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Arab Culture Days 2017renginys


Date and time: 2017-09-12 10:00 - 2017-09-16 21:00
Location: Lietuva

In the face of today‘s challenges, global connectivity goes hand in hand with large-scale fragmentation. Our aspiration to explore, understand and accept the differences is being suppressed by misleading information and unfounded fears. Cultural exchange has proven so far to be the most effective antidote to these divisive trends, offering alternative narratives that go beyond stereotypes, strengthening the sense of collectiveness and helping each other to be heard. More…

“Romuva” Outdoor Cinema. Raving Iranrenginys


Date and time: 2017-09-07 21:30 - 2017-09-07 23:00
Location: 17 Pilies street, Kaunas

The “Outdoor Cinema” organized by “Romuva” Cinema Center invites you not to miss the opportunity to see the most popular “Inconvenient Films” festival movie of 2016 “Raving Iran”. Two DJ’s in Tehran are battling to play the music they love and set up dance parties. Local regime does not look well at harbingers of western culture of decay so the protagonists need to do big decisions.

Title: Raving Iran. More…

Authentic Shaolin Martial Art: History, Theory and Practicerenginys


Date and time: 2017-09-08 18:00 - 2017-09-08 19:30
Location: VU Konfucijaus institutas, M. K. Čiurlionio g. 21, II korpusas

VU Confucius Institute together with Traditional Wushu Association of Lithuania “Shaolin” kindly invites to a public lecture “Authentic Shaolin Martial Art: History, Theory and Practice” by Shaolin master HU ZHENGSHENG
Master Hu Zhengsheng started his traditional Kungfu training at the age of 12. He first began studying under Zhang Guangjun, in the Shaolin temple. More…

Movie “Arigato-san” Screeningrenginys


Date and time: 2017-09-10 16-50 - 2017-09-10 18:20
Location: Skalvijos kino centras, Goštauto g. 2/15, Vilnius.

On September 10 during the movie festival “Pirmoji banga” 2017 do not miss  the screening of the movie “Arigato-san”.
“Mr. Thank You” is the nickname given to the kindhearted buss driver  by the local residents. He thanks everybody when they let his bus pass on the narrow road. His passengers are like micro cosmos representing Japan during the Great Depression, which creates  space for everything: love, comedy and drama. More…

Public lecture “City of Intrigues: Istanbul as an Exotic Location in Cinema”renginys


Date and time: 2017-09-11 15:00 - 2017-09-11 17:00
Location: Universiteto g. 5, Vilnius

On September 11 VU Centre of Oriental Studies invites you to a public lecture dedicated to the city of Istanbul and its location in cinema. Ahmet Gürata teaches at the Department of Communication and Design, Bilkent University. He holds a PhD from the London Consortium, which examined remakes and cross-cultural reception in Turkish cinema. His research focuses on Turkish cinema, reception, film history and documentary. More…

Japanese movie “Zen”renginys


Date and time: 2017-09-16 14:00 - 2017-09-16 16:30
Location: T. Kosciuškos 26, Vilnius

The movie tells a story about the Zen Buddhist teacher Dogen Zenji, who was a very important religious figure in XIII a.  After his mother died, he decides to move to China and settle as a Buddhist teacher. Zenji returns to Japan as a devoted evangelist of the ‘new’ Buddhism.
This film is one of the most serious presentations of Japanese zen Buddhism, which has had a great influence on their culture, however the movie is hardly understood by the outside world. More…

Exhibition “Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the Present”renginys


Date and time: 2017-09-13 17:00 - 2017-10-07
Location: Panevėžio miesto dailės galerija, Respublikos 3, Panevėžys

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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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“Sail of Shanghai” Special Concert.renginys


Date and time: 2017-09-17 17:00 - 2017-09-17 18:30
Location: Kauno kultūros centras „Tautos namai“, Vytauto pr. 79, Kaunas

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“Woodcut Effect” Contemporary Japanese and Lithuanian Woodblock Printsrenginys


Date and time: 2017-09-20 18:00 - 2017-11-18 12:00
Location: Janinos Monkutės-Marks muziejus-galerija, J. Basanavičiaus g. 45, Kėdainiai

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Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU