Japan is one of the most important trade partners for Lithuania in Asia
Sep19

Japan is one of the most important trade partners for Lithuania in Asia

The Lithuanian government’s First Deputy Chancellor Deividas Matulionis has met with chairman Osamu Nagayama of the Japan bioindustry association. During the meeting, it was emphasized that Japan is one of the most important trade partners for Lithuania in Asia. Since 2010 trade between the two countries grew more than tenfold (from 38.82 million euros in 2010 to 355.2 million in 2018). In addition, these countries also share a...

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A story how Bubble tea was brought to Lithuania
Mar06

A story how Bubble tea was brought to Lithuania

To open up a successful and popular teashop in Vilnius city center would be a pretty challenging goal for anybody. Especially, when you are offering a very authentic product from a different part of the world, which have never been introduced to Lithuania’s market before. In 1980’s Tapioca balls and authentic flavors of milk tea were mixed together in the island of Taiwan and called bubble tea, which now is one of the most popular and...

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Lithuanian guy in Korea received millions of views on his “Youtube” channel
Mar01

Lithuanian guy in Korea received millions of views on his “Youtube” channel

World traveler, Vilius Vasiliauskas, was born from a small city in Lithuania – Kretinga. After graduating secondary school, he then chose to continue his studies in Aston University, England, UK. There he received Politics and International Relations higher education, but after moving to South Korea, he turned to an unexpected path – creating a “Youtube” channel. What’s the story behind you living so far away from home? Was South...

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16 th Japanese Film Festival
Jan25

16 th Japanese Film Festival

The Embassy of Japan in collaboration with the Japan Foundation and “Forum Cinemas Vingis“ is proud to announce its 16th annual Japanese Film Festival. The festival will take place on February 3 – 8 at “Forum Cinemas Vingis“ in Vilnius. This is the perfect opportunity for cinema enthusiasts to experience a breath of fresh air that the modern Japanese film industry has to offer. This time the festival will bring movies of...

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More than 20 Thousand Euros Collected for Sugihara House Renovation
Jan14

More than 20 Thousand Euros Collected for Sugihara House Renovation

The most famous person linking Japanese and Lithuanian diplomatic relations and intensively stimulating cultural exchanges between both countries Chiune Sugihara was giving “life visas” during World War II and saved more than ten thousands of Lithuanian, Polish and German Jewish lives. Because of such merits for the history of both countries  memorial museum of Sugihara house was founded in the former Japanese consulate in...

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