Protected: Yellow Mountain – the loveliest mountain of China with terrorist monkeys
Jul13

Protected: Yellow Mountain – the loveliest mountain of China with terrorist monkeys

Yellow Mountain (or Huangshan 黄山 in Mandarin) is a mountain range in southern Anhui province, eastern China. Huangshan is world famous – designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – for its interesting granite shaped peaks, nicely shaped pine trees and the spectacular view above the clouds. As one of China’s major tourist destinations, it is loved for its amazingly beautiful scenery, sunsets and sunrises. Described as “the...

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Suzhou: blending the old with the new
May18

Suzhou: blending the old with the new

Suzhou is one of the oldest cities in China, established in 514 BC. The convenient geographical location and successful trade with other regions determined its long existence and prosperity. Even today, Suzhou is one of the richest cities in China and its rich history attracts tourists from all around the world. Another reason for its popularity is its proximity to Shanghai, a global financial hub and historically also one of the...

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BAAS Conference 2014
Apr01

BAAS Conference 2014

Baltic Alliance for Asian Studies (BAAS) operates as an institutional alliance of the University departments, the activities of which comprise studying and/or research in the field of Asian, Middle eastern, African or Oriental studies. Till 2014 it has five members (alphabetically after the University): Department of Middle Eastern and Asian Studies (Tallinn University), Centre for Oriental Studies (Tartu University), Department for Asian Studies (University of Latvia), Centre of Oriental Studies (Vilnius University), Centre of Asian Studies (Vytautas Magnus University).

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JahYu Korean artist playing dubstep in Vilnius
Feb07

JahYu Korean artist playing dubstep in Vilnius

This weekend saturday (02.08) in club “Gluck” which is located in Vilnius, under the white bridge an artist of electronic music who has Korean roots is coming to perform. Dennis JahYu stands out with his exlusive style of music.  JahYu produces dubs which are rooted in reggae sound system culture and are mainly influenced by Dubbers like Alpha & Omega, Iration Steppas, Jah Shaka, etc. JahYu dubs push out a heavy bass...

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