Chancellor Algirdas Stončaitis: Japanese business is welcome to discover Lithuania
Nov17

Chancellor Algirdas Stončaitis: Japanese business is welcome to discover Lithuania

Chancellor of the Government met with representatives of Japan Industrial Federation Keidanren to discuss prospects for economic cooperation and to present investment opportunities in Lithuania. The chancellor makes it clear: Japanese business is welcome to discover Lithuania. On behalf of the Prime Minister, A. Stončaitis thanked the representatives for their attention to Lithuania. This visit is another testimony to increasingly...

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Meeting with “Rakuten” CEO: Lithuania may become Japan’s business bridge to EU the market
Oct22

Meeting with “Rakuten” CEO: Lithuania may become Japan’s business bridge to EU the market

Monday, October 21st (Tokyo). President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda met with Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO of “Rakuten”, the largest e-commerce and fintech company in Japan. The president urged internet banks to consider investing in Lithuania as well as opening business headquarters and a service center. He also noted that Lithuania may become Japan’s business bridge to the EU market. The president emphasized that the...

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Chancellor A. Stončaitis and a delegation will visit China
Oct20

Chancellor A. Stončaitis and a delegation will visit China

A delegation of Lithuanian authorities and business representatives headed by Government Chancellor Algirdas Stončaitis will visit China in early November. They will attend the “Second International China Import Expo”, which will discuss Lithuanian-Chinese cooperation. The Chancellor will attend the exhibition in Shanghai on November 3 – 9, at the invitation of China. During last year’s exposition president...

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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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