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Poland – Lithuania (1)

Political relations between Poland and Lithuania– which are today the worst in decades – show how politicians can easily and quickly ruin what Poles and Lithuanians have been laboriously building… Read more »

Non-Lithuanian „w” still banned

The situation of writing non-Lithuanian surnames in Lithuania resembles a scene from a Polish movie „Sami Swoi”, when on the way to court a mother put a granade into her… Read more »

The fourth edition of the Polish Business Awards

The Trade and Investment Promotion Sections of Polish Embassy in Vilnius for the fourth time organises the Polish Business Awards. As it was in previous editions, in this one an… Read more »

Strike against the disorganisation of work of the ethnic minority schools

Another protest against the actions of the capital’s authorities regarding the reorganisation of the ethnic minority schools took place on the 15th of September. Teachers of Polish and Russian schools… Read more »

Lithuanian government turns a deaf ear to Poland’s appeal

Last week was marked by significant engagement on the part of the Polish government with regard helping Polish schools and education in Lithuania. The Sejm of the Republic of Poland… Read more »

Vilnius Calvary without a Polish school

The Polish school building in Vilnius Calvary was erected in 1937 as part of a project aimed at building 100 Józef Piłsudski schools in the Vilnius Region. Over the years, the school,… Read more »

There are many complaints against the leader of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) concerning the democracy within the party, but there is no better candidate.

At the beginning I would like to mention that I decided to write and publish this article in the Internet as the Polish newspapers in Lithuania will not print it… Read more »

Wilia celebrates a double anniversary

For the Polish Song and Dance Ensemble “Wilia,” the current year is special. For how it could not be so as this first Polish ensemble founded in Vilnius after the… Read more »

80th Anniversary of Piłsudski’s Death Commemorated at Vilnius’ Rasos Cemetery

On 12 May at Vilnius’ Rasos Cemetery, a wreath-laying ceremony at the Mother and the Heart of Son mausoleum  took place to commemorate the 80th  death anniversary of Marshal Józef… Read more »

Fate of schools in the hands of municipalities

Before the end of the school year, municipalities must decide on the issue of reorganization of schools, choosing which schools will become primary schools, and which will still be able… Read more »

Anti-Polish graffiti – coincidence or tendency?

In January inscriptions igniting national feuds appeared in Klaipėda. In February, a provocative inscription in the centre of Vilnius district of Naujoji Vilnia. A week ago, once again, feud-igniting inscriptions… Read more »

Educational conference in Seimas: the system needs an urgent repair

At the conference ‘Standardized Lithuanian language test as the challenge for arbiturs, teachers and schools’ there was a discussion about ‘harnessing a horse behind a wagon’ and ‘planting the tops… Read more »

“My Wileńszczyzna and my Kresy” now in Vilnius

We are pleased to announce that our co-worker from Bydgoszcz, Krzysztof Jeremi Sidorkiewicz, has released his book “My Wileńszczyzna and my Kresy”. The book consists of the publications from Polish… Read more »

Rapidly decreasing number of Poles in Lithuania

The number of Lithuanian Poles has rapidly decreased in the last three years. According to the 2011 census, the Polish identity was declared by over 200 thousand of the country’s… Read more »

A Polish word on Lithuanian cementaries

Lithuanian nationalists, during one of their rallies against local Polish, were said to have threaten them that if they wanted to have Polish inscriptions in the public, they would get… Read more »

The sword of Steponavi’cles once again over Polish schools?

The liberals of the newly elected mayor of Vilnus, Remigijus Šimašius, prior to the elections promised cheaper electricity and gas, and after the elections they start traditionally – by cutting… Read more »

Walking through the streets of Vilnius: the name Sophia Gulewicz

It is one of the newest and so far the humblest streets. Located on the edge of the beautiful Cologne Vilnius (Pavilnys) and it is only a few villas. But… Read more »

Let us remember the heroes of AK (The Home Army)!

The Home Army – the strongest and the best organized underground army fighting for the sovereign Poland – marked its 73rd anniversary. Hundreds of thousands of young people stood up… Read more »

Walking the streets of Vilnius: little is left of the old Trocka street.

Today we are going back to the Vilnius Old Town. This time we will walk through Trocka (Trakų) street. It is barely 280 meters long which makes it one of… Read more »

Walking down the Vilnius streets: Pelczar – a figure worth commemorating

Several years ago, there appeared many new streets near the Santoryszki District of Vilnius. One of them was named after Kazimierz Pelczar – the great Polish oncologist, the professor of… Read more »

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