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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 »

Konstanty Parczewski Secondary School Is Going to Have a New School Bus

The community of the Konstanty Parczewski Secondary School will soon be able to enjoy a new school bus, thanks to which the problem of bringing children to school will be… 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 »

Original Spelling of Names Already in Autumn? Little Chance

Perhaps in autumn, during the last session of the current term of office, the Seimas will consider the bills concerning the original spelling of first and last names. The chances,… 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 »

Polish-Lithuanian Commemoration of 185th Anniversary of Fights for Vilnius

The ceremony commemorating the fight of Poles and Lithuanians in 1831 against the Russian annexationist was held on 20th June by the November Insurgents’ Monument at the Paneriai Hill. Just… 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 »

Department of National Minorities Announces Contest for Students

The Department of National Minorities, functioning within the Lithuanian government, is going to fund three prizes for authors of the best BA, MA, and PhD theses whose subject matters will… Read more »

USA Protect Our Rights: Rally by the Embassy of the United States

„USA protect our rights,” „Give the land back to its rightful owners” – under such slogans a mass meeting took place in front of the Embassy of the United States… 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 »

55 Years of Polish Philology: Department Has Strongly Developed

The Polish Philology has been an important centre of shaping the Polish intelligentsia in Lithuania, said Henryka Sokołowska, the Head of the Polish Language, Culture Study and Didactics Centre at… Read more »

Czesław Miłosz Festival in Kėdainiai

It is the second festival already taking place in Kėdainiai, which is organised in memory of Czesław Miłosz (the first one was held in 2014). This year’s programme was full… Read more »

Initiative “Friendly Vilnius” Invites to Lithuania’s Capital City

On Monday the initiative “Friendly Vilnius” is due to be presented in Lithuania’s capital city, as well as a map prepared by its originators, whose aim is to promote openness… Read more »

Poland Means Enemy to Every Fourth Lithuanian

Poland is Lithuania’s second enemy after Russia, the recent poll shows. Even Belarus, which is considered to be the most faithful ally of the Kremlin, is liked much more than… Read more »

“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 »

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