Australian-Lithuanian team Geelong Vytis participates in SALFASS sports festival in Cleveland
Thursday, June 11, 2015
The Geelong Vytis sports club made history this month by participating in the 65th SALFASS (Šiaurės Amerikos Lietuvių Fizinio Auklėjimo ir Sporto Sąjunga) Sporto Šventė in Cleveland, USA on June 4-7.
Back: Edis Obeliūnas, Victoria Valaityte, Margot Lattanzi, Tomas Ycas, Peter Stauskas, Rimi Kubilius, Renata Simonaviciute, Andrea Kmielauskaite. Front: Peter Fisher, Viktoras Zubrickas, Vaclovas the Kangaroo, Rimi Statkus, Vidas Kubilius. Missing: Gintas Dirse (hospitalised).
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Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis promised that the Lithuanian government would provide greater support for ethnic Lithuanians living in Poland and other neighboring countries as he visited Punsk, a town in northeastern Poland, on Tuesday.
Members of the Lithuanian national minority living in Poland expect to voice their concerns to Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis over the education situation, such as a lack of Lithuanian-language textbooks in local schools and proposals that may restrict Lithuanian history and geography classes and support from Lithuania.