Category Archives: Embassies

Japanese Embassy Launches Cultural Exchange Month

The Japanese Embassy in China is hosting a culture exchange month throughout October. Events began on October 13 with two days of performances by Yamato drummers at 9 Play House. On October 16 and 17, it organized a craftsmanship exhibition from Iwate-ken at the...


Goethe-Institut China Opens New Location in 798

After more than 25 years of language and cultural work in China, Goethe-Institut China has a new location in 798 to provide its cultural programs. The institute is hosting a series of events to mark the opening starting October 29. Terrence Ngassa & Band...


EU-China Strengthen Relations Through Film Fest

September was the opening of the 8th European Union Film Festival (EUFF) in China, one of the highest profile cultural events between the EU and China each year. This year’s film festival launched amid the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the European Union...


Iconic French Film Returns to the Big Screen

Belle De Jour, the 1967 French drama by Spanish cinema master Luis Bunuel, is being screened at Institut Francais on October 9. The screening marks the opening of a commemoration of the Spanish movie master. As Bunuel worked in Spain, Mexico and France, his...


Britain’s War Horse Steps onto Eastern Stage

Chinese theatergoers can catch the award-winning British play War Horse on domestic stages this fall. As part of the 2015 UK-China Year of Cultural Exchange, Britain’s National Theatre Live, known as NT Live, is collaborating with the National Theater of China to bring more...


Kang Jae Kyu’s Films Land at Culture Center

Kang Jae Kyu, the South Korean director of Shiri and Taegukgi, visited the Korean Culture Center earlier this month for a personal film festival. Opening on September 14, the six-day event showcased Kang’s films Shiri, Taegukgi, May Way and Jang-su Sahng-hoe. A meet-up with...


Night of Fashion and Design: 65 Years of Sino-Swiss Relations

The Swiss Embassy delighted guests with a glamorous show and meaningful dialogue on Swiss and Chinese fashion, design and culture as it celebrated its 65th anniversary of bilateral relations on September 14. As one of the first Western countries to recognize the New China...


Alliance Francaise Brings French Romance to Beijing

In the Chinese mind, the words “Paris?and “France” are synonymous with romance. The French capital is one of China’s most popular honeymoon destinations. To bring a French vibe to the capital’s residents and build on the success of the 2014 Romance Autumn Festival, the...


Children Discover Belgian Comics

As a distinct subgroup in the comic history, Belgian comics have exerted a heavy influence on European comic art. To enhance communications between Belgian comic book writers and Chinese readers, the Wallonia-Brussels Delegation in China, Alliance Francaise de Pekin and French Dargaud Comics invited...


Photography Exhibit Brings Milan into Focus

For those who haven’t got the chance to experience the 2015 Milan Expo in person, now is time to take a close look at the Italian city. The Italian Institute of Culture and Today Art Museum are presenting “Exploring Milan: 100 Shoots from the...