List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2014

Linguists question the need to have the Act on the Spelling of Names

The Act on the Spelling of Names is not needed as a separate legal act. It would be enough just to amend already existing acts. This is the position of… Read more »

Lithuania among the countries rarely naturalizing

Lithuania belongs to the UE countries which are not eager to naturalize new citizens. According to Eurostat, a directorate-general the main responsibilities of which are to provide statistical information to… Read more »

Franciscan church is reclaiming its splendour

Franciscan church under call of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Piaski in Vilnius is gradually reclaiming its splendour. In the Soviet period the temple got devastated. After… Read more »

The surnames of Poles in Lithuania becloud the sun for decades

Separate legal act on spelling of names and surnames in documents is not needed and it would be enough just to amend acts which already exist, declared the Deputy Chair… Read more »

To save from oblivion: Édouardo André park in Lentvaris

Thanks to the European Union funds there are new opportunities for Lentvaris. 17 million litas that are to be given to the city may be used for changes that improve… Read more »

Community workers save Vilnius relics

On Old Rasos, historical Vilnius necropolis the restoration of the Jeleńscy sepulchral chapel was finished. This architectural monument was restored thanks to funds collected by the Social Committee “Poznań for… Read more »

Wacław Pacyno passed away

For many years he performed the function of chairperson of Home Army’s Veterans Club. He was Home Army’s soldier, he took part in Operation Ostra Brama, he was imprisoned in… Read more »

Jadwiga Piłsudska-Jaraczewska has passed away

In Warsaw, Jadwiga Piłsudska-Jaraczewska died at the age of 94. She was the younger daughter of the Marshall Józef Piłsudski. She was the pilot of gliders and during the 2nd… Read more »

Ewa Wołkanowska-Kołodziej nominated for the Teresa Torańska Newsweek Award

The Teresa Torańska Fundation provided the information about authors nominated for the Teresa Torańska Newsweek Award. Among them, in the category of Best Newspaper Material, is Ewa Wołkanowska-Kołodziej, a Pole… Read more »

We know the candidatures to the “Polish Man of the Year 2014” title

It is 17th time “Kurier Wileński” called “Polish Man of the Year” plebiscite. The jury (Kapituła Plebiscytu) consisting of the people who had already won the “Polish Man of the… Read more »

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