List/Grid Tag Archives: Polish minority. Lithuanian Poles

Fr. Józef Aszkiełowicz – “Pole of the Year 2015”

On 7th January results of the “Kurier Wileński” [trans. The Courier of Vilnius] Readers plebiscite, “Pole of the Year 2015,” were counted up. It is already the 18th edition of… Read more »

110,000 zloty – the balance of the “A Package for a Countryman and Hero in Kresy” campaign

110,000 zloty is the balance of the 2nd edition of the “A Package for a Countryman and Hero in Kresy” campaign. 900 packages got to Poles living in the Vilnius… Read more »

Michał Mackiewicz: A Polish school was here, still is, and will be in future

In an interview with Michał Mackiewicz, the Chairman of the Association of Poles in Lithuania (ZPL) and a member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania as a representative… Read more »

Polish schools among the best in the “Reitingai” school ranking

There are now 40 secondary schools with Polish as a language of instruction in Lithuania. Twenty-nine of them have been listed among the best schools there in the most recent… Read more »

Appeal to Polish authorities: “We are determined to fight for fair treatment of Polish students!”

“We are determined to fight for the good of our children. Please, take immediate action in the defence of the Polish schools and Poles in Lithuania,” representatives of the Polish… Read more »

Lithuanian – foreman, but another – workman. A way to nowhere in the Polish education field in Lithuania

What made me come back once again to the topic of the Polish minority in Lithuania was upsetting statistics of the children from Polish families attending the schools with Polish… Read more »

News from Liaudė: unique historical materials found in the Polish Library in Vandžiogala

The readers from Poland and Lithuania keep sending various historical materials to the Polish library in Vandžiogala. The documents concern the town, the parish church and even the area of… Read more »

Maria Przełomiec: Warsaw has to cut Tomaszewski off from money

“Poles should take an active part in the life of their country. I would really like Poles in Lithuania to be an intellectual, cultural elite, not a besieged heritage park,”… Read more »

The Polish school in Vilnius does not give in

We previously wrote that, two weeks ago, on 20th October, the Vilnius Regional Administrative Court adopted a ruling that is unfavourable towards the Polish Szymon Konarski Secondary School in Vilnius. The judiciary defeated… Read more »

Polish fighting school (III)

This is the continuation of the publication „Polish fighting school”. Today we would like to present the third (and the last) part. Support of Poland, organisations of Poles and of… Read more »

Polish School Fight (I)

We would like to present a three-part publication “Polish School Fight”, which discusses difficult experiences and challenges faced by Polish schools in Lithuania this year. Why did we decide to… Read more »

The Polish Sejm has adopted a resolution concerning Polish education in Lithuania

On Friday the Sejm almost unanimously adopted a resolution in which it expressed its anxiety at the process of limiting the access to education in Polish for Poles living in… Read more »

The mission: Vilnius region. We have people to be proud of

On Sunday, the first episode of the program Mission: Vilnius region, guided by a famous singer Katarzyna Zvonkuvienė from Vilnius region was broadcasted in the LRT TV. The program is… Read more »

Minister of Education of Poland in defense of Polish children in Lithuania

The Minister of Education of Poland stated ‘I share your anxiety’ when she addressed parents of students of Polish schools in Lithuania. ‘Polish students in Lithuania are entitled to take… Read more »

Andżelika Borys: The issues of Poles abroad will take upper position

According to Adżelika Borys, the declaration that the President, Adrzej Duda, will take care of Poles abroad is particularly crucial for the Poles beyond the eastern boarder – those, who… Read more »

Polish culture festival in the Širvintos District Municipality

In order to cultivate traditions and habits, Poles from the Širvintos District Municipality organized the festive of the homeland folklore for the 11th time– Polish culture festival of the Širvintos… Read more »

Polish MPs about Polish education in Lithuania

The Committee of Foreign Affairs and the Committee of Liaison with the Poles Abroad are concerned about the situation of Polish education in Lithuania. The issue was discussed during the… Read more »

The bulldozer of the conservatives and the liberals vs. minority schools

As we have mentioned, today there was a meeting of the local government in Vilnius, on which the draft projects, which are unfavourable for national minority schools (Polish and Russian;… Read more »

The Members of the European Parliament insist on the respect for the rights of the national minorities in Lithuania

In June 2015, 60 MEPs from 13 countries, representing various political factions, wrote a declaration to the Prime Minister of Lithuania about respectability for the rights of national minorities in… Read more »

Lithuanian linguists: “No” to original spelling of surnames

The Lithuanian linguists are relentless. The Commission of the Lithuanian Language answered once again on inquiry of Law and Order Committee. They didn’t change their minds. According to linguists, only… Read more »

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