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“May on the Neris”: For Those Who Can Appreciate Multiculturalism

Several dozen authors from Poland, Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Mexico, and the USA take part in the 23rd International Poetry Festival “May on the Neris,” the official inauguration of… Read more »

Maria Koc: Relations with Lithuania depend on Lithuania’s goodwill

 “If we do not see the will of solving these problems, it’s hard to speak of making the cooperation stronger,” Deputy Marshal of the Polish Senate Maria Koc said at… Read more »

Grand celebration of Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad Day in Vilnius

After a three-year break, the Association of Poles in Lithuania once again organised a celebratory march along Vilnian streets on the occasion of the Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad Day,… Read more »

45 years of “Wilenka”!

The oldest from all of the children-and-youth folk ensembles in Lithuania “Wilenka” is celebrating its 45th anniversary. However, solemnity and the prospect of settling down do not pose a threat… Read more »

Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad Day. Polish march in Vilnius

Thousands of Poles living in Lithuania and guests from the Macierz assembled today in the heart of Vilnius to celebrate the Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad Day with a ceremonial… Read more »

“Engineer of the Year 2015” competition concluded

The Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians in Lithuania (STIP) organised the “Engineer of the Year” competition for the eighth time. Its conclusion took place on 22nd April in the… Read more »

Students from Vilnius are laureates of the Polish nationwide Polish studies olympiad

Magdalena Bielawska, Adrianna Wołosewicz and Karolina Słotwińska – all students of the capital city schools – were among the 35 award winners of the LVI Polish Literature and Language Olympiad… 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 »

The most cheerful school in the Vilnius region 2016 – the Joachim Lelewel High School

The title of the Most Cheerful School in the Vilnius Region, that is the Grand Prix of the “StuDnia 2016” Cabaret went to the Joachim Lelewel High School. On Thursday,… Read more »

Agnieszka and “Perła”: we are proud to represent Polishness

The enthusiasts of the Polish Folk Dance Ensemble “Perła” and its amazing performances in the “Kadagys” TV show suffered a disappointment. The project was unexpectedly shortened by two episodes and… Read more »

Department of National Minorities has apportioned money for 2016

The Department of National Minorities has announced the results of the contest of applications for subsidisation of national minorities’ organisations in Lithuania in 2016. A total sum of €156,000 was… Read more »

To Šalčininkai for a carnival!

These are the last days of the annual carnival. For this reason, on the 7th February, on the last Sunday preceding Ash Wednesday, the annual carnival was held in the… Read more »

In the Seimas – problems and achievements of the national minorities’ education in Lithuania

The conference “National minorities’ education in Lithuania: past, present, future” will take place on 16th March in the Lithuanian Seimas. It will start at 9.00 a.m. in the conference room… Read more »

The Olympiad city stage winner: Polish is successively replaced by Lithuanian

“It is what we experienced and learned at home that decides on our success the most prominently. In my family Polish literature was always in the first place, and traditions… Read more »

Polish Cultural Institute celebrates its 20th anniversary

Exactly 20 years ago, Polish Cultural Institute began to function in Vilnius. The institution was established by the decree of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland… Read more »

Pole of the Year 2015: We should protect our Polishness

”Polishness is our mother. You cannot be ashamed of your mother only because it is poor” – priest Józef Aszkiełowicz, the winner of the “Kurier Wileński” plebiscite, said during a ceremony of… Read more »

The AWPL conference and honoured strongmen of “Wileńszczyzna”

The annual conference of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania took place on 30th January in the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius. Its main part was the ceremony… Read more »

The AWPL summarised the year 2015

“An eight-percent support on a national scale that the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania [AWPL – Polish: Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie; translator’s note] gained in the municipal election… Read more »

Linguistic rights of Lithuanian Poles: European Parliament intervention

Last year the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament wrote a letter to the Lithuanian authorities concerning the linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania. The official document was filed because of a… Read more »

Jan Dziedziczak: Education is the Number One Topic

“The situation of Polish education in Lithuania is the most important topic for us” Jan Dzedziczak, the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who, among other things,… Read more »

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