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In the Seimas – problems and achievements of the national minorities’ education in Lithuania

The conference “National minorities’ education in Lithuania: past, present, future” will take place on 16th March in the Lithuanian Seimas. It will start at 9.00 a.m. in the conference room… Read more »

The Ministry of National Education: We will support Polish education in Lithuania

We have already informed that at the end of last year the chairman of the Association of Polish Teachers in Lithuania „Macierz Szkolna”, a member of Lithuanian Parliament Józef Kwiatkowski, a councilor … Read more »

A modern and cosy Polish school in Šumskas

Located on the outskirts of the Vilnius region, the Primary School in Šumskas invited guests for a celebration of the school renovation end, which took place on 4th February. Among… Read more »

Modern and cosy – a renovated Polish school in Šumskas

On February the 4th, Primary School in Šumskas, located on the outskirts of Vilnius County, invited the guests to celebrate the finalisation of the renovation of the school. The celebration… Read more »

A modern and cosy Polish school in Šumskas

Situated in the suburbs of the Vilnius region, the elementary school in Šumskas invited guests to celebrate the end of its renovation on the 4th of February. In the event… Read more »

The next attempt of integration

After discussion, the Vilnius City Government Council has approved the program for the integration of the Roma community (in Porubanek) for the period 2015-2019. Within the next four years, the… Read more »

The AWPL conference and honoured strongmen of “Wileńszczyzna”

The annual conference of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania took place on 30th January in the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius. Its main part was the ceremony… Read more »

Linguistic rights of Lithuanian Poles: European Parliament intervention

Last year the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament wrote a letter to the Lithuanian authorities concerning the linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania. The official document was filed because of a… Read more »

Land restitution: déjà vu of the Soviet times

The competences in the field of land restitution that were taken away from local governments in the mid-1990s are to be given back. Central authorities decide to take such measures… Read more »

The Deputy Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the leaders of the Polish community in Lithuania: You are an incredibly important partner

On 16th January, Jan Dziedziczak, the secretary of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, who is responsible for, among other things, matters concerning the… Read more »

Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland wrote favourably about Poles in Lithuania

A couple of weeks ago, an appeal in defence of Polish schools in Vilnius was made to the Polish authorities. The appeal was issued to i.a. Marshal Marek Kuchciński. The… Read more »

Dual citizenship – for some

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, has signed the amendments to the Citizenship Law, which will allow the especially meritorious for Lithuania to have dual citizenship. The amendment of the Act provides… Read more »

A challenge for the Senate in 2016 – three bills concerning the Polish diaspora

As the Polish Press Agency reports, Stanisław Karczewski, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, promised that in 2016 the Senate would be more active. Karczewski assured… Read more »

25th anniversary of Polish service for the education in Lithuania

The singing of Polish and Lithuanian anthems and the performance of ”Wilenka” Song and Dance Ensemble from Vilnius’ Władysław Syrokomla High School opened the ceremony of 25th anniversary of activity… Read more »

AWPL will not participate in this pre-election show.

Lithuanian Parliament adopted a resolution “regarding schools of national minorities in Lithuania”. Deputies from AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) fraction did not participate in the vote on the… Read more »

Primary school-kindergarten „Wilia”- still among the best

This article is about the only primary school-kindergarten in Lithuania that exchanges letters with Buckingham Palace and has its own star in the sky. “I can assure you that our… Read more »

Michał Mackiewicz: A Polish school was here, still is, and will be in future

In an interview with Michał Mackiewicz, the Chairman of the Association of Poles in Lithuania (ZPL) and a member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania as a representative… Read more »

Deputy Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Maria Koc visited Vilnius County Municipality

On Friday 11 December, a meeting attended by Deputy Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Maria Koc, her delegation and leaders of the Polish community in Lithuania… Read more »

The Šalčininkai region: 13 gymnasiums, 8 Polish schools among them

At the beginning of December, a celebration took place at Adam Mickiewicz Gymnasium in Dieveniškės. In the Šalčininkai region, all secondary schools have received their accreditation and have acquired the status of gymnasium…. Read more »

This cockerel is no eagle

The most eminent grandson of the Lithuanian political scene, and his even more eminent grandfather – Gabrielius – tries to prove in a quite strange manner that ‘growing up in… Read more »

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