In the second lecture, we continue our acquaintance with Chinese, where our excellent lecturer Cui Lan will not only present different Chinese dialects, but also give reasons for the formation of southern and northern dialects
Breathing is one of the core aspects of eastern physical practices, and it is very important in traditional Chinese exercises such as Qigong and Taichi. On 8 April our institute is organizing the lecture "Introduction of Respiratory System and Breathing Methods". This lecture will be given by Liang Wenming, a graduate of Beijing Sports University,
Calligraphy occupies a special place in traditional Chinese culture and art, so it is not surprising that it is still an incomplete treasure trove of discoveries for scientists and researchers.
In March, 5th, doc. Loreta Poškaitė used to present the history of Chinese calligraphy at our institute before. But his time in the lecture we looked into the 20th century. The peculiarities of Chinese calligraphy, we tried to see the characteristics of different directions of modern calligraphy, we admired the masterpieces of avant-garde art.
On November, 19th Vilnius University Confucius Institute organized an online public lecture “The Road of Tea: From a Tea Tree to a Cup”, the speaker of the lecture Giedrius Šapoka, an expert in tea culture and a researcher. Listeners had the opportunity to hear where the oldest tea tree grows, what changes in the Chinese tea industry took place in 2005, got acquainted with the types of tea.
This week on the 28-30th of September, The Confucius Institute of Vilnius University hosted three events to commemorate the birthday of the famous Chinese philosopher and thinker Confucius. As every year, we celebrated this date with cultural events:
Vilnius University Confucius institute would like to invite you to a public lecture “Regional and Urban Developments in China and Comparisons with the European experience", which will be delivered by a special guest from the University of Thessaly (Greece), Professor of Economics dr. George Petrakos. The lecture will take place on the 27th of November, 12pm, at VU Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sauletekio av. 9, II Building, JR8 auditorium
On 19-22 July Huang Mengla, widely known as China‘s Paganini, will deliver four concerts in Vilnius, Kaunas and Alytus. The concerts are organised together with Lithuanian National Philharmonic.