BalticAsia interviews the creators of „Persona Non Grata“

Šiais metais sukanka 75 metai, kai Kaune rezidavęs Japonijos vice konsulas Chiune Sugihara išdavė gyvybės vizas žydų pabėgėliams, Antrojo pasaulinio karo metu bėgusiems nuo Holokausto. Šiai sukakčiai pažymėti spalio 13 d. Kauno „Romuvos“ kino teatre įvyko pasaulinė  filmo „Persona Non Grata“ apie Ch.Sugiharą premjera. Šio filmo pristatymas – neeilinis įvykis Lietuvoje, kadangi lietuviai tapo pirmaisiais, kuriems buvo...

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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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South Korea’s Ambassador Choi Sung-Joo lecture in Lithuania
Mar12

South Korea’s Ambassador Choi Sung-Joo lecture in Lithuania

Ambassador Choi Sung-Joo, currently residing in Warsaw, is already the 13th Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to Lithuania.  The letters of credence to President Dalia Grybauskaitė was handed over by him on January 16, 2016. South Korean Ambassador came to Lithuania once more on March 6 – 7. During the visit, the Ambassador gave the lecture called “Lithuania, South Korea and the world” at the halls of Centre for Asian Studies at...

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Japan Training Squadron Visit to Lithuania
Jul27

Japan Training Squadron Visit to Lithuania

Embassy of Japan in Lithuania   On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of New Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Lithuania, the Japan Training Squadron will visit Klaipeda Port at Pier 80 from 8 to 11 August 2016. It is for the first time that Lithuania receives the Japan Training Squadron. As a Commander of the Japan Training Squadron, Rear Admiral Hidetoshi IWASAKI leads the Training Squadron which...

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Movie about Chiune Sugihara world première in Kaunas and Vilnius
Sep30

Movie about Chiune Sugihara world première in Kaunas and Vilnius

This year marks the 75th anniversary since Vice-Consul of the Consulate of Japan Chiune Sugihara issued Japanese visas to Jewish people that were fleeing from Holocaust during the Second World War. In Lithuania, various events are organized to commemorate the anniversary, one of them being the world première of “Persona Non Grata”, a film made in Japan about Chiune Sugihara. It is going to be aired on October 13th in...

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KSI open lectures course ‘Korean Society & Culture’
Sep16

KSI open lectures course ‘Korean Society & Culture’

King Sejong Institute invites to open lectures course “Korean Society & Culture” (Part III) (Autumn Semester 2015). Topics of the lectures: 1) “South Korea’s economic miracle: the country 50 years ago and now”  ( 2015 SEP 17) 2) “The core values of South Korea’s society: Confucianism and its daily manifestation” (2015 SEP 24) 3) “Being part of South Korean society: family,...

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