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Celebrating Midsummer Night in Lithuania

The shortest night of the year was traditionally an occasion for fun. There were concerts and fun events in nearly every town. The celebrations were taking place within short intervals… Read more »

The Pole from Žemaitija awarded for contributions to the Kurpie Region of Poland

Irena Duchowska, the President of the Unit of the Association of Poles in Lithuania “Lauda” and the Associationon of Poles living in Kėdainiai, a composer and a poet was awarded… Read more »

Great Fun During the Holiday of the Town of Maišiagala

The 11th of June was not an ordinary Sunday in Maišiagala as the pilgrimage from Turgelia arrived there and there was the holiday of Maišiagala town. Since morning it was possible… Read more »

The Holiday of Family in Marijampolis: Fun in the scenic Palisada Park

The holiday started with open-air Holy Mass. After the celebration, there was a concert on the scene in old picturesque Palisada park. The local bands and artists as well as… Read more »

Romaszewska on Polish televisions in Lithuania: Lithuanian authorities have no choice

“Generally, this is a step in the right direction. It is a shame that it was taken so late. The situation is really difficult right now” – said Agnieszka Romaszewska,… Read more »

Radczenko: Polish channels – this is just the first step

“If we do not occupy the information zone here, somebody else does it. If the citizens watch Russian televisions rather than Lithuanian or Polish ones, their opinions are shaped as… Read more »

Polish channels in the Vilnius region – “idea doomed to failure” or “positive decision”

From the 1st of June Polish channels will be retransmitted in the Vilnius Region – says Andrius Kubilius, conservative and former Prime Minister. In this respect, opinions of Polish community… Read more »

A joint book of Różewicz and Eidrigevičius will be published

Very soon a joint book of Tadeusz Różewicz and Stasys Eidrigevičius will be released. It consists of selected poems of Tadeusz Różewicz „Woda w garnuszku” (Lithuanian “Vanduo puodelyje”) illustrated by… Read more »

Young Poles in the group of the best in Lithuania!

On the 5th of January, during the cold yet sunny afternoon in the Palace of the Grand Dukes in Vilnius, in the presence of the Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius… Read more »

Rajmund Rotkiewicz in the Guinness World Records book!

Rajmund Rotkiewicz, an IT specialist and a graduate of Szymon Konarski High School, has finally made it into the Guinness World Records book thanks to his hanging orchard. The title… Read more »

Former minister of Culture of Rzeczpospolita is now an honour citizen of Palanga

Prof. Małgorzata Omilanowska PhD- art historian, former minister of culture and national heritage of Rzeczpospolita- became an honour citizen of Palanga. The local government council of this Baltic resort appreciated… Read more »

The best Polish graphic signs on the exhibition in Vilnius

On Tuesday (20th December) in Vilnian art gallery Arka was opened the Second All-Poland Exhibition of Graphic Signs 1945-1969 and 2000-2015. “We are lucky because it is one of the… Read more »

Alicja Klimaszewska is a laureate of the Saint Christopher award.

“I am very happy that my hometown assessed my social activity so generously. I am a citizen of Vilnius since I was born and issues concerning my city were always… Read more »

Retrospective of Andrzej Wajda in Vilnius and Kaunas

From 7th till 11th of December 2016 in Vilnius (Skalvija cinema) and in Kaunas (Romuva cinema) will be taking place the retrospective of Andrzej Wajda. On the 9th of October… Read more »

The Department of National Minorities announced the enrolment of motions in order to get a financial help for projects in 2017

Until 15th of December 2016 non-governmental organisations, institution of public utility, foundations representing national minorities and those that are working in favour of national minorities can formally apply for a… Read more »

Polish Theatre from Vilnius onstage in Poznan

Polish Theatre from Vilnius performed at Poznan’s stage. In Polish Theatre in Poznan Irena Litwinowicz’s actors showed stage version of “Lubonie”- historical novel written by Józef Ignacy Kraszewski. Actors arrived… Read more »

To Henryk Sienkiewicz in his 100th Anniversary of the death- Lithuanians and Poles.

“To the writer and the Nobel prize winner, who here began his journey in Upicka Land trails, during which the first vision of  chapters of “Potop” novel was born in… Read more »

The Library of Polish Institute has its own Facebook profile

8 thousand books, hundreds of Polish films and CDs, magazines, audiobooks and… the Librarian who will advise,  chat and take care of the musical background. This is exactly the Library… Read more »

Retrospective of Andrzej Wajda’s films in Vilnius and Kaunas

From December 7th to December 11th 2016 a special retrospective with some Andrzej Wajda’s most groundbreaking films will be held in Skalvija cinema centre in Vilnius and Kaunas and in… Read more »

Another monument of Rasos saved from defacement

One more monument of the Vilnius necropolis has been saved from defacement. The grave of Edward Lewald-Jezierski, falling apart on the top of a steep scarp, has been saved thanks… Read more »

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