List/Grid Tag Archives: Polish minority

Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz became the patron of the Kresy Meeting House

The Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz Kresy Meeting House will be set up in Straszowice in the Polish Lower Silesia province. It will be the first place in Poland, where the people… Read more »

No retransmissions of the programmes from the Polish TV this year

On the 15th of June, the meeting of the Group for 3 May was held in the Lithuanian Parliament. It concerned the possibility of watching Polish television in Lithuania. The… Read more »

The prayers for murdered Poles were held in Glitiškės

June 20th marks the 73rd anniversary of the murder in Glitiškės. Today in the morning, at the Glitiškės Cemetery a prayer appeal dedicated to the memory of the murdered compatriots… Read more »

The Celebration of the 82th anniversary of Marshal Piłsudski’s death in Butrimonys

On the 82nd anniversary of the death of Marshal Józef Pilsudski, the Poles from Vilnius, the representatives of the Embassy of Poland in Lithuania and guests paid tribute to the… Read more »

Is Vilnius Region going to have access to Polish television?

Andrius Kubilius, former prime minister and former leader of the Conservatives, proposed the financing of the retransmission of one of the popular Polish channels in Vilnius region from the the… Read more »

Radčenko: What is the reason for Polish inferiority complex in Lithuania?

Polish schools are a way to make Polish identity maintain its position in Lithuania. It is one of the few issues on which I actually agree with the activists of… Read more »

Diplomats from Poland and Lithuania were discussing the situation of Polish minority

The situation of Polish minority in Lithuania, agreeing on statements in issues concerning EU and NATO were the topic of Lithuanian-Polish political consultations. The mutual cooperation and international issues had… Read more »

Linkevičius: we have a new government and we can take a fresh look on minority issues

After the parliamentary elections in Lithuania, Vilnius and Warsaw can take another look at the bilateral relations, according to Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius. However, the head of… Read more »

Radczenko: Will there be another reset with Poland?

“I will strive for the reset of relations with Poland”- says since a few weeks in every second interview Saulius Skvernelis, the new prime minister of Lithuania. Whether or not… Read more »

Grużewski: Situation of the Polish minority stimulates economical pessimism

„There often lacks a deeper discernment in assessment of Polish-Lithuanian relations or attitudes of national minorities in Lithuania, and these are highly related to the standard of living of these… Read more »

Poles among the most pessimistic people regarding the future of Lithuania

Despite the changes in the government, the citizens of Lithuania continue to have a pessimistic view on the future of the Lithuanian state, according to the research conducted by the… Read more »

Radczenko: Two extremities divide Polish community in half.

Romuald Mieczkowski in a few continuous editions of quarterly “Znad Willi” presented his theory about two extremities and three Vilnius Regions, with which I would like to polemize: “Some representatives… Read more »

Polish stall on the International Christmas Charity Bazaar

This Saturday, on December 3rd, Vilnius Town Hall will hold the International Christmas Charity Bazaar. The Bazaar is organised by the members of the International Women’s Association of Vilnius (IWAV)… Read more »

To Henryk Sienkiewicz in his 100th Anniversary of the death- Lithuanians and Poles.

“To the writer and the Nobel prize winner, who here began his journey in Upicka Land trails, during which the first vision of  chapters of “Potop” novel was born in… Read more »

MP Leonard Talmot about the attacks on crosses

We have already informed our Readers about multiple attacks on crosses in Ejszyszki borough. The last one happened during the Saturday night. The first act of vandalism took place on… Read more »

Waldemar Tomaszewski: decisions about the Poles living in Lithuania are mellowing

– I am an optimist in the case of fulfilling postulates of Poles living in Lithuania. Those problems have to be solved once, however, it takes the eternity to make… Read more »

Street name plates in Polish only on private properties or as a tourist information

The first and the only street name plate with the name of Warszawska Street in Polish disappeared unexpectedly from the vicinity of Rasos Cemetery in Vilnius. Only two months ago,… Read more »

School sets for freshmen arrived to Vilnius

The school sets for freshmen from Polish schools funded by the Foundation “Aid to Poles in the East” arrived to Vilnius. Fully equipped backpacks will be handed out on the… Read more »

Parliamentary Committees Appeal to the Government in Reference to Polish Schools in Lithuania

In a desideratum accepted on Friday, the Parliamentary Committees appealed to the Government to take further measures towards helping Polish schools in Lithuania. It was highlighted that Vilnius authorities still… Read more »

Discussion about Polish schools in the Department of National Minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania invited representatives of the Polish community to talk about Polish education. In front of the Department, on Raugyklos… Read more »

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