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

2019-02-18

Date and time: 2019-02-19 18:00 - 20189
Location: Lietuvos nacionalinė Martyno Mažvydo biblioteka, Gedimino pr. 51, Vilnius

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Japanese Language Reading Contestrenginys

2019-02-19

Date and time: 2019-03-04 14:00 - 2019-03-04 17:00
Location: VDU Mažoji salė, S. Daukanto g. 28, Kaunas

On the 4th of March VMU Japanese Culture Club HASHI invites you all to Japanese language reading contest . The best contestants will be rewarded with presents from Japan! The contest will revolve around news (Lithuanian and Japanese news articles on various topics).

Participants will be divided into 3 levels according to their Japanese language skills and will face different tasks. Beginners will have to fluently read the given Japanese news article. Intermediate students will be reading a More…

Chinese Language Speech Contestrenginys

Date and time: 2019-03-04 14:30 - 2019-03-04 17:00
Location: VDU Didžioji aula, Gimnazijos g. 7 , Kaunas

On the 4th of March VMU Chinese culture and language club ”Wu Wei” invites you all to Chinese language speech contest.

The best contestants will be rewarded with presents.All participants can choose their own topic. Speech should not be longer than 5 minutes (Beginners – 1-2min., Intermediate- 2-4min., Advanced- up to 5min.). More…

Korean movie night “Ode to my Father”renginys

2019-02-20

Date and time: 2019-03-04 17:20 - 2019-03-04 19:40
Location: 103 aud., V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

Ode to My Father (Korean title: 국제시장, translation: International Market), directed by JK Yoon, is an unabashedly sentimental journey through some of the most important, tragic and difficult times in Korea’s modern history. The film was a huge hit in Korea, managing to stick towards the top of the charts for eight weeks after its release, and drawing crowds upwards of 13 million, making it the second most successful Korean film of all time. It depicts modern Korean history from the 1950s to the present day through the life of an ordinary man named Deok-soo (actor Hwang Jung-min), as he experiences events such as the Hungnam More…

Taiwan movie night “Meeting Dr. Sun”renginys

Date and time: 2019-03-05 18:10 - 2019-03-05 21:00
Location: 10,3 aud., V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

„Meeting Dr. Sun” directed by Chih-yen Yee is a politically poignant comedy featuring students who are plotting a heist.

Two teenage boys, Lefty and Sky, attend the same school but have never met. However, they do have a few things in common: They are both very intelligent, come from poor families, and have the same idea about how to improve their financial situations – steal a bronze stature of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, and sell it for a handsome sum. More…

Chinese movie night “Wolf totem”renginys

2019-02-21

Date and time: 2019-03-06 17:50 - 2019-03-06 19:50
Location: 103 aud., V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

„Wolf totem“ (Chinese 狼图腾) – movie based on Jiang Rong novel with same name. Movie was directed by France director Jean-Jacques Annaud. Before the movie was made, there were a lot of debates who should make a movie and after a while it was decided to give it to Annaud, because of his experience with movies where animals played big role, such as “Two brothers“ and “The bear“.

In 1969 students were sent to China‘s regions to teach locals. One of the students who volunteered was Chen More…

Japanese movie night “Swing Girls”renginys

Date and time: 2019-03-07 18:00 - 2019-03-07 19:30
Location: 103 aud., V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

„Swing Girls “(jp. スウィングガールズ), directed by Shinobu Yaguchi it is a relaxing comedy about unexpected love towards music. This 2004 movie got a decent recognition in Japan, the year it was released – in 28th Japan academy award, the movie won total of 7 awards, which included the “Most Popular Film” award.

Movie tells a story about 13 delinquent school girls, who during the summer make-up classes, talks the math More…

Food workshoprenginys

2019-02-22

Date and time: 2019-03-05 14:50 - 2019-03-05 18:00
Location: Restoranas Metropolis, S. Daukanto g. 21, Kaunas

The second day of Asia week will charm with various flavors and fragrances from East Asia. The event will consist of Japanese, Korean and Chinese cuisine presentations. It’s a great chance not only to try the cuisine but also to take part in the process of making it. The event is going to be divided into three sessions for each country.

This year representatives from the Japanese embassy will showcase two dishes – Gyoza dumplings and Onigiri More…

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

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…

18th Japanese Film Festivalrenginys

2019-02-25

Date and time: 2019-02-27 18:30 - 2019-03-15 19:00
Location: Forum Cinemas „Vingis“ (Savanorių pr. 7, Vilnius), Kino centro „Romuva“ laikinoji salė (Kęstučio g. 62, Kaunas), Kino centras „Garsas“ (Respublikos g. 40, Panevėžys)

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Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU
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