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 »

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