List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2014

Vaišnienė: Problem with „w”, „q” and „x” still exists, but we won’t change anything

The chairperson of the State Commission of the Lithuanian Language, Daiva Vaišnienė, declared that, due to the original name spelling where non-Lithuanian characters are used, Commission would not make any… Read more »

The opportunity for young Polish people in Lithuania

The International Parliamentary Scholarship is one of a kind project that offers the possibility of active participation in political and parliamentary life of Poland to young people from Germany, Georgia,… Read more »

National minorities vs. “demonic” Commission of the Lithuanian Language

There was the discussion about the National Minorities Act in Seimas yesterday. The Liberal Union of Lithuania was supposed to present its own variant of the Act but the discussion… Read more »

National language above all. The discussion over the spelling of names and surnames

The problem concerning spelling of Polish names, which stirs up strong feelings in Lithuania, is treated not only as a problem of Lithuania, but in the context of Polish-Lithuanian relations…. Read more »

“People of this Land” – history of Niemenczyn in the book of Henryk Borkowski

Niemenczyn is one of the oldest cities in Lithuania. The first mention of its name in the historical sources comes in 1338. It is a place through which the incoming… Read more »

The original spelling of names and surnames – ”To be or not to be…”

The aim of today’s sitting of the Committee on Education, Science and Culture and the Lithuanian Seimas was to examine a draft Law on the spelling of names and surnames… Read more »

Projects spreading the culture of national minorities will be financed

Lithuanian Ministry of Culture announces the competition for financing projects connected with spreading the culture of national minorities The projects are supposed to concern: 1. Spreading the culture of national… Read more »

The invitation to a conference about bilingualism for the teachers of Polish diaspora

The Association “Polish Community”, Teacher Training Centre and the Centre for the Development of Polish Education Abroad invite to take part in the conference devoted to the problem of Polish language teaching… Read more »

There will be the Department of National Minorities again

In July next year, the Department of National Minorities that was liquidated 4 years ago in Lithuania will start to function again. On Monday, the Strategic Committee of the Lithuanian… Read more »

The 100-year-old soldier of Home Army from Tabariškės was appointed a Sub-Poruchik

The participant of the September Campaign 1939, the soldier of Home Army, the prisoner of Łukiszki, forced to migration to Syberia from Šalčininkai District Municipality, Stanisław Wierciński received the act… Read more »

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