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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 »

“Vilnius – the city of Mercy” in the Senate of Poland

Today, the marshal of the Senate Stanisław Karczewski will open an exhibition “Vilnius – the city of Mercy”. The exhibition shows the most important places of Vilnius and the area… Read more »

Memories of the “Vilnius Word”: Every day I regret that there is no such a journal

It didn’t last long but it was worth it – former employees of the “Vilnius Word” newspaper, who met in the Polish Institute for the presentation of a book called… Read more »

Geben: Vilnius Youth Don’t Say “Mabiłka” Anymore

“Is there a danger of the death of the Polish language in Lithuania? No. The dialect will survive. Especially the closeness of the Polish border makes the death of the… Read more »

AWPL-ZChR Invited for the 16th Family Picnic

On 16th July (Saturday) the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance (AWPL-ZChR) and the Vilnius District Branch of the Association of Poles in Lithuania (ZPL) invited… 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 »

72th Anniversary of Operation “Gate of Dawn”. Commemoration in Vilnius

The white and red flag waved above Vilnius just for a few hours. After this time, it was removed by the Soviet soldiers, who hung out the red banner. The… 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 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 »

Will the palace of the Tyszkiewicz family in Landwarow be saved?

The palace of the Tyszkiewicz family in Landwarow was bought years ago by a private investor, however it yet has to see any refurbishments, as both the palace and the… Read more »

Polish Features at Culture Night 2016

Concerts, performances, workshops, exhibitions, attractions for children – on 17th June the 10th edition of the Culture Night begins, during which a lot of distinct Polish features will be present…. Read more »

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