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The Parliament battles for two amendments to the Act on the Education System have begun

Lithuanian Parliament had to deal with two amendments to the discriminatory Act on the Education System which was amended in 2011 to the disadvantage of national minorities living in Lithuania…. Read more »

Discussions about textbooks to teach Polish language are ongoing

On March 7, another meeting was held regarding the possibility of preparing new textbooks for learning mother tongue in schools with Polish language of instruction. The conference was held at… Read more »

Double citizens and Lithuania – jealous homeland

Double citizenship is an issue that has long been reoccuring in the work of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania and has also been an unresolved issue for a… Read more »

Warsaw’s Polish Discussion Club: Unfulfilled promises draw Poles living in Lithuania towards Russia

Russia skillfully takes advantage of problems of the Polish minority to deteriorate relations between Warsaw and Vilnius: according to panel debate “Polityka zagraniczna RP a Polacy na Litwie” (TN: Poland’s… Read more »

Polish Discussion Club debates issues with textbooks: We can’t back down

Will Polish students living in Lithuania study from textbooks appropriate for the twenty-first century? On Thursday, January 25, this problem was discussed in the Polish Discussion Club. The debate took… Read more »

Polish children in Lithuania learn from error-ridden textbooks

„Stack snowballs in the actual pile”, „Have you ever thrown blood from your nose?”, “Add comfortably”, “The fox sneakiest”: these are not sentences from the once popular satirical blog “Pulaki… Read more »

Prof. Henryk Malewski: Higher education reforms raise doubts

Prof. Henryk Malewski, chairman of The Association of Polish Scientists of Lithuania in conversation with “Vilnius Courier” (Kurier Wileński) talks about higher education in Lithuania and the uncertainty with which… Read more »

The European Foundation of Human Rights received acknowledgement from the mayor of Vilnius

On January 9 at the Vilnius City Hall, a meeting ceremony was held during which The European Foundation of Human Rights, along with other non-governmental organizations, institutions, enterprises and volunteers,… Read more »

Polish first graders and high school graduates in Lithuania received their vouchers

First graders and high school graduates in Lithuania received vouchers issued by The Foundation Aid to Poles in the East. The financial support in the form of vouchers for the… Read more »

„Reitingai” magazine in November as every year, announced ranking of high schools (gymnasium) and higher schools in Lithuania.

High schools was estimated regarding to results of this year’s Lithuanian high school leaving examinations from following subjects: lithuanian language, english, german, russian, french, history, math, information technology, biology, chemistry,… Read more »

Conference entitled “Without emotion. Polish-Lithuanian dialogue about Józef Piłsudski”.

International conference entitled “Without emotion. Polish- Lithuanian dialogue about Józef Piłsudski” had place in Vilnius city hall. Historians, language experts, journalists, political scientists were invited. The opening of the conference… Read more »

New administrative division of Lithuania is a threat to Vilnius Region

Interior ministry of Lithuania is working on ‘White paper’ – new administrative division. According to plans of the authorities, instead of 10 districts, there are going to be 4 regions,… Read more »

Portuguese Grand Prix for a young vocalist from Czarny Bór

When on the 26th of August in the small, Portuguese city called Siea, the results of III international festival Da Cancao Da SeRRa da Estrela were being announced, in which… Read more »

Meeting of polish ambassador with representatives of Polish Minority

Polish ambassador in Lithuania, Urszula Doroszewska, has began her term of the office with a meeting with representatives of Polish Minority. 29th of August was a chance for Poles living… Read more »

The battle for Vilnius Franciscan monastery

The decision of the Lithuanian Supreme Court on the return of the monastery buildings of the Franciscan monastery in Vilnius, near the Blessed Virgin Mary church in the Sands, was… Read more »

Gate of Dawn on Polish passports?

On the occasion of the coming anniversary of Poland’s independence, the Ministry of Interior and Administration of the Republic of Poland invited Poles to jointly design a new passport. Experts… Read more »

90 years passed since the coronation of the painting of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn

The renovation of the Chapel of the Gate of Dawn and St Teresa church, which belong to the most valuable heritage sites in Lithuania, will start next year. The Department… Read more »

Shockingly low results from national language matura exam

“That was shock. National Centre of Examination (NCE) in the same day, 3rd July showed the results from mathematics and Lithuanian language. It went out that I got maximum grade… Read more »

Polish specialists will also take part in the rescuing of Gediminas’ Mountain

“Polish specialists propose and promise to conduct research on Gediminas’ Mountain using four different methods. The geophysical research has not been carried out in Lithuania in such a comprehensive way… Read more »

Celebrating Midsummer Night in Lithuania

The shortest night of the year was traditionally an occasion for fun. There were concerts and fun events in nearly every town. The celebrations were taking place within short intervals… Read more »

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