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Asian studies in Lithuania

Upcoming events

Haiku – a Moment of Infinityrenginys

2019-04-23

Date and time: 2019-04-27 14:00 - 2019-04-27 17:00
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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World Tai Chi Dayrenginys

2019-04-18

Date and time: 2019-04-27 13:00 - 2019-04-27 17:00
Location: Vilniaus universiteto botanikos sodas, Kairėnų g. 43, Lietuva

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Chinese Language Contest “Chinese Bridge”renginys

2019-04-18

Date and time: 2019-05-04 10:00 - 2019-05-04 17:00
Location: VU Mažoji Aula, Unibersiteto g. 3, Vilnius

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Japanese Pials Manufacturing and Tea Degustationrenginys

2019-04-18

Date and time: 2019-04-27 12:00 - 2019-04-27 15:00
Location: Keramikos Dienos Centras AK, V. Putvinskio g. 42, Kaunas

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Rising Cities: Japanese Urban Projects Since the 1960srenginys

2019-04-17

Date and time: 2019-04-12 17:00 - 2019-05-31 12:00
Location: Lietuvos architektų sąjunga, Kalvarijų g. 1, Vilnius

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Introduction to Kendorenginys

2019-04-16

Date and time: 2019-04-25 19:00 - 2019-04-25 21:00
Location: Kyumeikan mokykla, Kęstučio g. 85, Kaunas

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InfoShow’19 – Anime Nightsrenginys

2019-04-15

Date and time: 2019-04-26 15:00 - 2019-04-28 18:00
Location: KTU Santakos Slėnis, K. Baršausko g. 59, Kaunas

The biggest Japanese animation and culture event in Kaunas, Anime Nights, invites you to spend time together!

Two nights with Japanese animation and two days full of spectacular cosplay shows, comic contests, unique lectures and a lot of like-minded people will all be waiting for you there.

Introduction to Kuksando in Kaunasrenginys

2019-04-12

Date and time: 2019-05-18 11:00 - 2019-05-18 14:00
Location: Šančių sporto klubas, Drobės g. 26, Kaunas

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Japanese language speech contestrenginys

2019-04-11

Date and time: 2019-05-17 13:00 - 2019-05-17 16:00
Location: VDU Azijos studijų centras, 103 aud., V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

Komaru Transportation Company together with Hiroshima University’s Lithuanian Center and Vytautas Magnus University’s Centre for Asian Studies is organizing the Second Japanese Language Speech Contest. Participants from schools and universities are welcome. As last year, the contests is ready to surprise the winners with special presents (last year the main prize was a trip to Japan).

The Japanese language speech contest will be taking place on May 17th, 13:00 in room 103 (V. Putvinskio st. More…

Chinese Language and Calligraphy Workshoprenginys

2019-04-10

Date and time: 2019-04-12 17:00 - 2019-04-26 18:45
Location: Nacionalinė Dailės Galerija, Konstitucijos pr. 22, Vilnius

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Japanese Fiber Art Exhibition “Basketry”renginys

2019-03-29

Date and time: 2019-03-22 12:00 - 2019-04-28 17:00
Location: Mykolo Žilinskio dailės galerija, Nepriklausomybės a. 12, Kaunas

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Nostalgia for Eternityrenginys

2019-03-26

Date and time: 2019-03-28 17:30 - 2019-05-19 12:00
Location: Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono žydų muziejus, Naugarduko g. 10 - 2, Vilnius

We kindly invite you to the opening of Leonid Plotkin exhibition “Nostalgia for Eternity: Journeys in Religions, History and Myth on the Indian Subcontinent” at 5.30 p. m. at the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum’s Tolerance Center (Naugarduko str. 10/2, Vilnius).

Born in 1972 in Vilnius, Leonid Plotkin grew up in America and now works as a freelance photographer. His photographs have graced the pages of National Geographic, National Geographic Traveller, The Guardian, and More…

Chinese Xieyi. Selected Works from the National Art Museum of Chinarenginys

2019-03-25

Date and time: 2019-03-15 12:00 - 2019-05-04 12:00
Location: LDM Nacionalinė dailės galerija, Konstitucijos pr. 22, Vilnius

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VMU Centre for Asian Studies Exhibition “25 Years or East Asia Studies in Kaunas”renginys

2019-02-22

Date and time: 2019-03-07 17:15 - 2019-05-30
Location: 4 a. galerija, V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

East Asia studies in Kaunas began in 1994 when Dr. Ryo Kojima taught Japanese language and a course on/about “Japan’s history, culture and society” in Vytautas Magnus University.He was the first lecturer from Asia in the history of VMU.

During the 25 years after the establishment of Japanese Studies Centre in 2000 which in 2009 has grown into the Centre for Asian Studies our activities has been expanded. Today Centre’s activities are based on 5 main More…

Summer School in Chinarenginys

2019-01-04

Date and time: 2019-07-05 12:00 - 2019-07-19 12:00
Location: 249 Huanghe N St, Liaoningo universitetas, Huanggu Qu, Shenyang Shi, Liaoning Sheng, Kinija

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Qigong Taiji Courses for Beginnersrenginys

2019-01-02

Date and time: 2019-01-24 9:30 - 2019-05-02 11:00
Location: VU Chemijos ir geomokslų fakultetas, M. K. Čiurlionio g. 21

Vilnius University Confucius institute invites to join qigong taiji courses for beginners.
Start date: Januray 24th.
Time: 9:30 AM (every Thursday.)
Duration: 1:30 hour.
Teacher: Liang Wenming.
Registration: konfucijaus.institutas@gmail.com. More…

Anime Drawing Workshoprenginys

2018-11-08

Date and time: 2018-11-11 11:00 - 2019-06-02 14:00
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Past events

Hanami in Ch. Sugihara Parkrenginys

2019-04-18

Date and time: 2019-04-23 17:00 - 2019-04-23 19:00
Location: Č. Sugiharos sakurų parkas, Upės g., Vilnius

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Tea Drinking Ceremonyrenginys

2019-04-10

Date and time: 2019-04-14 10:00 - 2019-04-14 12:00
Location: Wudang Tao, P. Kalpoko g. 1-26, Kaunas

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Passover – One of the Biggest Jewish Celebrationsrenginys

2019-04-09

Date and time: 2019-04-14 11:30 - 2019-04-14 13:00
Location: Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono žydų muziejus, Naugarduko g. 10 - 2, Vilnius

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Ground Heightz Concertrenginys

2019-04-08

Date and time: 2019-04-14 18:00 - 2019-04-14 19:20
Location: Panevėžio muzikinis teatras, Nepriklausomybės a. 8, Panevėžys

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Indian Classical Musicrenginys

2019-04-08

Date and time: 2019-04-19 19:00 - 2019-04-19 21:00
Location: VU Teatro salė, Universiteto g. 3, Vilnius

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How and Why I have Lived in India for More than 5 Monthsrenginys

2019-04-05

Date and time: 2019-04-07 10:00 - 2019-04-07 12:00
Location: Wudang Tao, P. Kalpoko g. 1-26, Kaunas

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Public Lecture “The Health Benefits of Taichi”renginys

2019-04-04

Date and time: 2019-04-05 18:00 - 2019-04-05 19:30
Location: Vilniaus universiteto Konfucijaus institutas, M.K. Čiurlionio g. 21, II korpusas, Vilnius

We kindly invite everybody to the lecture delivered by Prof. Wu Dong on the health benefits of Taichi.

Prof. Wu Dong from Wushu College at Beijing Sport University will share his knowledge how Taichi improves our health and how to optimize training efficiency. Prof. Wu has 27 years of teaching experience, has written 24 textbooks and conducted many courses related to Wushu, such as Taichi, Wushu History, Wushu Culture, and More…

Movie night: “Mirai no mirai”renginys

2019-04-03

Date and time: 2019-04-06 12:30 - 2019-04-06 14:08
Location: Kino Deli, A. Smetonos g. 5, Vilnius

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Publications

Knyga apie šalies įvaizdžio politikąknyga

2018-05-04

It seems that Nietzsche was right saying that “All things are enlinked, enlaced and enamoured”. Dr. Aurelijus Zykas, the professor of Vytautas Magnus University and the head of the Centre for Asian Studies during the Vilnius Book Fair 2018 introduced his new monograph Lead by Soft Power: Communication of Country’s Image and Japan. Precisely in this, his already second published book, A. Zykas, while using his own and referring to works and researches of other sociologists, More…

Pasirodė Rumi poezijos vertimasversta-literatura

2018-05-04

Poet of the Middle Ages, the Sufi mystic of Rumi (1207-1273) is one of the most popular poets in the Western world. There is nothing new that the name of Rumi in Lithuania was heard at least for those who were interested in Oriental culture and poetry, but his work is still a little known. Therefore, it’s urgent to introduce a poetry book: Rumi’s little book of life: The Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the Spirit – to collect translations from various works of Rumi and to allow the More…

Pasirodė naujas H. Murakami knygos vertimasversta-literatura

2018-05-02

This novel is about a 21 year old guy, who studies biology and came back home for summer holidays. Having a lot of free time leads narrator and his old friend called “Rat“ spending a big portion of it in J‘s bar. There they just drink beer and smoke. The main character of the novel is quite a silent guy but he ponders about many different things. Most of his contemplations revolve around his three ex girlfriends, strange accidents, carnal love and his new friend who has lost one More…

Pasirodė nauja knyga apie Korėjąknyga

2018-04-30

Kuksando is a thousand years old Korean education system of body and spirit. It is a Korean wisdom school which helps people to discover the harmony of their emotions, body, and mind, recover youthful energy and overcome stress. Due to meditation, physical movements, specific breathing techniques human beings can become persevering and strong both physically and spiritually. More…

Išsami knyga apie Japonijąknyga

2018-04-30

“I will see what can I do for Japan and what Japan can do for me. This book is the result of that project.” with these words, the author presents the idea of this book. Because of such words reader is able to understand that this book will certainly not be a dry academic textbook or information guide, how to survive in Japan. A. Kleiva describes this book as an entirety of his personal experiences, thoughts, and stories he was able to collect during his life in Japan. More…

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU
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