A Lithuanian graduate from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in the UK has been awarded a prestigious award for her documentary film work. Žavinta Karsokaitė, who graduated from BA (Hons) Film Production in 2013, took home the Best Student Production Undergraduate Documentary Award at the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC) Learning on Screen Awards for her film Promised Bread, reports UCA Farnham.
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.
Some members of the ruling political group of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union and the Social Democratic Party on Tuesday proposed establishing the institute of the Lithuanian passport as an alternative to emigrants who do not have Lithuanian citizenship.