List/Grid Tag Archives: Polish minority. Lithuanian Poles

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 »

Radczenko: The decision of State Commission of the Lithuanian Language is illogical and discriminating

“This is the end my only friend, the end of our elaborate plans, the end” Jim Morrison once sang. Lyrics of probably the most famous The Doors’ song came to… Read more »

The Minister of Education gives „Syrokomlówka” hope

Audronė Pitrėnienė, The Minister of Education and Science of Lithuania, who took office on 2nd of June, visited unexpectedly W. Syrokomla High School in Vilnius. At the time of the… Read more »

There are many complaints against the leader of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) concerning the democracy within the party, but there is no better candidate.

At the beginning I would like to mention that I decided to write and publish this article in the Internet as the Polish newspapers in Lithuania will not print it… Read more »

Buchowski: The interest of Polish minority has been identified with the beliefs of its leaders

Poland did not intend to take advantage of autonomy, because it would lead to an open conflict with Lithuania. The support of the autonomists would be a dangerous nonsense –… Read more »

Duda talks exclusively to zw.lt: Polish attitude towards Lithuania is unreasonable

“The actions aimed at improvement of Polish minority in Lithuania shall be preceded by the reconstruction of methods used to influence Lithuania and whole region.” Andrzej Duda, the president elect… Read more »

National Minority Day in Lithuania

For the second time the Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Lithuania. The celebration is initiated in Lithuania by deputy of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, Leonard Talmont. The celebration… Read more »

The next battle of Tomasz Snarski for the Polish minority’s rights in Lithuania

The Petition „Linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania”, handed to the European Parliament in 2011 by a lawyer from Gdańsk Tomasz Snarski, has finally received an answer from the Lithuanian… Read more »

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