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XIV World Lithuanian Youth Congress builds a strong international network

Last year, during the summer of 2012, the World Lithuanian Youth Association (WLYA) hosted an event (Pasaulio Lietuvių Jaunimo Susitikimas –World Lithuanian Youth Meeting) that brought together three thousand attendees from over thirty different countries.
Over the course of four days, these young people – together with representatives of the business, political, cultural, and pedagogic…

The Focus of the XIV World Lithuanian Youth Congress: Building a Strong International Network of Lithuanian Youth

PLJS

Last year, during the summer of 2012, the World Lithuanian Youth Association (WLYA) hosted an event (Pasaulio Lietuviu Jaunimo Susitikimas—World Lithuanian Youth Meeting) that brought together three thousand attendees from over thirty different countries. Over the course of four days, these young people—together with representatives of the business, political, cultural, and pedagogic spheres of Lithuani…

Interview with Nicolas Velo–Uruguayan Lithuanian Youth Association President

Nico Velo

For the past year and a half, in his homeland of Uruguay, a young man named Nicolas Velo has been working so that he could buy a plane ticket to Lithuania.  After being there for two weeks, he’ll return to Uruguay and start working for another two years so that he could afford his next…

Sheffield Lithuanian Society (UK)

Sheffield Lithuanian Society

Sheffield Lithuanian Society was established to promote Lithuanian language and culture as well as to facilitate and encourage the communication among Lithuanian students at University of Sheffield and those who are interested in learning about Lithuania and Lithuanians.
The society is open to everyone and we accept new members throughout the academic year. The membership…

“The Other Dream Team” at Sundance Film Festival

The Dream Team

Sundance Film Festival announced its lineup for the 2012 competition. The news was good for Los Angeles-Lithuanian, Marius Markevicius, and his directed & produced documentary film “The Other Dream Team”. Congratulations, Mariau!…

Symposium session at Vitautas Uni discussed emigrant youth’s ties to homeland

Jono Klėmano nuotr.

On 5 July, a session of the 15th World Lithuanian Symposium on Arts and Sciences took place at the Vytautas Magnus University’s Aula Magna. The symposium sought to strengthen relations and establish useful ties between Lithuanian and Lithuanian-origin scientists, businessmen, cultural figures and students living abroad. During the discussion at the university, honourable guests and…

XIII PLJS Congressional Resolutions (Uruguay, 2010)

PLJS

Resolved, that the Congress:
1. Requires publication of organization updates and news on the PLJS website
2. Encourages the Board to take an active interest in the Lithuanian dual citizenship debate, and to create a formal PLJS position on the subject
3. Urges PLJS to promote the regrowth of inactive PLJS chapters
4. Calls upon…

Let’s get acquainted: World Lithuanian Youth Association

Prancuzija

The World Lithuanian Youth Association (WLYO) was officially founded in 1972 during the second World Lithuanian Youth Congress at Kent University in the United States. Here a board was elected and the goals, mission, and vision of the organization were created. At this time the primary goal of the organization was to protest the Soviet…