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Prime Minister Skvernelis visited Lithuanian community in Poland

Lithuania is willing to help to set up a Centre for Lithuanian Culture and Education and a kindergarten in Suwałki – said the Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis. On… Read more »

Tomaszewski: Poles in Lithuania need a support. They expect Polish authorities to take an action.

The best way to help us is to make sure that Polish politicians did not forget about the slogan “nothing about us without us.” — Said Waldemar Tomaszewski in an… Read more »

Łapiński: we expect Poles to be treated as full citizens in Lithuania

“We expect the Lithuanian side to respect all standards regarding national minorities that are in force in the European Union”, said on Monday Krzysztof Łapiński, a spokesman for the President… Read more »

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe calls for the protection of the rights of national minorities

On January 23, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a draft resolution by a majority of votes. The draft resolution was prepared by the Hungarian MP… Read more »

The commemoration of Lech Kaczyński in Lithuania on the initiative of EAPL-CFA

The late President of the Republic of Poland, Lech Kaczyński, will be commemorated on the initiative of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – the Union of Christian Families (EAPL-CFA)…. Read more »

Matura exam results at Vilnius region schools

Matura exam session for this year’s absolvents of Vilnius region schools was good. 29 students of Vilnius region schools got maximum number of points from this year’s matura. Most of… Read more »

In Vilnius Council the debate was held about another junior high schools

After the ceremony of handing the reports to matura absolvents of the class of “Mickiewiczówka” they dance polonaise on the Ratuszowy square (2016) We have just been reporting about that… Read more »

The prayers for murdered Poles were held in Glitiškės

June 20th marks the 73rd anniversary of the murder in Glitiškės. Today in the morning, at the Glitiškės Cemetery a prayer appeal dedicated to the memory of the murdered compatriots… Read more »

15th anniversary of Polish studies at Vilnius University

Days of Polish studies in University of Vilnius Traditionally days of Polish studies at Philology Faculty, Vilnius University were held for the 15th time. Tradition of May’s fest of polish… Read more »

Situation of polish minorities in Lithuania is a discrimination of EU citizens

Tomasz Snarski, lawyer and Doctor of juridical science, author of petition no358/2011 on language rights of Poles living in Lithuania, once again has shown matter of polish minority discrimination in… Read more »

Lithuanian priority list without Poland

Although the biggest parties, before parliamentary elections, have highlighted the necessity of improving the relationship with Poland, Parliamentary Board has not included it on the diplomacy priority list. According to… Read more »

The Seimas will reconsider the issue of the original spelling of surnames

During the spring session the Seimas will make a final decision on the original spelling of surnames, claims Viktoras Pranckietis, the Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas. “I think that the… Read more »

Lelewel School is to be located in Antakalnis and its branch – in Žirmūnai

As we wrote earlier, at the end of February this year the court in Vilnius ruled in favour of the Vilnius Joachim Lelewel School. New circumstances arose and for that… Read more »

Polish children in Polish schools in Lithuania

The Enea Foundation launched a campaign to help Poles living in Lithuania – Good Energy Beyond Borders. The aim of the project is to encourage parents of children and young… Read more »

EAPL-CFA: national minorities need activities in defence of their schools rather than PR activities related to a few plates

Plates with non-Lithuanian street names in Vilnius are lawful, as stated by the Regional Administrative Court of Vilnius. The judge Violeta Petkevičienė said that multilingual signs were unveiled during official… Read more »

German Komarowski on Polish culture in Lithuania: Others envy us

Poles can do it. It was proved this year by German Komarowski, a young choreographer from the Vilnius region, a head of the Polish Dance Group “Perła” from Nemenčinė, which… Read more »

Polish junior High Schools against a background of Education reform

Year 2007 is coming and along with its beginning Education reform that lasts from 2000 ends. What successes achieved Polish school and what future aims will inspire Polish education in… Read more »

Defense Ministers of Poland and Lithuania will meet

Yesterday, December 13, a new Defense Minister of Lithuania Raimundas Karoblis was sworn in the Seimas. Before the solemn  ceremony of change of ministers Raimundas Karoblis will meet his Polish… Read more »

LLRA MPs voted for the program of the Government

The Lithuanian Parliament approved the program of 17. Government of Saulius Skvernelis. The document was approved by 86 MPs, against it was 3 parliamentarians, 40 MPs abstained from voting. MPs… Read more »

Both Poles and Lithuanians have defective codes of memory

On the initiative of the Polish Institute in Vilnius with the support of the Polish Embassy, in the headquarters of the Foundation of Open Lithuania, a discussion about the book… Read more »

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