Posts tagged ‘VDU’

Kansai dialect

November 13th, 2014

As most of you already know, November in HASHI club is dedicated to the Japanese language and other related aspects. One of the aspects is dialects. Depending on the size of a country and the number of regions, they can differ only a little or may have so many differences that people who live in […]

The song event in HASHI

November 5th, 2014

As most of you already know, November in HASHI club is dedicated to the Japanese language and other related aspects. On the first November Friday you will hear Japanese songs: an exchange student from Japan, Sho Taguchi, will play a few pieces and several HASHI members will present their favorite songs.

Japanese cinema

October 14th, 2014

This Friday HASHI club’s guest is Gediminas Jankauskas – a film critic, VMU and VU lecturer of film history and cinematography and organiser of cinema-related activities. He will tell a little bit about the Japanese film history and present a black-and-white film “Rashomon”, made in 1950.

“Kurokawa’s” visit

October 8th, 2014

This Friday HASHI has visitors – anime fan club “Kurokawa”, which presents an animated film „The dog of Flanders“, made in 1997.

Joana’s year in Japan

September 25th, 2014

Most people who love Japan dream about seeing this country with their own eyes. Every year at least one HASHI club member sets on a long journey for even just a moment to look into this dream land. This Friday Joana Vaitkutė, who lived in Japan for one year, will tell us about her experience.

Asian Film Online

February 6th, 2014

Do not miss out on the opportunity to use  VMU data base ‘Asian Film Online’. Approximately 600 movies translated into 80 languages awaits you now! More information –

On November the 5th Vytautas Magnus University welcomed the ambassador of Indonesia (from his residence in Copenhagen) Bomer Pasaribu. Guest met with VMU vice-rector prof. Juozas Augutis, International Affairs head Zita Baltrėnienė, Centre for Asian Studies head Dr. Aurelijus Zykas and Foreign Languages Institute representative Dr. Vilma Bijeikienė. During the visit the expansion of Indonesian […]

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Japanese youth Goodwill mission is visiting Vytautas Magnus University on 12th of September. That day, from 9.30 A.M. till 12.00, students and Academic staff are invited to participate in the event during which presentations about University and its internationality as well as the history and activity of center for Asian studies will be presented. Later, […]

Haruna Akagi, Cherry blossoms in Lithuania, 2013 This is a book about Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese Consul who worked in Kaunas, Lithuania at the beginning of World War II. Consisting of two parts, the book tells about the Consul’s life in Kaunas as well as his struggle to save Jewish people from Nazi aggression. The […]