List/Grid Tag Archives: Poles in Lithuania

‘Paneriai Family’: We want the next generations to remember

Ceremonies devoted to commemorating crimes in Paneriai will take place in Vilnius, the Vilnius region, and Šiauliai on 22nd-26th September. The main organiser is the nationwide ‘Paneriai Family’ [Polish: Rodzina… Read more »

Radczenko: Polish Discussion Club like Deus ex machina

“I am not persecuted, we don’t call it like that. It’s about the legislative problems related to the rights of minorities” – said Rita Tamašunienė in an interview with the… Read more »

New school year in Lithuania: more first-graders in Polish schools

On the 2nd of September, teaching began in most schools across the country. ‘Macierz Szkolna’ approaches the beginning of the school year with moderate optimism. Compared to last year, the… Read more »

Situation of Polish schools and education in countries involved in #KtoTyJesteś campaign

According to estimates, over 150,000 pupils are educated in Polish schools outside Poland.  In Lithuania, there are 76 schools and 84 kindergartens and kindergarten groups, in the Czech Republic –… Read more »

The Unbreakable Identity of Poles in Lithuania

“We have been living outside Poland for almost 80 years, we have been subjected to strong Russian influences and now, we are also affected by the Lithuanian culture. However, our… Read more »

Balcewicz: What happened to 100,000 Poles?

In the 1989 census, 257,944 Lithuanian citizens declared Polish nationality. Meanwhile, the Department of Statistics claims that at the beginning of 2019, only 156,463 qualified as Poles. In the last… Read more »

Szczypiń: The textbook for the Polish minority in Lithuania is to be adapted

“The result of the work of the expert group is adapted to the Lithuanian reality textbook for educating Polish children in Lithuania”, said Jadwiga Mariola Szczypiń, director of the Education… Read more »

Lech Kczyński Square in Maišiagala

On Thursday, in Maišiagala was held the unveiling of the commemorative plaque dedicated to the late President of Poland Lech Kaczyński and also the opening of the Square at the… Read more »

Lithuanian language lessons in preschool

The Ministry of Education and Science intends to introduce the obligatory teaching of the Lithuanian language, writes the daily “Lietuvos žinios”. According to the program in preschools, at least five… Read more »

Debate in Warsaw: Poles in Lithuania between Vilnius, Warsaw and Moscow

‘ There is a very large group of Poles in Lithuania who does not feel that AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) is a party that represents their interests’… Read more »

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