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Upcoming events

Bonsai with K. Ptakauskasrenginys

2020-10-22

Date and time: 2020-10-29 10:30 - 2020-10-29 16:00
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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World Peace Art Exhibitionrenginys

2020-10-21

Date and time: 2020-10-22 13:00 - 2020-10-26 18:00
Location: Vilniaus rotušė, Didžioji g. 31, Vilnius

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Visit Japanese Garden Sei Shin En in Autumnrenginys

2020-09-21

Date and time: 2020-09-23 11:00 - 2020-11-21 17:00
Location: Japoniškas sodas SEI SHIN EN, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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International Exhibition “Jewish Painters in Interwar East and Central Europe”renginys

2020-09-09

Date and time: 2020-09-05 13:00 - 2020-11-01 17:00
Location: Chaimo Frenkelio vila, Vilniaus g. 74, Šiauliai

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Lectures Cycle “Japan with Zykas”renginys

2020-08-26

Date and time: 2020-09-01 17:30 - 2020-10-31 19:00
Location: Azija LT, Savanorių pr. 3-2, Kaunas

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Past events

Meeting with former Lithuania’s Ambassador to Chinarenginys

2020-10-20

Date and time: 2020-10-22 14:30 - 2020-10-22 15:30
Location: Internete

After some break we come back with another “Time for Asia” event. This time it is a remote meeting with Ina Marčiulionytė who was Lithuania’s ambassador to China from 2015 to 2020. The meeting will take place online on October 22nd (Thursday), 14:30 and will be conducted in Lithuanian language.

ATTENTION! Registration is mandatory. Log-in to event will be emailed to those who filled the registration form: https://forms.gle/JS7qmh56ysZ5JnD99  More…

Open Lecture and Seminar by Doctorate Gediminas Giedraitisrenginys

2020-10-19

Date and time: 2020-10-21 19:00 - 2020-10-23 18:00
Location: Internete

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Zen Theory and Practicerenginys

2020-10-15

Date and time: 2020-10-18 10:00 - 2020-10-18 12:00
Location: One Drop Zendo edukacinė erdvė, Savanorių pr. 130A, Kaunas)

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Meet with Therapy Dogsrenginys

2020-10-14

Date and time: 2020-10-17 16:30 - 2020-10-17 17:30
Location: Vienybės aikštė, Kaunas

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Kyudo Camp – Get to Know the Country of Rising Sun with the Help of Kyudorenginys

2020-10-14

Date and time: 2020-10-16 15:00 - 2020-10-18 15:00
Location: Vlnius

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Exhibition “Kaunas’ Friends in Japan”renginys

2020-10-14

Date and time: 2020-10-12 15:15 - 2020-10-17 20:00
Location: Laisvės alėja, Kaunas

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Leather Workshoprenginys

2020-10-12

Date and time: 2020-10-16 15:00 - 2020-10-16 16:30
Location: Menų ir amatų centras Sirena, Mėsinių g. 9, Vilnius

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Japanese Tastes Degustation with Shef Masahito Sasakirenginys

2020-10-12

Date and time: 2020-10-15 18:00 - 2020-10-15 19:30
Location: Restoranas Kuchmistrai, 3811 2, Lukšiai

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Monoplay “Tokyo Love Song – Tokyo Olympic Games”renginys

2020-10-12

Date and time: 2020-10-15 18:00 - 2020-10-15 19:00
Location: VDU teatras, K. Donelauičio g. 28

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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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