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Zoom on Japan Lecture “The forms of Japanese Poetry and Haiku Tradition”renginys


Date and time: 2021-09-21 18:00 - 2021-09-21 19:30
Location: Zoom platforma

The Embassy of Japan in Lithuania is happy to invite all to the third online lecture course “Zoom on Japan”. New season starts on September 21st.

First lecture of the season will introduce Japanese poetry traditions including one especially popular genre – haiku. you will be able to learn about its sources, development, structure, etc. More…

Open Lecture “The Search of Authentic Traditions and Trip to Shaolin Monastery”renginys


Date and time: 2021-09-25 12:00 - 2021-09-25 14:00
Location: VU Konfucijaus instituto didžioji Konfucijaus auditorija, M. K. Čiuliono g. 21, Vilnius

The open lecture is dedicated to get to know about the legendary  Shaolin monastery’s martial arts and traditions, which are passed down from generation to generation for more than 1500 years.

The speaker of the lecture is official Shaolin monastery representative in the Baltic states, President of Lithuanian National Wushu Federation, Head of “Shaolin” association, personal and the only in Lithuania student of Shaolin abbot Tomas Lapinskas. More…

Opening of Photography Exhibition “Taiwan: Between Tradition and Modernity”renginys


Date and time: 2021-10-01 13:45 - 2021-10-01 14:45
Location: VDU Daugiafunkcinis mokslo ir studijų centras, V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

VMU Centre for Asian Studies is inviting not to miss the opening of Dr. Arvydas Kumpis photography exhibition “Taiwan: Between Tradition and Modernity” which is going to take place on October 1st, 13:45 at the 4th floor gallery (V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas). After the opening we are inviting all to open lecture (in English) by Alex Fratila during which he will introduce contemporary Taiwan’s societal peculiarities and cultural variety. The exhibition will take place until November 29th in 4th floor gallery.

Taiwan is a country of enchanting nature, charming culture, and colorful society. Due to More…

Rokas Grizas about studies in South Korearenginys


Date and time: 2021-10-01 10:00 - 2021-10-01 11:30
Location: Zoom platforma

On the 1st of October we are inviting you to join our special online event live from South Korea with KSI Vilnius alumni Rokas Grizas. Rokas obtained master’s degree in Korea (KGSP) and at the moment lives in Incheon. How Rokas became interested in Korea while studying in China, what are the similarities and differences between two languages, study experience, Korean language learning, TOPIK tips and join event and get to know this and many more things about Korea. After the presentation you will be able to participate in a discussion. More…

Open Lecture “Is Traditional Chinese Medicine a Science?”renginys


Date and time: 2021-10-06 18:00 - 2021-10-06 19:30
Location: Zoom platforma

In the lecture “Is Traditional Chinese Medicine a Science?” we will cover the most important aspects of traditional Chinese medicine and try to answer the main question of the topic: is Chinese medicine a pseudoscience.

Open lecture will be held by doctor, acupuncture specialist, Dr. Dainius Butvilas, who had an internship in Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and currently is actively applying his knowledge in Lithuania. More…

Zoom on Japan “Japanese Society and Culture”renginys


Date and time: 2021-10-05 18:00 - 2021-10-05 19:30
Location: Zoom platforma

The Embassy of Japan in Lithuania invites to the second Zoom on Japan lecture “Japanese Society and Culture”.

Japan is a unique country which have been forming and changing thought the years until it became Japan as we know it today. We all know that the country is ruled by the Emperor Naruhito, but do you know how many Emperors were before him? Which crucial event was documented in the year 1600? Maybe you’ve heard why keyhole-like hills are special? More…

Introductory Kendo Workoutrenginys


Date and time: 2021-10-05 19:00 - 2021-10-05 20:30
Location: Kaunas, Vilnius

Kyumeikan mokykla invites to introductory kendo workout in Kaunas and Vilnius. During the workout you will be introduced to Japanese martial art kendo history and philosophy. holding bamboo sword you will learn first moves.

More information about the even in Lithuanian.

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU