List/Grid Tag Archives: Culture

Michał Mackiewicz: A Polish school was here, still is, and will be in future

In an interview with Michał Mackiewicz, the Chairman of the Association of Poles in Lithuania (ZPL) and a member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania as a representative… Read more »

Lithuania is to close national minorities’ schools?

“National minorities’ schools are ‘educational ghettos,’ and so they should not exist at all,” Gediminas Grina, the former chef of the Lithuania’s State Security Department, claims and publicly voices such… Read more »

Appeal to Polish authorities: “We are determined to fight for fair treatment of Polish students!”

“We are determined to fight for the good of our children. Please, take immediate action in the defence of the Polish schools and Poles in Lithuania,” representatives of the Polish… Read more »

Polish deputy demands the theatre on Pohulanka

Artur Górski, a member of the Polish parliament, filed an interpellation concerning the reclamation of the former Polish Theatre building on Pohulanka for the Polish community in Vilnius. Below we have… Read more »

Lithuanian – foreman, but another – workman. A way to nowhere in the Polish education field in Lithuania

What made me come back once again to the topic of the Polish minority in Lithuania was upsetting statistics of the children from Polish families attending the schools with Polish… Read more »

Polish Theatre in Vilnius celebrated its golden jubilee

 Last weekend, the Polish Theatre in Vilnius, which is celebrating a glorious jubilee of its existence, got back to where it all started. On the stage of the former Theatre… Read more »

The Polish Theatre in Vilnius celebrates its golden jubilee.

The Polish Theatre in Vilnius, which celebrates its splendid jubilee, has gone back to its roots. The play “Ladies and Husars” directed by Inka Dowlasz was performed on the former… Read more »

Polish-Lithuanian Independence Day with the Polish Discussion Club

Polish beer, Polish sauerkraut stew, Polish songs, and interesting interlocutors – yesterday in “Piano Man” bar the Polish Discussion Club (PKD) organised a meeting dedicated to the 97th anniversary of… Read more »

The Relay Race of Independence Day at the Marshal’s Mausoleum

The National Independence Day is memorialised in a special way in Wileńszczyzna for the 21st time already. It is thanks to the relay race which heads towards the Mother and… Read more »

Maria Przełomiec: Warsaw has to cut Tomaszewski off from money

“Poles should take an active part in the life of their country. I would really like Poles in Lithuania to be an intellectual, cultural elite, not a besieged heritage park,”… Read more »

The Polish school in Vilnius does not give in

We previously wrote that, two weeks ago, on 20th October, the Vilnius Regional Administrative Court adopted a ruling that is unfavourable towards the Polish Szymon Konarski Secondary School in Vilnius. The judiciary defeated… Read more »

Open lesson of A. Mickiewicz Junior High School at the Rasos Cemetery

Students and teachers of Mickiewiczówka led an open lesson at the Rasos Cemetery devoted to Tomasz Życki and Antoni Odrowąż Kamiński. “It is very nice of you that you wanted… Read more »

Prize for maintaining cultural heritage for Zdzisław Palewicz

During gala honoring the best local self-governments of Lithuania, which took place on 23rd October in the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre „Litexpo”, mayor of the Šalčininkai region, Zdzisław Palewicz… Read more »

VIIth Vilnius Meetings of the Polish Theatre

Polish Theatrical Studio in Vilnius/Studio Theatre invites fans of theatrical plays to the 7th edition of the International Theatrical Festival “Vilnius Meetings of the Polish Theatre” which will take place… Read more »

Lithuanian newspaper accuses, Polish embassy rectifies

Pac Palace in Vilnius, building in Vilnius Old Town, Šv. Jonų street has been a Polish property for almost 8 years. Ultimately, the building will be allocated to various diplomatic… Read more »

Vilnius – bilingual writers’ creativity

In Vilnius, academics from Poland and Lithuania discuss the cultural and historical background of bilingual writers’ works, the problem of identity in the literary achievements of bilingual authors as well… Read more »

Vilnius alternative music scene in the Polish Discussion Club: We sing in Polish because we want to

“Perhaps from the commercial point of view it is not worth to sing in Polish in Lithuania, however, alternative musicians stand out from the rest by doing what they want,… Read more »

Alicja Klimaszewska nominated in the competition „The Guard of the National Heritage”.

Alicja Klimaszewska who is the chairwoman of the Social Care Committee of the Old Rasos Cemetery, was nominated to the award and the title of ‘Mieczysław Gębarowicz Guard of the National… Read more »

What St. Francis Church’s relics portray?

In the porch there is the Way of the Cross leaning against the wall, plaster crumbling from fragments of frescos in the vault of the church and in aisles there… Read more »

Rimvydas Valatka: I felt greatly while writing about Poland

As a Lithuanian writing a book about Poland I felt really splendid. – says  Rimvydas Valatka, the editor of the weekly “Veidas” and the author of the book “The Jagiella… Read more »

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