Saturday, March 28, 2009

Inner Mongolia Photo Exhibition

Photo Exhibition Click on the information to enlarge.

Spring Wine Fair in Beijing

Wine in China
We have the pleasure to invite you to the Opening Ceremony of
"Beijing 2009 Spring Wine Fair"
will be on Friday April 17th from 18H00 to 24H00.
We will have a special promotion of 20% discount on wines only during that evening.
Please be kind to inform all the people you know who wish to purchase wine, that they are also welcome to this opening ceremony.
Looking forward to welcome you.
Yours sincerely of "A bientot".
Eric Thevenet
Store Manager of Carrefour Beijing Shuangjing Store
The store is located 31 Guangqu Road, Chaoyang District,"East-South East"of Beijing, exactly between 3rd and 4th rings,10 minutes from Sanlitun driving south by the 3rd ring.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Premium International Wine Tasting

Hotels in Beijing

Books on China and Beijing

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

5 Star accomodation with 50% discount

Westin Hotel Financial District in Beijing is offering up to 50% discounts for accomodation booked before 23rd March, 2009 for people staying in the hotel from now until 7th September, 2009.

See the following link to take advantage of these rates:

Hotels in Beijing

Books on China and Beijing

Raise the Red Lantern Ballet

Raise the Red Lantern Ballet

This stunningly beautiful, dynamic and entertaining ballet written by Zhang Yimou has once again been performed here in Beijing. The ballet has been performed annually and is a rich cultural performance not to be missed at the National Centre for Performing Arts (The Egg) if you have the chance to see it while in Beijing.
See for ticketing details. If you have missed the performances for the current season keep an eye on for future performances.

Inside The Egg Foyer
Inside the theatre foyer

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Invitation to taste Sake in Beijing

Sake Tasting Flier
Bei at Opposite House hotel in Sanlitun invites you to Sake Tasting with John Gauntner who will host a number of events. John Gauntner is the world's leading non Japanese sake expert.
An introduction to sake will include tastings on Saturday 21st March at 5pm (English) running for approximately 2 hours. This course is designed to make sake "approachable for everyone".
Sunday March 22nd offers sake and hors d'oeurves at 4.30pm (Chinese with English translation) running for approximately 3 to 4 hours.
388RMB includes sake and food.
The final event will include a 6 course dinner including a variety of sake tastings on Monday 23rd March at 7pm. (English).
988RMB includes all food and beverages.
+8610 6410 5230 (bookings are required)
Building No. 1
11 Sanlitun Road
Chao Yang District
Just north of 3.3 Shopping Centre and 500 metres north of The Village Shopping Centre in Sanlitun.

Books on China and Beijing

China Cupid

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Bargain Hunting in Beijing

Bargain Hunting

It is well worth your time keeping an eye open for bargains to be found if you are willing to haggle with people selling in the street underpasses found all over Beijing. Know your products and their value and you can't lose. Buy a cosy winter blanket for 20RMB or a bunch of carnations for 15RMB!

Monday, March 09, 2009

How To Use Hong Kong Metro

The Hong Kong subway is high-tech and easy-to-use. Even the ticket machines are interactive. Press on your destination on the metro map and your fare is automatically displayed.

Hotels in Beijing

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Liu Gang Merlin Champagne & Regalia

尤伦斯当代艺术中心和蘭 LAN CLub诚邀阁临

Liu Gang Merlin Champagne & Regalia

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art and Lan Club are pleased to invite you to the opening of
Liu Gang , Merlin Champagne & Regalia
开幕时间: 2009年3月7日 周六 20:30 - 22:00
Opening time: March 7, 2009 from 20:30 - 22:00

Exhibition time: March 7, 2009 to April 4, 2009

策展人:丁伟达 白雪
Curators : David Spalding and Snehana Krasteva

地点:UCCA LAN (D)艺术空间
Venue : UCCA LAN (D) at Lan Club
地址:北京市朝阳区建国门外大街乙12号双子座大厦F / 4层
Address: 4F Twin Tower, B12 Jianguomen Waidajie

For more information, please contact
蘭 LAN Club:吴小姐 010 5109 6012
LAN Club Tina Wu 010 5109 6012
尤伦斯当代艺术中心:推广部 010 8672 1002
UCCACommunications Dept. 010 8672 1002

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Wintery Nest Beijing

Wintery Nest With warmer weather predicted the final ice and snow lingering in Olympic Park should soon disappear.