List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2015

Vida Montvydaitė: the government has come round to seeing the need for the Department of National Minorities

“We assemble our team and we resolve organizational issues” says the Director of the Department of National Minorities Vida Montvydaitė. The guest of today’s Political Lounge (Salon Polityczny) added that… 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 »

Lithuanians living abroad advice not to rush into referendum on dual citizenship (3)

Dalia Henke, a Lithuanian from Germany, who is a newly elected chair of the board of Lithuanian World Community (Wspólnota Litwinów Świata), proposes not to rush into the referendum on… Read more »

A qualitative leap or discrimination? Songaila is the new Director of Press, Radio and Television Support Fund

Gintaras Songaila, who is known for anti-Polish sentiment, has become the new Director of Press, Radio and Television Support Fund (Fundusz Wspierania Prasy, Radia i Telewizji). “I hope that he… Read more »

The government has commissioned analysis of the situation of national minorities

When the government commissioned analysis of the situation of people belonging to national minorities in Lithuania the Ministry of Culture issued a call for tenders for it. According to the… Read more »

Demonstration in defense of ‘Lelewel’: We’re hoping they will hear us.

‘We hope the Council will come to its senses and will allow us to become the ‘prolonged junior high school’ – as the participants of today’s picket in defence of… Read more »

The bulldozer of the conservatives and the liberals vs. minority schools

As we have mentioned, today there was a meeting of the local government in Vilnius, on which the draft projects, which are unfavourable for national minority schools (Polish and Russian;… Read more »

Legendary Polish school “No. 5” moves out to the other side of the river (31)

On the 1st of September 2016, Joachim Lelewel High school, legendary “No. 5”, has to leave its building in Antokol and relocate to the one in Żyrmuny, where is a… Read more »

Decision of the capital Council: “Lelewel” to Żyrmuny

The liberal-conservative bulldozer drove around the schools of national minorities in Vilnius. The High School called after J. Lelewel has a chance to obtain the status of a secondary school,… Read more »

„We won’t allow Polish schools to be closed down!” – parents’ protest in front of Local Government of the Capital City

“We are fighting for justice in education”, “ We won’t allow Polish schools to be closed down!”, “No to the bulldozer policy” – posters in Polish, Lithuanian, and Russian with… Read more »

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