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Upcoming events

Japanese Language Courses from Homerenginys

2020-03-30

Date and time: 2020-04-06 15:00 - 2020-04-30 16:30
Location: Internetas

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InfoShow’20 – Anime Nightsrenginys

2020-01-29

Date and time: 2020-04-17 19:00 - 20220-04-19 06:00
Location: Kaunas

Hi! The biggest Japanese animation and culture event in Kaunas Anime Nights greets you!

We invite you to spend time together! Two nights with Japanese anime 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.

Japanese Language Courses (2nd Level)renginys

2020-01-10

Date and time: 2020-02-20 18:00 - 2020-05-14 20:15
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Course “Chinese Language for Kids”renginys

2019-12-12

Date and time: 2020-01-11 11:10 - 2020-05-02
Location: Vilniaus universiteto Konfucijaus institutas, M.K. Čiurlionio g. 21, II korpusas, Vilnius

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Past events

Culinary Course – Vietnamrenginys

2020-03-13

Date and time: 2020-03-16 18:00 - 2020-03-16 21:00
Location: Čiop Čiop Kaunas, V. Putvinskio g. 50, Kaunas

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Kuksando Practicesrenginys

2020-03-10

Date and time: 2020-03-14 13:00 - 2020-03-14 16:00
Location: GAJA namai, Savanorių pr. 130 a, Kaunas

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Walk in Japanese Kaunasrenginys

2020-03-06

Date and time: 2020-03-11 16:00 - 2020-03-18 18:00
Location: Kauno geležinkelio stotis, M.K. Čiurlionio g. 16, Kaunas

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Japanese Dolls Workshoprenginys

2020-03-04

Date and time: 2020-03-14 15:00 - 2020-03-14 17:00
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Concert “Rain Trees Music”renginys

2020-02-27

Date and time: 2020-02-28 18:00 - 2020-02-28 19:30
Location: Trakų pilis, Trakai

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Tetsutaro Komago Ceramics Exhibitionrenginys

2020-02-26

Date and time: 2020-02-25 17:30 - 2020-03-06 17:00
Location: Anykščių menų inkubatorius, J. Biliūno g. 53, Anykščiai

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Japanese Cinema Festivalrenginys

2020-02-25

Date and time: 2020-02-27 18:30 - 2020-03-07 18:00
Location: Forum Cinemas „Vingis“, Savanorių pr. 7, Vilnius; Kino centro „Romuva“ laikinoji salė, Kęstučio g. 62, Kaunas

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4th BAAS conference in Kaunasrenginys

2020-02-24

Date and time: 2020-03-05 08:00 - 2020-03-07 14:00
Location: VDU Azijos studijų centras, V.Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

After being organized the first time in 2014 in Vilnius, later in Tartu (2016) and Riga (2018) international academic conference of the Baltic Alliance for Asian Studies (BAAS) is returning to Lithuania in 2020, this time to Kaunas, Vytautas Magnus University (VMU). The event will take place on March 5-7 mainly at VMU multifunctional building at Putvinskio str. 23. More detailed information can be found at balticasianstudies.wordpress.com

BAAS conference is one of the largest academic conferences dedicated to Asian studies in Europe. It is organized More…

Jewish Herritage in Picture Booksrenginys

2020-02-20

Date and time: 2020-02-22 15:00 - 2020-02-22 16:00
Location: LITEXPO, Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius

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Concert “Music from Oman”renginys

2020-02-18

Date and time: 2020-02-20 18:00 - 2020-02-20 20:00
Location: Šv. Kotrynos bažnyčia, Vilniaus g. 30, Vilnius

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Publications

New Book about Travels in Vietnam and Thailandknyga

2020-01-23

In her debut book ’’Tiger is Not a Cat’’, theater director Eglė Šimkevičiūtė – Kulvelis shares her acquaintance with Vietnam and Thailand. The author and her husband, who first traveled to Southeast Asia almost a decade ago, had been hoping for this adventure to last for one year. However, a travel-infected couple who have explored the region in its entirety and are currently living in New Zealand are planning their next adventure. More…

Kazuo Ishiguro book translationversta-literatura

2020-01-14

“An Artist of The Floating World” is a novel about an artist named Masuji Ono and the post-World War II Japan. It is the time of changes and when the narrator Masuji Ono meets people with different mindsets and opinions than his. The book is written very delicately and mixes both the artist’s past, before World War II and the present world. Kazuo Ishiguro focuses on topics like differences of generations, memory and forgiveness. More…

New book by H. Murakamiversta-literatura

2020-01-14

“Killing Commendatore” is another master-piece of Haruki Murakami which takes us to yet another surrealistic world and fantastically written characters. This time it is a novel about a thirty-six year old painter who after a sudden divorce with his wife decides to run away from his past and current job as a portrait painter. He moves to the house that belongs to his friend’s father, who happens to be a very famous Japanese Nihonga artist. We learn about the narrator’s daily life and constant struggles as an artist. More…

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…

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU
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