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Upcoming events

Travel Club “Vita Mobile” Meeting with Dr. Aurelijus Zykasrenginys


Date and time: 2020-06-09 18:00 - 2020-06-09 19:00
Location: Kauno apskrities viešoji biblioteka, Radastų g. 2, Kaunas

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Visit to Japanese Garden with a Streamrenginys


Date and time: 2020-06-06 11:00 - 2020-09-05 17:00
Location: Japoniškas sodas su šaltiniu SEI SHIN En šalia Japonų kultūros namų, T. Kosciuškos 26, Vilnius

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Past events

Special lecture by H.E Mira Sun, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Poland and Lithuaniarenginys


Date and time: 2020-05-26 11:00 - 2020-05-26 12:30
Location: Internetu, „Zoom“ platforma

Mykolas Romeris University and King Sejong Institute Vilnius in collaboration with Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Warsaw, Poland, present you special online lecture by Her Excellency Ambassador Mira Sun. The main topic of the lecture „What Korea has done to flatten the COVID-19 curve and what has led to it”.

Lecture will be happening online through video platform “Zoom”.
In order to participate, the registration is mandatory. More…

Public Online Lectures “The Most Important Teachings of Buddhism Over the Centuries”renginys


Date and time: 2020-05-12 17:00 - 2020-05-28 18:30
Location: Vilniaus universiteto Konfucijaus instituto Facebook paskyra

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East Asia Brainbattle (online)renginys


Date and time: 2020-05-07 19:00 - 2020-05-07 22:00
Location: Internetu, „Zoom“ platforma ir „Twitch“

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Public Lectures Online “Buddhist Approach: Consciousness and Nirvana”renginys


Date and time: 2020-04-14 18:00 - 2020-04-16 19:30
Location: Internetu, „Zoom“ platforma

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Japanese Language Courses from Homerenginys


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

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Culinary Course – Vietnamrenginys


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


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


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


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


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

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New Book about Travels in Vietnam and Thailandknyga


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


“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


“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


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…

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU