List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2014

The chapel in Bernardine cemetery will be renovated

The renovations of Vilnius Bernardine cemetery chapel are in progress. This news has been announced by Lithuanian Department for Cultural Heritage. The cemetery is on the list of the most… Read more »

Roaming around the streets of Vilnius: Montwiłł – a great philanthropist

Not only one but more streets are named after him. Each name is different but they have one thing in common – Kolonia Montwiłłowska. This is the oldest housing association… Read more »

Vilnius No. 5 Higschool celebrated 70th anniversary of its existence

On 14th October 1944 Jadwiga Turkowska, the director of No. 5 Secondary School for girls called the inaugural staff meeting. On that day the first card in the history of… Read more »

Mondays on the radio: the memoirs of professor Jerzy Młynarczyk

Beginning on the 3rd of November, the stories told by Jerzy Młynarczyk, the professor of law, politician, rector of the University of Business and Administration in Gdynia (Poland) and former… Read more »

Klimaszewska: We must do something for Rasos

The action of cleaning Rasos, as well as collecting of memory lights which will be lighted on All Saint’s Day (both part of the campaign “Light for Rasos”) are nearing… Read more »

Maria Rekść: we want the school to be as close to the pupil as possible

In October inaugural ceremonies of the middle school were held at three schools of the Vilnius district. Over all 15 schools have the status of the middle school in the… Read more »

Romuald Rodziewicz – the last Hubal’s soldier died

“We just wanted to fight. We were looking for a fight, Germans were looking for us and in this way there was always some action. At that time, a man… Read more »

A collection for Rasos will be held in Poznań

On All Saints’ Day, in Poznań, on graveyards Junikowo and Miłostowo, a collection will be held for saving the destroyed gravestones on the Vilnius Graveyard on Rasos. Social Committee “Poznaniacy… Read more »

“Zgoda” from Rudowina celebrated 25th anniversary of its existence

Folk Song and Dance ensemble “Zgoda” (“zgoda” – “concord”, translator’s note)  festively celebrated its 25th anniversary. During “Concord and Friends”, the jubilee concert in Arena Theatre in Vilnius there were… Read more »

Old Vilnius graveyards are falling down

Beautiful, natural setting on the dwarf pine covered hills allowed them to remain unchanged for decades. 19th century’s Vilnius graveyards – at Rossa, Bernardine, Paul and Peter at Antokol –… Read more »

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