List/Grid Tag Archives: Vilnius

Polish Medical Association. Conference for the 25 years of activity

International Medical Conference ‘History of Vilnius’ medicine’, which is devoted to 25 years of activity of the Polish medical community in Lithuania, is taking place in Vilnius. Doctors, members of… Read more »

“No” for English language in public transport

The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language did not agree on spelling the informative labels about places and stops on the Centrum-Lotnisko relation (City Centre – Airport) in Lithuanian and… Read more »

Renovated schools in the Vilnius area await pupils

Till the pupils and teachers enjoy summer, there are renovations being made in more than ten schools and kindergartens in the Vilnius area. Every school is preparing, with its own… Read more »

Another victory of the minorities’ schools

After a long-lasting battle for education provided to national minorities in Lithuania, after strikes, mass meetings, Masses for schools subsistence, after court trials, the Lithuanian parliament accepted amendments to the… Read more »

Public transport in Vilnius

Public transport in Vilnius In the opinion of residents, public transport in Vilnius is neither expensive nor complicated. Unfortunately, the system is sometimes hard to grasp. For all those who… Read more »

Cleaning the Rasos Cemetery: We have to take care of the graves

On Tuesday, due to upcoming Polish Army’s Day, the Social Committee of Care of the Old Rasos Cemetery organized the action of clearing the military headquarters at the oldest necropolis… Read more »

There will be stairs with the poems of Czesław Miłosz on in Vilnius

The representatives of the Lithuanian intelligentsia has proposed sculpting the poems of Czesław Miłosz in Polish and Lithuanian on the Vilnius old town’s stairs named after him. As the ELTA… Read more »

Another aim of the liberals – “Jutrzenka” nursery?

The polish nursery-kindergarten “Jutrzenka” (“Aušrinė”) located at a frontier of Šeškinė and Justyniszek is the target of another “jump” making by the new Vilnius’ coalition with the Liberals ahead. After… Read more »

“Turkanized” Poles in Lithuania: from K. J. Sidorkiewicz’s book “My Vilnius Region and My Kresy”

At Vilnius’ bookshops, the House of Polish Culture, and “Elephas” can be purchased Krzysztof Jeremi Sidorkiewicz’s book “Moja Wileńszczyzna i moje Kresy” (en. “My Vilnius Region and My Kresy”) which… Read more »

Young Poles know the history of Vilnius best

Three out of six winners of the Second History of Vilnius Olympiad, are students of Polish schools in Vilnius. Barbara Mikulewicz, form G4a (I place, John Paul II Secondary School,… Read more »

Participants of the ‘Radio Eaters’ School 6 ZW FUN’ contest visited offices of ‘Znad Wilii’ Radio

As part of the ongoing contest ‘Radio Eaters’ School 6 ZW FUN’, offices of ‘Znad Willi’ Radio were visited by future adepts of journalism, who will be creating the first… Read more »

80th Anniversary of Piłsudski’s Death Commemorated at Vilnius’ Rasos Cemetery

On 12 May at Vilnius’ Rasos Cemetery, a wreath-laying ceremony at the Mother and the Heart of Son mausoleum  took place to commemorate the 80th  death anniversary of Marshal Józef… Read more »

20 years of Polish Art Gallery ‘Znad Willi’

20 years ago, on 3 May 1995, Polish Art Gallery ‘Znad Willi’ was opened in Vilnius old town. Through two decades over 400 exhibitions took place in Vilnius, and dozens… Read more »

20th anniversary of PAG ‘Znad Wilii’: We could unite Poles, befriend Lithuanians

Polish Art Gallery ‘Znad Wilii’ celebrates twenty years of work. ‘Anniversary-reminiscing meeting’ to celebrate it will take place on 3 May. ‘PAG ‘Znad Wilii’ for short, commonly – Polish Gallery…. Read more »

Halina Jotkiałło has passed away

Halina Jotkiałło, Vilnian journalist, activist of Social Committee for the Care of Old Vilnius Rossa and Vilnian history expert has passed away on 27th onf April at the age of… Read more »

Šimašius: Politicians strung along school communities for a long time

‘On Friday we discussed the issue of reorganization of the school network in Vilnius with Minister Pavalkis. Reorganization that was planned should be realized’ said Mayor of Vilnius, Remigijus Šimašius…. Read more »

The last knight of the Eastern Europe Commonwealth

“Here the pattern and good intentions are not enough. One must become intimate with the local land, empathise with and know well local, complicated relationships just to regulate them into… Read more »

ZW FUN: First youth radio in Lithuania will be created!

The ‘Radio-eaters’ school’ 6 ZW FUN competition is picking up the pace! Today there was the first meeting of the competition’s organizers and participants – future journalism adepts, who will… Read more »

International Gathering of Poets of Polish descent in Vilnius

II International Gathering of Poets of Polish descent “Vilnius – the cradle of the Polish romanticism – a European city of writers” has just began and will last until Friday,… Read more »

Polish schools in Vilnius with chance of getting accreditation

During the meeting which took place on 1st April, the Council of Vilnius City Municipiality agreed to the status change of Władysław Syrokomla High School. This Polish school will from… Read more »

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