Film about Japanese diplomat who saved Jews premièred in Vilnius
Friday, October 16, 2015
On 14 October, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius attended the première of the film Persona Non Grata about a Japanese ambassador in Lithuania who issued visas to Jews during World War Two, saving thousands of people from death.
Persona Non Grata
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On April 25, 2017, the Sugihara Group for Kaunas-Japan Relations Development was established. Soon to be approved by decree of the Mayor of Kaunas, the main purpose of the group is to bring together a wide range of organisations and Kaunas residents who together contribute towards positive relations between Kaunas and Japan.
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