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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 »

Konstanty Keda – Faithful to Secondary School in Mickūnai

Konstanty Keda, from the new school year a third-grade student of the Polish Secondary School in Mickūnai (Vilnius region), became the protagonist of an article in the newest issue of… Read more »

More First-Graders Will Go to Polish Schools This Year

One thousand one hundred first-grade students will start this school year in schools with Polish as the language of instruction. In Vilnius the number of first-graders is to increase by… 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 »

Compulsory Education of 6-Year-Olds from 1st September

Thirty thousand two hundred and fifty six-year-olds will go to school on 1st September 2016 – in Lithuania compulsory prschool education is being implemented. Pursuant to the amendments adopted in… Read more »

Valatka: Polish-Lithuanian Relations Like Those After Ultimatum of 1938

President of Poland Andrzej Duda has finished his first year of office. This fact wasn’t noticed either by Lithuanian politicians or by the media. It’s strange, at the very least,… Read more »

Would Citizens Defend Lithuania Against Foreign Aggression?

The Poles, Russians and representatives of other national minorities living in Lithuania believe that, if there was such a need, the citizens of Lithuania would defend their country against the… Read more »

Old Jewish Cemetery in Cultural Heritage Sites List

On the initative of the Department of Cultural Heritage, the old Jewish cemetery in Vilnius has just been inscribed on the list of cultural heritage sites protected by the state…. Read more »

MSZ: We Deplore the Vandalism. Police: There Are No Breakages

The damage of the Ogiński multimedia bench, a gift for Vilnius from the Polish Embassy, is an act of vandalism, says a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MSZ)… Read more »

Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

The Roma Holocaust Memorial Day is going to be commemorated in Vilnius on 2nd August (Tuesday); at 2.00 p.m. flowers will be laid by the monument in Paneriai (among the… Read more »

Tomaševski Resigning from Running for the Parliament?

According to unverified information, the leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance Valdemar Tomaševski is going to resign from participation in the election to… Read more »

Lithuanian methodologist Danutė Skiauterienė: exam grades are subjective

Conversation with Lithuanian methodologist Danutė Skiauterienė from a school in Eišiškės, Šalčininkai District Municipality, about problems with Lithuanian language exam, teaching syllabus of the subject, missing textbooks and poor work… 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 »

Konarski School Has a New Headmaster?

By means of a contest, Walery Jagliński became the new headmaster of the Szymon Konarski Primary School. Before that, Jagliński performed the function of a vice-headmaster. “The new position is… 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 »

Names Spelling Issue Will Be Passed to the Next Seimas

Contrary to the announcements of the Social Democrats co-ruling in Lithuania that they were ready to pass the bill on the foreign first and last names spelling during the spring… 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 »

AWPL-ZChR Has Approved Election Programme and List of Candidates in Parliamentary Election

The administrative and state-governance reform, pro-family policy, an increase of retirement pension, changes in the taxation policy , changes in the education-financing system, and in the field of the foreign… Read more »

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