List/Grid Tag Archives: National minorities in Lithuania

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 »

The Association of Poles in Lithuania: National minorities in Lithuania are being dragged into politicking

Recently, one of the leading Lithuanian Internet portals published the results of a survey conducted by the company “Baltijos tyrimai / Gallup” commissioned by the Center for the Study of… 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 »

“Behold Lithuania with eyes of various nations”. Photo competition lasts.

The Department of National Minorities announced the photo competition entitled “Various nations – one Lithuania”, which is meant to popularize the community life of national minorities in our country, strengthen… 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 »

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 »

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 »

High-school examination from Polish language will earn you additional points

People who have passed an additional exam from their first language will receive extra points in their university applications. This is an idea of Józef Kwiatkowski, chief of School Matrix…. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Contest for a paper on national minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania has funded awards for college graduates who have prepared the best academic works dedicated to the theme of… Read more »

Polish Education Problems in Lithuania as Subject of Polish Senate Session

Issues of Polish education in the East, including Lithuania, were the subject of a session held on Monday by the Emigration Affairs and Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee functioning as… Read more »

Accreditation of Lelewel and Syrokomla Schools. Conference in Ministry of Education

Accreditation of Polish schools in Lithuania, including the Władysław Syrokomla School and Joachim Lelewel School, was the subject of the meeting that took place on Tuesday at the Ministry of… Read more »

Uncertain Future of Joachim Lelewel School in Vilnius

Pursuant to the Vilnius Council’s decision, the Joachim Lelewel Secondary School at 33 Antokolska Street is to begin the 2016-2017 school year in another building. However, it has still not… Read more »

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