Asian studies in Lithuania

Japanese traditional dance and demonstration by Takamasa Fujima

Date and time: 2015-12-04 16:00 - 2015-12-04 17:00

Location: (Lietuvių) VDU Azijos studijų centras, Vaižganto g. 30, Kaunas

The history of Japanese traditional dance can go back to 400 years ago. The dance expresses life style and entertainment of Japanese people. VMU Centre for Asian studies and Japan Embassy in Lithuania invite everyone to a lecture-demonstration by Mr Takamasa Fujima, distinguished Japanese traditional dancer, who will perform the dance, and demonstrate what Japanese traditional dance is. The event will take place on the 4th of December (Friday), 16:00 in the Centre for Asian Studies, Vaižganto 30. The event is free of charge.

Takamasa Fujima is a Japanese traditional dancer born in Tokyo in 1971. After graduating from the playwriting course of Nihon University College of Art, he has continued to create new types of Japanese traditional dance that relate to farce. He has participated in commercial theatrical performances since 2003. He has also been in charge of choreography in a variety of plays and dramas on TV. In addition, he has actively taken part in many overseas dance performances and workshops. In recent years, he organized “Harmony of Japan” as Japanese dance performances in Hawaii and France, Russia, supported by JAPAN FOUNDATION.

Partners and sponsors:

VDU Azijos studijų centras

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU