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Upcoming events

Online Beginner Japanese Language Coursesrenginys

2021-04-16

Date and time: 2021-04-26 18:00 - 2021-06-01
Location: Nuotoliniu būdu

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Dialects in Chinese Language and its Subtletyrenginys

2021-04-15

Date and time: 2021-04-20 16:00 - 2021-04-20 16:45
Location: Zoom platforma

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Public Lecture “Her Majistry Chinese Language”renginys

2021-04-14

Date and time: 2021-04-20 12:00 - 2021-04-20 12:45
Location: Zoom platforma

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Hanami in Japanese Gardenrenginys

2021-03-09

Date and time: 2021-03-19 11:00 - 2021-05-23 17:00
Location: T. Kosciuškos 26, Vilnius

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Student’s Scientific Conference 2021renginys

2021-02-15

Date and time: 2021-04-28 10:00 - 2021-04-28 17:00
Location: MS Teams

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Past events

Unwritten rules of Japanrenginys

2021-04-08

Date and time: 2021-04-11 15:00 - 2021-04-11 16:30
Location: Zoom platforma

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Bhutan, the Birth og Happiness and the Secrets of Our Ancesters Believed in Himalayarenginys

2021-04-01

Date and time: 2021-04-09 19:00 - 2021-04-09 21:00
Location: Internete

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Concert Dedicated to Commemorate Chiune Sugihara and Friendship Between Lithuania and Japanrenginys

2021-03-30

Date and time: 2021-03-31 19:00 - 2021-03-31 21:00
Location: Facebook

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Around China on the Bike with Tautvilė Daugėlaitėrenginys

2021-03-30

Date and time: 2021-04-01 18:30 - 2021-04-01 19:30
Location: Zoom platforma

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Online Seminar for European Students “Study in China”renginys

2021-03-25

Date and time: 2021-03-27 09:30 - 2021-03-27 12:30
Location: Zoom platforma

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Open Lecture “Historic-Cultural memory in Sontemporary Chinese Art”renginys

2021-03-17

Date and time: 2021-03-19 11:30 - 2021-03-19 13:00
Location: Zoom platforma

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Virtual Tour in Japan with Aurelijus Zykasrenginys

2021-03-16

Date and time: 2021-03-18 18:00 - 2021-04-08 19:00
Location: Internete

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Second Online Lecture “About Religions in Persian Carpets”renginys

2021-03-15

Date and time: 2021-03-18:00 - 2021-03-16 20:00
Location: Zoom platforma

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Environment Protection in Japan: What We Can Learnrenginys

2021-03-08

Date and time: 2021-03-09 18:00 - 2021-03-09 19:30
Location: Zoom platforma

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Publications

Liu Cixin Book Translated into Lithuanianversta-literatura

2021-02-04

The Three-Body Problem is the first book of a three-part science fiction series “Remembrance of Earth’s Past” about human encounters with another civilization and the dilemma of whether it means the salvation or destruction of the Earth.

The novel takes place in China in 1967, during the Cultural Revolution. The book describes the horoble reality of the regime, which destroyed the lives of many, and even killed some. In fact, it is even hard to believe that a book showing the shortcomings of the regime was allowed to be published, knowing what a strong censorship there exists. However, it might not have been the case if the author had not “hidden” those particular scenes in the Chinese version. Although the novel More…

Yoko Ogawa's Novel Publsihed in Lithuaniaversta-literatura

2020-12-31

“The housekeeper and the professor” is a Japanese author‘s Yoko Ogawa book about friendship which could be seen as impossible from a first glance. This story draws the reader in with its heart-warming storyline, lovable characters and uncomplicated, but interesting storyline. Also, it reveals the beauty and magic of the science of mathematics.

The novel tells a story about a housekeeper, her ten-year old son and a professor who used to be a math professor. The housekeeper has received an offer to work at the professor‘s house. When she was hired, the agency of housekeepers noted her that this client is different from others. The nine housekeepers that used to work there have More…

Published Translation of Min Jin Lee Novelversta-literatura

2020-12-17

“Pachinko” – is a three-part novel about several generations of one family. The author, a famous South Korean novelist, tells an intriguing story about lives of Korean people during a difficult period – from Japanese occupation (in the year of 1910) until the end of 20th century.

The story starts in a fisherman-village Yeongdo near the Busan city. One of the main characters Yang Jin gives birth to a More…

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…

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU
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