Asian studies in Lithuania

Date and time: 2018-03-05 14:00 - 2018-03-05 17:30

Location: VDU Mažoji salė, S. Daukanto g. 28, Kaunas

On the 5th 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! In order to commemorate the 100th years of Lithuanian statehood, the theme for the 5th annual Japanese reading contest is going to revolve around Japanese and Lithuanian history.

Participants will be divided into 3 levels according to their Japanese language skills and will face different tasks. Beginers will have to fluently read the given Japanese historical tale. Intermediate students will be reading a longer text and will have to come up with a short summary of the text in Lithuanian. Advanced students will be given a special task – to translate a short Lithuanian myth to Japanese language and read the translation at the event.

Organizors: VMU Japanese Culture Club HASHI,
Partners: VMU Centre for Asian Studies

Sponsors: Embassy of Japan in Lithuania; Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan; Vytautas Magnus University; Sugihara Foundation – Diplomats for Life; Ent. ‘Kimono

Registration (deadline 21st of Feb.):

Web link:

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU