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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 »

USA Protect Our Rights: Rally by the Embassy of the United States

„USA protect our rights,” „Give the land back to its rightful owners” – under such slogans a mass meeting took place in front of the Embassy of the United States… Read more »

Polish Features at Culture Night 2016

Concerts, performances, workshops, exhibitions, attractions for children – on 17th June the 10th edition of the Culture Night begins, during which a lot of distinct Polish features will be present…. Read more »

55 Years of Polish Philology: Department Has Strongly Developed

The Polish Philology has been an important centre of shaping the Polish intelligentsia in Lithuania, said Henryka Sokołowska, the Head of the Polish Language, Culture Study and Didactics Centre at… Read more »

Polish Education Problems in Lithuania as Subject of Polish Senate Session

Issues of Polish education in the East, including Lithuania, were the subject of a session held on Monday by the Emigration Affairs and Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee functioning as… Read more »

Czesław Miłosz Festival in Kėdainiai

It is the second festival already taking place in Kėdainiai, which is organised in memory of Czesław Miłosz (the first one was held in 2014). This year’s programme was full… Read more »

Initiative “Friendly Vilnius” Invites to Lithuania’s Capital City

On Monday the initiative “Friendly Vilnius” is due to be presented in Lithuania’s capital city, as well as a map prepared by its originators, whose aim is to promote openness… Read more »

Szczerek in PKD: Reality in Vilnius Fascinates Me

 “In the Vilnius region I can see a lively, fascinating reality. For me it’s such a part of Polishness that isn’t obvious, that from the centre of Poland is a… Read more »

Poland Means Enemy to Every Fourth Lithuanian

Poland is Lithuania’s second enemy after Russia, the recent poll shows. Even Belarus, which is considered to be the most faithful ally of the Kremlin, is liked much more than… Read more »

“May on the Neris”: For Those Who Can Appreciate Multiculturalism

Several dozen authors from Poland, Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Mexico, and the USA take part in the 23rd International Poetry Festival “May on the Neris,” the official inauguration of… Read more »

Veterans of the Vilnius region received the new uniforms of the Polish Army

„Today is a day of joy for us all. Every time when I am meeting you, I am very proud that I can stand among you, veterans of Polish armed… Read more »

Regia – regional geoinformational platform is already available in Polish

REGIA or regional geoinformational platform is a versatile and easy to use tool, created to aid local governments, their inhabitants, administration officers and entrepreneurs. REGIA aims at facilitating the decision… Read more »

Report: Despite ensuring rights for sexual minorities Lithuania has been ranked in the 36th place out of 49 European countries

Despite ensuring rights for sexual minorities Lithuania has been ranked in the 36th place out of 49 European countries According to data presented by non-governmental organizations, rights of sexual minorities… Read more »

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