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Kusama – premiere in Kinas po žvaigždėmisrenginys


Date and time: 2019-08-29 21:00 - 2019-08-29 23:00
Location: Kinas po žvaigždėmis, Katedros a. 4, Vilnius

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Japaanese Language Course for Beginnersrenginys


Date and time: 2019-09-05 18:00-20:15 - 2019-12-19 18:45
Location: Japonų kultūros namai, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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nowJapan 2019renginys


Date and time: 2019-09-14 11:00 - 2019-09-15 18:00
Location: Lietuvos teatro, kino ir muzikos muziejus, Vilniaus g. 41, Vilnius

If You hear Japanese drums around Old Town of Vilnius and start seeing superheroes in public transport, it means only one thing – nowJapan. Already for 11th year we invite You to the most prominent Japanese cultural celebration in the Baltic Sates. On September 14th and 15th in the heart of the Old Town an oasis of Japanese culture. Program of this year is concentrated as never before with authentic creativity of old and new Japan on the forefront: exhibitions design and crafts, illustration and calligraphy, carrying of Japanese Mikoshi shrine, Zen medidation, contemporary performing arts and, of course, food! Great attention to Japanese dessert culture, More…

Japanese and Lithuanian Contemporary Textile Exhibition “Deep Rivers Run Quiet”renginys


Date and time: 2019-08-02 17:00 - 2019-09-01 17:00
Location: Mykolo Žilinskio dailės galerija, Nepriklausomybės a. 2, Kaunas

The exhibition presents contemporary textiles of ten artists from Japan and Lithuania. This exhibition is part of an international textile art project, which began in Japan this spring. The creative work of artists prof. Laima Oržekauskienė-Ore, Lina Jonikė and Monika Žaltauskaitė-Grašienė was exhibited at the prestigious art gallery „GalleryGalery“ in Kyoto. Two young artists from Lithuania – Giedrė Antanavičienė and Greta Kardi-Kardišiūtė – will join the famous international artists at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery. Japan’s textile in Kaunas is represented by Nobuko Hiroi, Suzumi Noda (Professors of Kyoto University of Arts), Haruko Honma (Professor of Kinran University), More…

Exhibition “Iran. Silk Road”renginys


Date and time: 2019-07-01 16:00 - 2019-09-01 12:00
Location: Jasinskio g. 1, Vilnius

Iran that you have never seen before – from July ’till September you will be able to see raw, brutally beautiful side of Iran, painted by travel photographer Daiva Mikuckaitė with her camera.

During the opening of the exhibition you will be able to meet the photographer herself.

Past events

Rryosuke Kiyasu Concertrenginys


Date and time: 2019-08-16 22:00 - 2019-08-16 24:00
Location: Nauji vėjai, Gedimino pr. 27, Vilnius

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World in the Tea Cuprenginys


Date and time: 2019-08-16 17:00 - 2019-08-16 19:00
Location: Japoniškas sodas SEI SHIN EN, T. Kosciuškos g. 26, Vilnius

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Sounds of Zenrenginys


Date and time: 2019-08-13 19:30 - 2019-08-13 21:30
Location: Menas būti, Krivvių 5/ Baltasis skg. 12, Vilnius

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Songs of Jerusalemrenginys


Date and time: 2019-08-11 13:00 - 2019-08-11 14:30
Location: Vytauto g. 13, Žiežmariai

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K-POP Workshop with Wootae (South Korea) in Vilniusrenginys


Date and time: 2019-08-10 17:00 - 2019-08-10 20:00
Location: SKILLZ street dance studio, Lukiškių g. 5, Vilnius

For the first time in Lithuania!
K-POP Workshop with korean choreographer and dancer – Wootae!

Would you like to learn how to dance like Korean idols? Now you have this chance!
Meet Wootae!
Instagram : wootae___ More…

Presentation of the Book “Tiger is not a cat”renginys


Date and time: 2019-08-01 17:30 - 2019-08-01 19:00
Location: Lietuvos nacionalinė Martyno Mažvydo biblioteka, Gedimino pr. 51, Vilnius

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International Conference „Reading Vilna in Jewish Writing and Urban History”renginys


Date and time: 2019-08-05 9:00 - 2019-08-07 18:00
Location: VU Azijos ir transkultūrinių studijų institutas, J. Kovalevskio auditorija, Universiteto g. 5, Vilnius

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Excursion “The Signs of Jewish life in Naujamiestis”renginys


Date and time: 2019-07-27 12:30 - 2019-07-27 15:30
Location: Kaunas

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Excursion in Kaunas Ghettorenginys


Date and time: 2019-07-08 18:00 - 2019-07-08
Location: A. Stulginskio g. 61, 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