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Jewish Cemetery at Zarzecze under the state protection

The old Jewish cemetery at Zarzecze gained the state protection. The minister of culture Šarūnas Birutis signed a regulation concerning granting the cemetery a rank of a monument of a… Read more »

Robert Tworogal – a Pole from Vilnius at the Rio Olympics

22-year-old Robert Tworogal from Vilnius, graduate of the Konarski School in Vilnius, is the only gymnast who trains the all-round gymnastics and will represent Lithuania at the 31st Summer Olympic… Read more »

Portal pl.delfi.lt – as a weekly

There has been no new information appearing on the pl.delfi.lt site since 22th of July. En editor Ryszard Rotkiewicz quit. The management of the portal informed that the Polish version… Read more »

Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

The Roma Holocaust Memorial Day is going to be commemorated in Vilnius on 2nd August (Tuesday); at 2.00 p.m. flowers will be laid by the monument in Paneriai (among the… Read more »

Muslims want a mosque in Vilnius

A dispute between the Lithuanian community of Muslims and the Vilnius government regarding the construction of a mosque in Vilnius has been going on for years already. The community is… Read more »

Catalogue of Polish places of national remembrance in Lithuania was made

The first version, a draft was created. “The catalogue of Polish places of national remembrance. The military cemeteries, the graves of soldiers, the monuments, the memorials”. The ambassador of the… Read more »

First of all – knowledge! Ceremonial diplomatorium at UvB in Vilnius

A group of graduates from The branch of the University of Bialystok in Vilnius has grown by 50 people. During the ceremonial diplomatorium, 36 BA and 14 MA diplomas were… Read more »

Vilnius of 1944. Commemoration of Operation “Gate of Dawn”

On 7th July one of the bloodiest fights of the Vilnius and Navahrudak Home Army brigades, Operation “Gate of Dawn”, also known as the Vilnius Uprising, took place. It was… Read more »

AWPL-ZChR Has Approved Election Programme and List of Candidates in Parliamentary Election

The administrative and state-governance reform, pro-family policy, an increase of retirement pension, changes in the taxation policy , changes in the education-financing system, and in the field of the foreign… Read more »

Ensemble “Zgoda” in the Final of “Duokim garo!”

This year’s edition of the TV music talent show “Duokim garo!” [Let’s Rock!], which is just drawing to an end, has been exceptional. For the first time in the programme,… Read more »

Remnants of Old Synagogue in Vilnius Scrutinised by Scientists from Canada, USA, and Israel

Today, by Ulica Żydowska in Vilnius, there are a kindergarten and playground. Not everyone who lives in this corner of Vilnius knows that up to 1948 the unique Old Synagogue,… Read more »

55 years of Polish philology in Vilnius

In the last 55 years, about 2,000 students have graduated from the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences with a degree in Polish philology. Now, they work  as teachers, lectures, journalists, tour… Read more »

55 Years of Vilnian Polish Philology

Within 55 years Polish philology at Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (LUE) has been completed by approximately two thousand students. They work now as teachers and lecturers, journalists, guides, translators/interpreters,… Read more »

Ceremony in Paneriai on 185th Anniversary of Battle for Vilnius

Poles and Lithuanians commemorated together the 185th anniversary of the Battle of Paneriai, also known as the Battle for Vilnius or Battle of Vilnius. It was one of the biggest… Read more »

Contest for a paper on national minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania has funded awards for college graduates who have prepared the best academic works dedicated to the theme of… Read more »

Polish Education Problems in Lithuania as Subject of Polish Senate Session

Issues of Polish education in the East, including Lithuania, were the subject of a session held on Monday by the Emigration Affairs and Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee functioning as… Read more »

The attorneys and the linguists discussed the spelling of first and last names, now it is over to the politicians

Even if there is a liberation of the spelling of foreign surnames, it will only influence the mixed marriages in which one of the spouses is a foreigner. However, the… Read more »

Sister Helena Majewska – Vilnius continuator of Sister Faustina’s mission

The story of revelations of Divine Mercy in Vilnius is famous thanks to St. Faustina and her confessor blessed priest Michał Sopoćko. However, St. Faustina was not the only one… Read more »

Jubilee Concert on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Polish Folk Song and Dance Group “Wilenka”

On Monday, 30th of April, 2016, at 1pm and 5pm, at the Dance Theatre in Vilnius (situated on 11 Kościszki Street), there will be a Jubilee Concert on the occasion… Read more »

V. Benkunskas: We are fighting for good quality and better teaching conditions!

For a year already the issues concerning education of the Vilnius City have been held in Deputy Mayor Valdas Benkunskas’s hands. Coming from Šilutė, this ambitious, almost 32-year-old representative of… Read more »

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