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Upcoming events

Concert “The Sounds of China”renginys


Date and time: 2018-11-23 18:00 - 2018-11-23 19:30
Location: Šv. Jonų Bažnyčia, Šv. Jono g. 12, Vilnius

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Japanese post stamps exhibitionrenginys


Date and time: 2018-11-15 12:00 - 2018-12-15 17:00
Location: VDU Daugiafunkcinis mokslo ir studijų centras, V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

On November 15 – December 15 VMU Centre for Asian Studies invites you to visit Japanese post stamps exhibition “Memorable events of the 20th Century for Japanese people”. The exhibition displays a part of Mr. Leonas Veržbolauskas collection of Japanese post stamps. The exhibition is located in the 4th floor gallery at the VMU Multifunctional Research and Studies Centre (V. Putvinskis st. 23). More…

Lectures on Religiosities and Religions in Chinese Culturerenginys


Date and time: 2018-11-13 18:30 - 2018-11-29 20:00
Location: Vilniaus universiteto Konfucijaus institutas, M.K. Čiurlionio g. 21, II korpusas, Vilnius

Vilnius University Confucius Institute invites all those who are interested in religiosities and religions in Chinese culture to attend public lectures delivered by Prof. Geir Sigurðsson.

Geir Sigurðsson – Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Iceland. The author of “Confucian Propriety and Ritual Learning: A Philosophical Interpretation”. His research interests focus on Chinese and comparative More…

Kaunas IFF Film Club: “Tokyo Idols”renginys


Date and time: 2018-11-29 19:00 - 2018-11-29 21:00
Location: Kauno kultūros centras, Kęstučio g. 1, Kaunas

A musical gust from Far East – on November 29th in Kaunas IFF Film Club.

Director – Kyoko Miyake, USA, Japan, Canada, 2017, documentary, 90 min., in Japanese with English and Lithuanian subtitles, N-13.

Girl bands and pop music permeate Japanese life. Tokyo Idols gets at the heart of a cultural phenomenon driven More…

Indian Brunch with Avee Megurrenginys


Date and time: 2018-11-11 11:00 - 2018-11-25 14:00
Location: Paviljonas, Pylimo g. 21B, Vilnius

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Anime Drawing Workshoprenginys


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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8 Creativity Evenings – Japanrenginys


Date and time: 2018-11-07 18:00 - 2018-12-20 20:00
Location: S. Dariaus ir S. Girėno g. 37, Ramygala

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Japanese Language Courses for Beginnersrenginys


Date and time: 2018-09-11 18:00 - 2018-12-11 19:00
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Visit to the Japanese Garden with a Streamrenginys


Date and time: 2018-06-24 11:00 - 2018-12-30 16:00
Location: Japoniškas sodas SEI SHIN EN, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Past events

“India for Hindu!”: Political Hinduism in Indiarenginys


Date and time: 2018-11-14 18:30 - 2018-11-14 19:30
Location: Atviros Lietuvos fondas, Didžioji g. 5, Vilnius

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Meeting with Ghayath Almadhounrenginys


Date and time: 2018-11-11 17:30 - 2018-11-11 18:30
Location: Menų spaustuvė, Šiltadaržio g. 6, Vilnius

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Festival of Lights Divali in Jonavarenginys


Date and time: 2018-11-07 20:00 - 2018-11-07 21:00
Location: Anantbodh joga ir aikido studija, Vasario 16 g. 9, Jonava

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Classical Indian Art Festival “SurSadhana 2018”renginys


Date and time: 2018-11-07 18:00 - 2018-11-10 19:00
Location: Kaunas, Klaipėda, Vilnius

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Movie “Zero Motivation” screeningrenginys


Date and time: 2018-10-30 18:00 - 2018-10-30 20:00
Location: Kauno apskrities viešoji biblioteka, Radastų g. 2, Kaunas

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Knyga apie šalies įvaizdžio politikąknyga


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


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


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


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


“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