List/Grid Tag Archives: Vilnius

90 years passed since the coronation of the painting of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn

The renovation of the Chapel of the Gate of Dawn and St Teresa church, which belong to the most valuable heritage sites in Lithuania, will start next year. The Department… Read more »

The Association of Home Army Soldiers being the prisoners of Soviet camps paid tribute to those who took part in military operation “Ostra Brama”

The military operation “Ostra Brama” is one of the most important events in the history of Poles living in the Vilnius Region. The 73rd anniversary of the action organised by… Read more »

Polish specialists will also take part in the rescuing of Gediminas’ Mountain

“Polish specialists propose and promise to conduct research on Gediminas’ Mountain using four different methods. The geophysical research has not been carried out in Lithuania in such a comprehensive way… Read more »

The radio station “Znad Wilii” will restore the grave of Piotr Sławiński at the Rasos Cemetery

As part of celebrating the 25th birthday of the Radio Znad Wilii, which is on the 1st of July, the grave of Piotr Sławiński will be renovated at the Rasos… Read more »

Meeting of Polish and Lithuanian experts on cultural heritage in Vilnius

On the 16th – 19th of May meeting of expert group on protecting cultural heritage will take place. It is going to be 10th meeting which will be chaired by… Read more »

Poles marching in Vilnius on March 11th

  Several thousands of people, with Poles among them, took part in anti-nationalistic and apolitical march about Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania. Participants marched from Seimas to Cathedral Square…. Read more »

Alicja Klimaszewska is a laureate of the Saint Christopher award.

“I am very happy that my hometown assessed my social activity so generously. I am a citizen of Vilnius since I was born and issues concerning my city were always… Read more »

Plate with the Polish name of the Warszawska Street has returned to its proper place

A plate with the Polish name of the Warszawska Street has returned to its proper place – as the mayor of Vilnius Remigijus Šimašius had promised, the plate, stolen some… Read more »

The Ogińskis’ Chapel in Vilnius has been renovated

The Department of Cultural Heritage of Lithuania informed that the chapel of Ogiński Princes, placed on a XIX-century cemetery, has been renovated. “It is something symbolic in the fact that… 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 »

Polish-Lithuanian Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation Announced This Year’s J. Giedroyć Award Laureates

Prof. Jan Widacki and Małgorzata Kasner, PhD, have been given the Jerzy Giedroyć Award, granted by the Jerzy Giedroyć Polish-Lithuanian Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation for merits in aid of… Read more »

Valatka: Polish-Lithuanian Relations Like Those After Ultimatum of 1938

President of Poland Andrzej Duda has finished his first year of office. This fact wasn’t noticed either by Lithuanian politicians or by the media. It’s strange, at the very least,… 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 »

MSZ: We Deplore the Vandalism. Police: There Are No Breakages

The damage of the Ogiński multimedia bench, a gift for Vilnius from the Polish Embassy, is an act of vandalism, says a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MSZ)… Read more »

Muslims want a mosque in Vilnius

A dispute between the Lithuanian community of Muslims and the Vilnius government regarding the construction of a mosque in Vilnius has been going on for years already. The community is… 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 »

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 »

The Poles in Kriaučiūnai commemorated the heroes of the Vilnius region

The Polish fight for Vilnius against the German occupier ended in Kriaučiūnai. Priest Józef Aszkiełowicz said at the beginning of the religious service: “We are praying for those who fought… Read more »

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