List/Grid Tag Archives: Society

Department of National Minorities: the discussion about minority

“We strongly encourage to organising meetings and to cooperation of different autonomies and cities. The more events will be organised, the better we get to know each other, the less… Read more »

Czesław Miłosz’s poety – on stairs in the Old Town of Vilnius

“Nigdy od ciebie, miasto, nie mogłem odjechać. Długa była mila, ale cofało mnie jak figurę w szachach” – „Nigdy od Ciebie, miasto”(„ Never from you, o city”) –it is one… Read more »

Warszawska Street in Vilnius – now in Polish

There are two more bilingual plates in Vilnius, Lithuanian-Russian and Lithuanian-Polish. The unveiling of the plate with the name of the street Rusų in Russian in the Vilnius’s old town… Read more »

Polish Discussion Club at March of Remembrance in Molėtai

On Monday afternoon, a March of Remembrance took place in Molėtai, the aim of which was to commemorate about 2,000 Jewish inhabitants of the town murdered 75 years ago, who… Read more »

The Catholic Youth Days: a Party with God

“Here, you can feel an incredible warmth inside your soul, you can find answers to the questions that have troubled you for a long time” – the participants of the… Read more »

Daniel Rogoża from Eišiškės in the students shadow cabinet

On Monday, the 22nd of August, the eighth edition of the project “Students – to the government” has started. About 30 high school graduates and junior high school graduates from… Read more »

More First-Graders Will Go to Polish Schools This Year

One thousand one hundred first-grade students will start this school year in schools with Polish as the language of instruction. In Vilnius the number of first-graders is to increase by… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Hello Poland! Vilnius responds Warsaw.

At the end of July, a well-known Lithuanian women’s rights activist and actress, young Beata Tiškevič asked the people of Warsaw to say a few sentences in Lithuanian language. 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 »

The renovation of Lelewel’s school has started

Joachim Lelewel’s school, which is placed by Minties Street, is being renovated. The changes include walls and the interior of the building, informed the local government. On Thursday, vice-maire of… 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 »

Vilnius of 1944. Commemoration of Operation “Gate of Dawn”

On 7th July one of the bloodiest fights of the Vilnius and Navahrudak Home Army brigades, Operation “Gate of Dawn”, also known as the Vilnius Uprising, took place. It was… Read more »

Polish Senate Wants to Establish the Polish Diaspora Consultative Council

On Thursday (7th July) Polish senators adopted a resolution put forward by members of the Presidium of the Senate, the aim of which is to establish the Polish Diaspora Consultative… Read more »

72th Anniversary of Operation “Gate of Dawn”. Commemoration in Vilnius

The white and red flag waved above Vilnius just for a few hours. After this time, it was removed by the Soviet soldiers, who hung out the red banner. The… Read more »

Original Spelling of Names Already in Autumn? Little Chance

Perhaps in autumn, during the last session of the current term of office, the Seimas will consider the bills concerning the original spelling of first and last names. The chances,… 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 »

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