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Tadeusz Romer – the Lithuanian Pole who saved Jews in Japan

“It was a chain of help that reached half the world” – said the Polish ambassador in Vilnius, Urszula Doroszewska, during the opening ceremony of the exhibition ‘Polish Ambassador in
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2nd Educational Fair of Polish Schools in Lithuania

On 14th September, at the Cathedral Square, Polish schools from the Vilnius region presented their educational offer during the 2nd Educational Fair ‘100 colours’ organized by the Association of Polish School
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‘Paneriai Family’: We want the next generations to remember

Ceremonies devoted to commemorating crimes in Paneriai will take place in Vilnius, the Vilnius region, and Šiauliai on 22nd-26th September. The main organiser is the nationwide ‘Paneriai Family’ [Polish: Rodzina
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Radczenko: Polish Discussion Club like Deus ex machina

“I am not persecuted, we don’t call it like that. It’s about the legislative problems related to the rights of minorities” – said Rita Tamašunienė in an interview with the
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New school year in Lithuania: more first-graders in Polish schools

On the 2nd of September, teaching began in most schools across the country. ‘Macierz Szkolna’ approaches the beginning of the school year with moderate optimism. Compared to last year, the
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Situation of Polish schools and education in countries involved in #KtoTyJesteś campaign

According to estimates, over 150,000 pupils are educated in Polish schools outside Poland.  In Lithuania, there are 76 schools and 84 kindergartens and kindergarten groups, in the Czech Republic –
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The Unbreakable Identity of Poles in Lithuania

“We have been living outside Poland for almost 80 years, we have been subjected to strong Russian influences and now, we are also affected by the Lithuanian culture. However, our
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Balcewicz: What happened to 100,000 Poles?

In the 1989 census, 257,944 Lithuanian citizens declared Polish nationality. Meanwhile, the Department of Statistics claims that at the beginning of 2019, only 156,463 qualified as Poles. In the last
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Szczypiń: The textbook for the Polish minority in Lithuania is to be adapted

“The result of the work of the expert group is adapted to the Lithuanian reality textbook for educating Polish children in Lithuania”, said Jadwiga Mariola Szczypiń, director of the Education
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Lech Kczyński Square in Maišiagala

On Thursday, in Maišiagala was held the unveiling of the commemorative plaque dedicated to the late President of Poland Lech Kaczyński and also the opening of the Square at the
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