A Parade of Thousands of Poles in the Heart of Vilnius

On Saturday, in the May sunshine, thousands of Poles marched through the streets of Vilnius in a colorful and joyful Parade of Polishness. The white and red parade, organized by
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Poles in Lithuania Prepare To Change Their Surnames

As new laws came into force in Lithuania at the beginning of May, allowing the original spelling of first and last names to be written in identity documents, the first
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First Victory of the Poles of Vilnius in Defense of Their Schools

The Poles of the Vilnius Region have achieved the first victory in the fight for their schools. Today Vilnius Regional Administrative Court applied a precautionary measure and suspended the operation
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Protest Over Schools in the Trakai District in Front of the US Embassy in Vilnius

Parents, students, and teachers of two Polish schools in the Trakai region seek US diplomats’ support. As they claim, the United States is a country that ensures respect for human
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Krystyna Dzierżyńska – Pole of the Year 2021!

Krystyna Dzierżyńska, Vice-Chairman of the Association of Teachers of Polish Schools in Lithuania “Macierz Szkolna” for 25 years, was chosen “Pole of the Year 2021” in Lithuania by the readers
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Another Protest Against the Reorganization of Polish Schools in the Trakai Region

It has been almost three weeks since the controversial decision of the councilors of the Trakai Self-Government regarding two Polish facilities. The school community disagrees with the reorganization, announces taking
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April 19 – Rally of the Poles of Vilnius Region in Defense of Polish Schools

On Tuesday, April 19, a protest rally of the Poles of Vilnius Region “In defense of schools of national minorities in the Trakai district (Longin Komołowski Secondary School in Polukun
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Acts to the Spelling of Names Bill. EAPL–CFA Did Not Vote for the Necessary Amendments

In the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania, two very important for Poles in Lithuania amendments were considered, without which the recently adopted  Law on the Spelling of Names would
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Changing Nationality in Lithuania Will Be Now Easier

Lithuanian Parliament is urgently proceeding with a project on facilitating the change of the nationality entry in identity documents. The project was supported by 76 MPs, 19 voted against, and
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The Community Does Not Give Up—The Fight in the Defense of Polish Schools in the

On March 31, during the online council meeting of the local government of the Trakai District, the decision was made about reorganization of two schools. After two-hour discussion 15 councilmen
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