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Over 90% of Polish schools participated in a protest

On the 2nd of September, the so-called empty benches strike was held in the national minorities’ schools. Around 95% of schools with Polish as the language of instruction in Lithuania… Read more »

Demonstration in defence of Lelewel School: We oppose the exile

Expressing their discontent over the prospect of moving Vilnius’ Joachim Lelewel High School from Antakalnis to its branch building in Žirmūnai the community of this legendary school organized a protest today… Read more »

National minorities picketed in front of the Ministry of External Affairs of Lithuania

Leave our schools alone! The authorities who are ignoring our requests forced us to srike! High school education without stress! Dear Mr Linkevičius, you ratified international conventions, it’s time to… Read more »

Condition of education in the Vilnius region –something to be proud of

On Thursday, 27th August in the St. Urszula Ledóchowska Junior high school in Czarny Bór the conference considering directors of educational institutions of the Vilnius region took place.  The theme… Read more »

Condition of education in Vilnius area – we have something to boast about

On Thursday, 27th August, in St. Urszula Ledóchowska Junior High School in Czarny Bór (lit. Juodšilių seniūnija) a conference of schools’ headmasters in the Vilnius region was held. The topic… Read more »

The national minorities’ schools in Lithuania announce a general strike

The communities of the national minorities in Lithuania proclaim a general strike. It is a sign of protest against the actions of authorities aimed at educational institutions teaching children in… Read more »

Demonstration in defence of the legendary Polish ‘Five’ in Vilnius

The community of Joachim Lelewel Vilnius High School does not approve of the decision of Vilnius local government by virtue of which this legendary Vilnius school is going to be… Read more »

There is money for national minorities’ culture development

The Department of national minorities under the Lithuanian Government announces a competition for financing the projects that concern developing the cultures of national minorities. The projects will concern: 1. spreading… Read more »

More junior high schools in the Šalčininkai District Municipality

In the forthcoming school year, the next 6 schools will join 7 junior high schools managed by the local government of Šalčininkai District Municipality: Ludwik Narbutt Junior High School in… Read more »

Another national minorities’ school won in court

The process of transforming schools in Lithuania is ongoing. At first, the assumption was that since 1st September high schools should be eliminated from the educational system: they ought to… Read more »

Referendum on dual citizenship. The Ministry gives the all clear.

On Wednesday, the Lithuanian parliament agreed with the Ministry of Justice’s proposal about accepting the offer given by the group of deputies in the matter of organising the referendum on… Read more »

Renovated schools in the Vilnius area await pupils

Till the pupils and teachers enjoy summer, there are renovations being made in more than ten schools and kindergartens in the Vilnius area. Every school is preparing, with its own… Read more »

Another victory of the minorities’ schools

After a long-lasting battle for education provided to national minorities in Lithuania, after strikes, mass meetings, Masses for schools subsistence, after court trials, the Lithuanian parliament accepted amendments to the… Read more »

Polish culture festival in the Širvintos District Municipality

In order to cultivate traditions and habits, Poles from the Širvintos District Municipality organized the festive of the homeland folklore for the 11th time– Polish culture festival of the Širvintos… Read more »

The Mayor of Szyrwinty region belayed the construction of a canteen for a Polish school

In the Szyrwinty region, not every student will be able to eat in a light and spacious school canteen. That is the decision of this small region’s council headed by… Read more »

Parents continue their fight in court to keep High School under the name of Joachim Lelewel in Vilnius

Despite the objections, pleas and mass meetings organised by Poles and Russians living in Vilnius, the Vilnius city council continues its strict actions which greatly limit the opportunities to educate… Read more »

The letter of the speaker of the Polish Parliament to fellow citizens in Vilnius Region

Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, the speaker of the Polish Parliament sent a letter to Waldemar Tomaszewski, the leader of AWPL, in which she thanked for congratulations and wishes for entrusting her the… Read more »

The Marshal of the Sejm’s letter to the Countrymen in Lithuania

The Marshals of the Polish Sejm, Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, sent the letter to the head of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, in which she thanked for the congratulations and… Read more »

AWPL MPs request Brussels to draw attention to the rights of Poles in Lithuania

The problem of discrimination against Polish minority in Lithuania is being talked about more and more often on different levels, and in different environments. The President of the European Council… Read more »

There will be stairs with the poems of Czesław Miłosz on in Vilnius

The representatives of the Lithuanian intelligentsia has proposed sculpting the poems of Czesław Miłosz in Polish and Lithuanian on the Vilnius old town’s stairs named after him. As the ELTA… Read more »

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