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Introduction to Kouk Sun Dorenginys


Date and time: 2018-09-22 12:00 - 2018-09-22 13:00
Location: Laisvės pr.79, Kaunas

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Music from Israel: Eldad Zitrinrenginys


Date and time: 2018-08-25 21:00 - 2018-08-25 23:00
Location: Vytauto g. 39 A, Palanga

Eldad Zitrin – Musician, Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist

Whether working with pop, classical, or world music, Eldad Zitrin harmonizes different musical styles and genres into original, groundbreaking compositions. After studying classical music for 10 years, Zitrin began working with some of the biggest artists and singers in Israel. He has performed with pop icon Rita since 2007, as her Music Director. Together they have performed at the “Babel Med” festival in France and at the United Nations. More…

Business and Investment Forum “Sail of Shanghai 2018”renginys


Date and time: 2018-09-06 09:30 - 2018-09-07 14:30
Location: Kauno futbolo maniežas, Aukštaičių g. 51, Kaunas

More than 80 companies from China will participate in this business-investment forum, exploring trade and investment opportunities in Lithuania. We invite Lithuanian businessmen to participate in forum and use this unique opportunity to meet potential business partners and establish business development relationships in China.

The exhibition will include a business-investment forum and seminars which will cover topics like Chinese More…

Sugihara Week 2018renginys


Date and time: 2018-09-03 - 2018-09-09
Location: Kaunas

We cordially invite you to participate at the events of Sugihara Week 2018, which will take place in Kaunas from 3rd to 9th September 2018.

Sugihara Week, organized for the first time, is the event which aims to perpetuate the achievement of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara. This personality lived in Kaunas (Lithuania) during 1939-40 and, together with Dutch Consul Jan Zvartendijk, issued the famous „Visas for Life“, thus saving thousands of lives of Jewish refugees. More…

Tibet Monks Visit in Vilniusrenginys

Date and time: 2018-09-02 09:00 - 2018-09-03 19:00
Location: Tibeto skveras, Vilnius

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Sugihara Week Opening Concertrenginys


Date and time: 2018-09-03 18:00 - 2018-09-03 19:30
Location: Kauno valstybinė filharmonija, L. Sapiegos g. 5, Kaunas

Sugihara Week Opening Concert “Improvisational Music from Japan and Lithuania”

Improvisational music and avant-guarde jazz performers Liudas Mockūnas and Ryoji Hojito collaborate since 2004. They performed concerts in Lithuania and Japan, have released a CD “Vacation Music” from the Lithuanian label “No Business Records”. More…

Screening of the Documentary “Kaunas. The City of Sugihara and Japan”renginys

Date and time: 2018-09-04 17:10 - 2018-09-04 18:30
Location: VDU Mažoji salė, S. Daukanto g. 28

The documentary movie “Kaunas. The City of Sugihara and Japan” is back to Kaunas! During the screening, creators will participate.

In the documentary, the story of Kaunas –Japan bilateral relations is revealed through four personalities who prior the World War II became bridges between the two countries. It is Yukichi Fukuzawa – the first Japanese who mentioned and wrote about Kaunas in his diary. In 1862 together with the mission of 36 Japanese he More…

Opening of the Exhibition about Japanrenginys


Date and time: 2018-09-04 18:30 - 2018-09-04 19:30
Location: Prezidento Valdo Adamkaus biblioteka-muziejus, S. Daukanto g. 25, Kaunas

Visitors of the Valdas Adamkus Presidential Library-Museum, which is established in a former building of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, are welcome to explore a new exhibition, dedicated to reveal relations between Lithuania and Japan. Guests will come across some copies of documents from the Interwar period, regarding the relations of Lithuania and Japan. Visitors will also see some moments, captured in Lithuania, during the visit of Emperor of Japan Akihito. There will also be some memorabilia, symbolising the true friendship between Emperor of Japan Akihito and Lithuania’s former President More…

Guided tour „Visas for Life“renginys

Date and time: 2018-09-05 16:00 - 2018-09-08 11:00
Location: Kaunas

More than 70 years have passed since in 1940, Chiune Sugihara together with Dutch consul Jan Zwartendijk finished a short yet extremely important episode of his diplomatic career in Kaunas.Diplomats saved thousands of lives by issuing visas for Jewish people that were then able to escape Lithuania and the Holocaust. We hope you will feel the emotional connection between Lithuania, Japan, The Netherlands and Israel by joining the “Visas for life” guided tour in Kaunas. More…

International Symposium “Diplomats who Saved Jewish Lives”renginys


Date and time: 2018-09-05 13:00 - 2018-09-05 15:00
Location: VDU Mažoji salė, S. Daukanto g. 28

The Wednesday of Sugihara Week will be dedicated to intellectual discussion. You are invited to international symposium which will be welcomed by diplomats and researchers from Israel, Japan, United Kingdom, US, Poland, Lithuania, Netherlands, France and Germany.

Chiune Sugihara is perhaps the most well-known individual in Lithuania that contributed to protecting Jewish people from holocaust. However, at the same time there were a number of diplomats from different European More…

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU