Kurier Wileński

Scandalous digitalization of historic Vilnian graveyards

The local government of Vilnius finalized the first step in the digitalization of personal data from the Vilnian cemeteries. The permits for burial will now be issued online. Unfortunately, a
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We still need to make people aware that Lithuania is multicultural

Within the “Kurk Lietuvai” project an analysis, “Education of the Polish minority in Lithuania. The problematics”, has been conducted. The Polish-Lithuanian co-author of the study, Renata Jankūnaitė, thinks that one
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A court in Vilnius allowed the diacritical mark in a document. “There is no evidence

The European Foundation of Human Rights informs that the District Court of the City of Vilnius issued a decision on January 27, in which it obliged the Vilnius Registry Office
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The End of the Lithuanian SSR

The Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic ceased to exist on March 11, 1990, when the Supreme Council passed the declaration on the restoration of independence. Formally, it probably existed until the
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Population census: Poles remain the largest national minority in the country

The largest number of people live in Vilnius and Vilnius County, moreover Poles continue to be the largest national minority in Lithuania – according to data from the census of
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From Mickevičius to Mickiewicz. The President of Lithuania Nausėda has signed original name spelling bill

Lithuanian President, Gitanas Nausėda, has signed into law the bill on the original spelling of non-Lithuanian names in Latin-based characters, approved by the Lithuanian Parliament. The amended law provides that
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Compulsory ‘Matura exam’ from Polish language comes back

Sidenote from translator: Matura is a Latin name for the high school exit exam or “maturity diploma” in various European countries, including Albania, Austria, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the
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The Fate of National Minorities Act

“Common historic road of people of different nationalities living in Lithuania is closely connected with the fate of Lithuanian nation and therefore conditions determine the identity of common goals” –
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Will new school reform strike at Polish education?

Education department is preparing another reform concerning chain of schools in Lithuania. One of its primary goals is close-down of merged classes. Changes also apply to Polish schools in Lithuania.
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Constitution of May 3, work of many nations. Conference of Polish Scientists in Lithuania.

Constitution of May 3, whom 230. anniversary we celebrated this year, was a child of its age. It came into existence based on discussion and with a compromise between elites
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