List/Grid Tag Archives: Culture

Kubilius requests 200, 000 € for transmission of Polish television

Andrius Kubilius, who has lost the elections in a single-member constituency of Vilnius and Šalčininkai, suggests that retransmission of one of the popular Polish TV stations in Vilnius could be… Read more »

The awards for promotion of intercultural dialogue were granted.

How are national minorities seen? It is a rather closed circle. Journalists claim that the inhabitants are expecting negative news so the press fulfils their demand, and people often emphasise… Read more »

MP Leonard Talmot about the attacks on crosses

We have already informed our Readers about multiple attacks on crosses in Ejszyszki borough. The last one happened during the Saturday night. The first act of vandalism took place on… Read more »

Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union are proposing both surname version notation in passport.

The ruling majority in the Parliament considers implementation of the notation of non-Lithuanian surnames in documents on the first page of passport. Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union is proposing the… Read more »

Polish- Lithuanian poster is already on the streets of Vilnius

We have already written that the winning poster illustrating the 20th anniversary of founding the Institute of Poland in Vilnius, has been chosen. Institute of Poland in Vilnius and the… Read more »

An interactive guide to Jewish Lithuania

The scientists from the Department of History of  the Vilnius University along with the Center for Studies of the Culture and History of East European Jews have created an interactive… Read more »

A representative of the government has sued a Capital Council

The representative of Vilnius region Vilda Vaičiūnienė filed a suit against the capital council. The clerkess is going to prove, that decorative, bilingual street plaques which have recently been hung… Read more »

In German street in Vilnius-a street plaque in German

In Vilnius, we have another street, which is decorated with a street plaque with a name in a different than Lithuanian language. Such plaque, with a writing “Deutsche Straße”o in German… Read more »

Czesław Miłosz’s poety – on stairs in the Old Town of Vilnius

“Nigdy od ciebie, miasto, nie mogłem odjechać. Długa była mila, ale cofało mnie jak figurę w szachach” – „Nigdy od Ciebie, miasto”(„ Never from you, o city”) –it is one… Read more »

Another bilingual street plaque was unveiled in Vilnius

On Žydų (Jewish) st. in Vilnius, there was unveiled a bilingual, actually three-lingual street plaque. A Mayor of Vilnius Remigijus Šimašius and a chairman of the Association of Lithuanian Jews… Read more »

Rutkowska about Polish language in Lithuania: it used to be kumpiak, now it is seniūnija

Today we have the newest layer of Lithuanian loan-words (lituanizm), which concern social life, such as: names of posts, means of payment and so on. If means of payment used… Read more »

Polish Discussion Club at March of Remembrance in Molėtai

On Monday afternoon, a March of Remembrance took place in Molėtai, the aim of which was to commemorate about 2,000 Jewish inhabitants of the town murdered 75 years ago, who… Read more »

Kasner, Widacki, Radziwiłł – Giedroyć Prize was awarded

Małgorzata Kasner PhD, Jan Widacki prof. and duke Maciej Radziwiłł were laureates of Jerzy Giedroyć Prize, which was awarded on Friday. A prize for contribution in Polish-Lithuanian relations awarded by… Read more »

The Local Government Council of Vilnius spent 152,000 euro for nearly a hundred of cultural projects

There will be even more cultural events and artistic projects in Vilnius – the Local Government Council has spent 152,000 euro on this purpose. It was one of the biggest… Read more »

Linkevičius: Polish-Lithuanian Relations Aren’t Bad

“We increased the demands from our basketball players too much. But I’m sure that this sport will maintain its status as the Lithuania’s national discipline,” thus the head of the… Read more »

20th Anniversary of Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians in Lithuania

The Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians in Lithuania has been functioning for 20 years already! It was founded in the summer of 1996 on the initiative of a group… Read more »

Polish-Lithuanian Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation Announced This Year’s J. Giedroyć Award Laureates

Prof. Jan Widacki and Małgorzata Kasner, PhD, have been given the Jerzy Giedroyć Award, granted by the Jerzy Giedroyć Polish-Lithuanian Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation for merits in aid of… Read more »

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 »

Vilnius representation at the Festival of Borderlands Culture in Mrągowo

In Mrągowo, there is the 22nd Festival of Borderlands Culture going on. Lithuania is being represented by almost 100 people; members of folk groups, poets, artists, folk authors. This Saturday… Read more »

“Behold Lithuania with eyes of various nations”. Photo competition lasts.

The Department of National Minorities announced the photo competition entitled “Various nations – one Lithuania”, which is meant to popularize the community life of national minorities in our country, strengthen… Read more »

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