List/Grid Tag Archives: History

Venclova: Polish demands must be implemented sooner than later

The Parliamentary Group of the 3rd of May, which has been working for the Polish-Lithuanian agreement for several years, did not limit the celebration of the 3rd of May Constitution… Read more »

The Museum of Education of the Vilnius Region is being established

A new museum is opened in the Vilnius region – the Museum of Vilnius Education in Orzełówka. The museum will present the history of education in the Vilnius region.The Museum… Read more »

The pre-war Polish mission in Kaunas will be commemorated

In 2018, Poland and Lithuania celebrated the 100th anniversary of regaining independence, but also the 80th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations. For various reasons, both our countries decided to establish… Read more »

Representatives of the national minorities with Lithuanians created the history of Lithuania’s statehood

In historical development, the same tendencies that pertained to Lithuanians, e.g highs and lows, occupations, crises, political persecutions and various reforms, also affected the national minorities. These processes changed the… Read more »

The court: Russian councilor from Klaipeda broke the oath

The Lithuanian Administrative Court announced that the councilor of the city of Klaipeda from the Union of Russians Vyacheslav Titov broke the oath when he accused the commander of the… Read more »

Bumblauskas: Tomaszewski does not have much in common with Piłsudski

We are dealing with a conflict between Polish and Lithuanian ethnic nationalism. However, no one shapes a civic nationalizm, which based on other principles –  he said in an interview… Read more »

Terlecki: We are having a good season regarding relations between Polish and Lithuanian government

“I intend to emphasise what we can learn from the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact” – said Ryszard Terlecki, Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, participant of an international… Read more »

Zalavas clean-up is finished: a thousand white and red flowers are in bloom

On Sunday in Zalavas, the birthplace of Marshal Józef Piłsudski, Poles from Vilnius Region banded together on Facebook to take care of a neglected area. The main thing was to… Read more »

Project of the Polish Institute in the finals of the “Historical Event of the Year” competition

Polish-Lithuanian educational project of the Polish Institute in Vilnius “Poland and Lithuania — on the one road. The places and people that bring us together” was in the finals of… Read more »

90 years passed since the coronation of the painting of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn

The renovation of the Chapel of the Gate of Dawn and St Teresa church, which belong to the most valuable heritage sites in Lithuania, will start next year. The Department… Read more »

The Association of Home Army Soldiers being the prisoners of Soviet camps paid tribute to those who took part in military operation “Ostra Brama”

The military operation “Ostra Brama” is one of the most important events in the history of Poles living in the Vilnius Region. The 73rd anniversary of the action organised by… Read more »

3,500 euro collected for the restoration of Professor Sławiński’s grave. Fund-raisers are underway

The radio station Znad Wilii is celebrating its 25th birthday. Already during the jubilee celebrations on Wednesday, the social fundraising for the restoration of the grave of the professor of… Read more »

The radio station “Znad Wilii” will restore the grave of Piotr Sławiński at the Rasos Cemetery

As part of celebrating the 25th birthday of the Radio Znad Wilii, which is on the 1st of July, the grave of Piotr Sławiński will be renovated at the Rasos… Read more »

The persecution of the Catholic Church in Lithuania

The Church is celebrating the beatification of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis – a priest and a communist-era martyr. He is the first blessed of this period from Lithuania. The persecution of… Read more »

The prayers for murdered Poles were held in Glitiškės

June 20th marks the 73rd anniversary of the murder in Glitiškės. Today in the morning, at the Glitiškės Cemetery a prayer appeal dedicated to the memory of the murdered compatriots… Read more »

The first monument of the Piłsudski brothers was built in Zalavas in Lithuania

On the 25th of April, in the evening, in the village Zalavas located in Švenčionys district municipality, the monument dedicated to the Piłsudski brothers Józef and Bronisław will be unveiled…. Read more »

Parliamentary group for national minorities wants to establish the Vilnius Museum

On Tuesday members of the parliamentary group of 3 May proposed to establish the Vilnius Museum to commemorate multicultural character of the capital and to present a joint history of… Read more »

L. Linkevičius: there is no alternative to close cooperation between Lithuania and Poland

There is no alternative to close cooperation between Lithuania and Poland, said Linas Linkevičius, the Lithuanian Foreign Minister after the meeting on Friday, 13 January in Trakai, with Krzysztof Szczerski,… Read more »

Contest of the Polish Embassy in Vilnius: Polish places of national remembrance in Lithuania

The Polish Embassy announces the contest: Polish places of national remembrance in Lithuania – military cemeteries, graves of soldiers, monuments, memorials. The Polish diplomatic post encourages everyone to participate in… Read more »

Both Poles and Lithuanians have defective codes of memory

On the initiative of the Polish Institute in Vilnius with the support of the Polish Embassy, in the headquarters of the Foundation of Open Lithuania, a discussion about the book… Read more »

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