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Asian studies in Lithuania

Upcoming events

Vilnius Film Festival “Kino pavasaris”renginys

2019-03-22

Date and time: 2019-03-21 - 2019-04-04
Location: Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Panevėžys, Alytus, Marijampolė, Utena, Gargždai, Anykščiai, Varėna, Mažeikiai, Jonava, Telšiai, Tauragė, Visaginas, Druskininkai, Šakiai, Birštonas

Vilnius International Film Festival (Vilnius IFF) Kino Pavasaris is the biggest and most important cinema event in Lithuania. Over more than 20 years, the festival has become a highly-attended cultural phenomenon. The 2018 edition of the festival was visited by more than 116 thousand viewers – 2,300 more than last year. This year, Vilnius IFF will take place in 19 cities over two weeks – more than ever before.

During the Festival the following Asian movies will be screened: More…

Seminar – Japanese Painting and Calligraphyrenginys

2019-03-20

Date and time: 2019-03-30 12:00 - 2019-03-30 15:00
Location: Keramikos Dienos Centras AK, V. Putvinskio g. 42, Kaunas

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Culinary Course: Asiarenginys

2019-03-18

Date and time: 2019-03-26 18:00 - 2019-03-26 21:00
Location: Čiop Čiop, V. Putvinskio g.50, Vilnius

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VMU Centre for Asian Studies Exhibition “25 Years or East Asia Studies in Kaunas”renginys

2019-02-22

Date and time: 2019-03-07 17:15 - 2019-05-30
Location: 4 a. galerija, V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

East Asia studies in Kaunas began in 1994 when Dr. Ryo Kojima taught Japanese language and a course on/about “Japan’s history, culture and society” in Vytautas Magnus University.He was the first lecturer from Asia in the history of VMU.

During the 25 years after the establishment of Japanese Studies Centre in 2000 which in 2009 has grown into the Centre for Asian Studies our activities has been expanded. Today Centre’s activities are based on 5 main More…

Japanese Language Courses (2nd Level)renginys

2019-01-07

Date and time: 2019-01-08 18:00 - 2019-04-09 20:15
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Summer School in Chinarenginys

2019-01-04

Date and time: 2019-07-05 12:00 - 2019-07-19 12:00
Location: 249 Huanghe N St, Liaoningo universitetas, Huanggu Qu, Shenyang Shi, Liaoning Sheng, Kinija

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Qigong Taiji Courses for Beginnersrenginys

2019-01-02

Date and time: 2019-01-24 9:30 - 2019-05-02 11:00
Location: VU Chemijos ir geomokslų fakultetas, M. K. Čiurlionio g. 21

Vilnius University Confucius institute invites to join qigong taiji courses for beginners.
Start date: Januray 24th.
Time: 9:30 AM (every Thursday.)
Duration: 1:30 hour.
Teacher: Liang Wenming.
Registration: konfucijaus.institutas@gmail.com. More…

Anime Drawing Workshoprenginys

2018-11-08

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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Past events

Shabu-shabu Eveningrenginys

2019-03-15

Date and time: 2019-03-22 19:00 - 2019-03-22 20:30
Location: Japonų restoranas "Yakata", M. Valančiaus g. 14, Kaunas

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Sufi’s Music and Solo Meditation from Iranrenginys

2019-03-13

Date and time: 2019-03-22 18:15 - 2019-03-22 20:30
Location: Savanorių prospektas 130 a., Kaunas

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Concert – the Magic of Sufi Musicrenginys

2019-03-12

Date and time: 2019-03-15 19:00 - 2019-03-15 21:00
Location: AP galerija, Polocko g. 10, Vilnius

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Zen Meditation (Seminar)renginys

2019-03-08

Date and time: 2019-03-15 18:15 - 2019-03-15 21:15
Location: Savanorių prospektas 103 a, Kaunas

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World’s Voices: Thread of Persian Music and Lithuanian Multipart songsrenginys

2019-03-06

Date and time: 2019-03-16 19:00 - 2019-03-16 20:30
Location: Miesto Laboratorija, Antakalnio 17-13, Vilnius

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Seminar: Kurdish Songs and Rhythms from Zagros Mountainsrenginys

2019-03-05

Date and time: 2019-03-15 18:00 - 2019-03-16 13:30
Location: Užupio meno inkubatorius, Užupio g. 2, Vilnius

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Japanese Tea Drinking Ceremonyrenginys

2019-03-04

Date and time: 2019-03-08 18:30 - 2019-03-08 20:30
Location: Gedimino g. 34, Kaunas

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Animeweekend: Winter/Spring’19renginys

2019-03-01

Date and time: 2019-03-16 10:00 - 2019-03-17 07:30
Location: Mykolo Romerio Universitetas, Ateities g. 20, Vilnius

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Sacred Texts of the World “Biography” of the “Upanishads”renginys

2019-02-28

Date and time: 2019-03-07 18:00 - 2019-03-07 20:00
Location: Lietuvos nacionalinė Martyno Mažvydo biblioteka, Gedimino pr. 51, Vilnius

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Publications

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…

Pasirodė naujas H. Murakami knygos vertimasversta-literatura

2018-05-02

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

2018-04-30

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

2018-04-30

“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
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