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Travel Through the Colors of the Classical Indian Music Worldrenginys


Date and time: 2018-01-25 19:30 - 2018-01-25 21:00
Location: Balti drambliai, Vilniaus g. 41, Kaunas

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Screening of the Movie “Confucius”renginys


Date and time: 2018-01-24 18:00 - 2018-01-24 20:00
Location: Senamiesčio kino klubas, A. Mapu g. 18, Kaunas

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Free seminar “Cooperation with Japan. Advises and Experiences”renginys


Date and time: 2018-02-13 09:00 - 2018-02-13 14:45
Location: Kauno PPA rūmai, II a. salė, Vytauto pr. 29, Kaunas

On the 13th of February, 2018 the Enterprise Europe Network operating in Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts and partners – EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is organizing a free seminar for business about Japan.

The seminar is dedicated to Lithuanian businesses that are going to enter into the Japanese market and/or are working in it. During the seminar an overview of Lithuanian More…

Lecture Cycle “Eurasian Civilizations Overview”renginys


Date and time: 2018-01-16 18:00 - 2018-01-30
Location: Vilniaus rotušė, Didžioji g. 31, Vilnius

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Exhibition “Bronisław Piłsudski (1866 – 1918) – etnographer and museologist”renginys


Date and time: 2017-11-16 - 2018-02-25
Location: Radvilų rūmų muziejus, Vilniaus g. 24, Vilnius

2016 marked 150 years since the birth of Bronisław Piłsudski. On this occasion, the Tatra Museum in Zakopane organised a temporary exhibition dedicated to this extraordinary individual – an exile, renowned scientist, researcher and martyr. The Vilnius version of the exhibition is the result of the cooperation of the Polish Institute in Vilnius, the Lithuanian Art Museum and the Tatra Museum in Zakopane. More…

International Touring Fiber Art Exhibition “Asia – Europe III”renginys


Date and time: 2018-01-12 17:00 - 2018-03-10 10:00
Location: Janinos Monkutės-Marks muziejus - galerija, J. Basanavičiaus g. 45, Kėdainiai

The Asia-Europe Fiber Art exhibitions where founded in 2009 by Erny Piret. The concept of the Asia-Europe exhibitions is to show the rich and creative imagination of European- and Asian textile artists through their specific cultures.

The exhibition presents a particular vision of textile and fiber art works, signifying that artists exclusively use the technique to express themselves. This mixture of experience, More…

Japanese painting sumi-e and calligraphyrenginys


Date and time: 2017-12-06 - 2018-02-24
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Lecture cycle “Human Body in Chinese Culture”renginys


Date and time: 2017-10-26 18:00 - 2018-02-08 20:00
Location: Vilniaus universiteto Konfucijaus institutas, Didžioji Konfucijaus auditorija, M.K. Čiurlionio g. 21, Vilnius

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Lectures about China’s Philosophyrenginys


Date and time: 2017-09-18 18:00 - 2018-02-12 19:30
Location: Vilniaus universiteto Konfucijaus institutas, M.K. Čiurlionio g. 21, II korpusas, Vilnius

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Past events

Jews in India’s History, Culture and Politicsrenginys


Date and time: 2018-01-18 17:30 - 2018-01-18 19:00
Location: Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono žydų muziejus, Naugarduko g. 10 - 2, Vilnius

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Japanese Comedy Eveningrenginys


Date and time: 2018-01-09 18:00 - 2018-01-09 21:00
Location: Muzikos ir teatro akademija, Balkono teatras, Gedimino pr. 42, Vilnius

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Presentation of the book “Siberian Haiku” by Jurga Vilė and Lina Itagakirenginys


Date and time: 2017-12-21 17:30 - 2017-12-21 19:00
Location: Nyčės Ūsai, Pilies g. 1, Kaunas

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Presentation of the Book “Israel and its People”renginys


Date and time: 2017-12-21 18:30 - 2017-12-21 20:00
Location: Salonas Jaukūs Namai, Juozapavičiaus pr. 21

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Indian Culture Evening Dedicated to the International Migrants Dayrenginys


Date and time: 2017-12-18 18:00 - 2017-12-18 20:00
Location: Vilniaus apskrities Adomo Mickevičiaus vaikų biblioteka, Trakų g. 10, Vilnius

On December 18, 6:00 P.M at Vilnius District Adomas Mickevičius Children Library  Indian culture evening dedicated to the International migrants day will be taking place. We invite you to a meeting with Kavita from India, who few months ago moved to Lithuania with her husband. During the meeting you will have a unique opportunity to get to know how we – Lithuania and Lithuanians – look from aside, what looks surprising or fascinating to foreign people. More…

Opening of the Exhibition by I. L. Savickienė and Studio “Tušo kelias”renginys


Date and time: 2017-12-16 14:00 - 2017-12-22 18:00
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Bhangra dancerenginys


Date and time: 2017-12-15 18:00 - 2017-12-15 19:00
Location: J. Basanavičiaus g. 25, Vilnius

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(Lietuvių) Išsami knyga apie japonišką arbatos ceremonijąversta-literatura


In this book you will find easy to follow The Japanese tea ceremony also called the Way of Tea , which you can perform both at home and in a special place called the Tea room. Clearly written links to every move will help you easily understand tea ceremony’s meaning, artistic value and make your meeting with friends different.

In the first chapter of this book, you will be introduced to the Way of Tea and main used dishes, later on you will be able to learn about etiquette and secrets of this ceremony. So first of all, when you will start this book you will be introduced to The Japnanese tea ceremony and just then, when later in the book you will start to learn about the real Way of Tea. More…

New book on the history of Japanknyga


\”History of Japan\” written by Dr. Dalia Švambarytė revolves around history of Japan since the islands division to nowadays. All the eras, periods, rulers who are worth mentioning are mentioned in the book as well as the progress of art and science. The book is divided into parts and every era has its own part, so you don\’t have to read the book from the beginning in order to find out about certain event. In the beginning of the book we can find the explanations how Japanese names and names of places are translated into Lithuanian. The book is also full of illustrations and various useful maps. \”Japanese history\” is one of the first books about Japanese history released by a Lithuanian writer and the first one which is so informative.

The book about Japanese gardensknyga


Kestutis Ptakausko interest in Japanese gardens started by one incident in 1996. While on a holiday in Palanga, he accidentally saw a picture of a Japanese garden, which has made a significant impact on his life, because by seeing the picture he became interested in Japanese culture and wanted to create a similar garden that he saw. Even before the end of holiday in Palanga, he came back and threw himself into the garden development work.

This book, \”Ryto rasos sodas\”, the author wants to introduce Lithuanian readers with his hobby. More…

(Lietuvių) Pasirodė naujas H. Murakami knygos vertimasversta-literatura


Haruki Murakami is a japanese writer, born in 1949 on January 12th. He was raised in Kiyoto but currently lives in Tokyo. According to the majority H.Murakami is contraversial and has a Western outlook. In his homeland he is criticized for abandoning the typical style and some of the Western countries believe that he is being toady towards them. Disregarding that, no one can deny that Haruki Murakami is one of the greatest writers that are still alive and his work is constanly in the bestseller list. One of his most recent books “Men without women” is a six-story collection which is about men that are parted from or left by their women. Protagonists suffer from loss in every single novelle. More…

(Lietuvių) Pasirodė naujas knygos vertimas iš hebrajų kalbosversta-literatura


Abraham B. Yehoshua (born in 1936) – he is one of the most prominent Jerusalems writers. His novel “A Woman in Jerusaem” is written about forty years old woman who was killed in a market place during terrorist attack and a man who is working in one of the most popular Jarusalems bakery as human resources management division. He got a task to take a good care of now dead woman’s body. This novel is divided into three parts: ,,The manager”, ,,The Mission” and ,,The Journey”. More…

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU