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Winter Blossom Art Fair – Open Call for Participation

Calling all budding artists, student designers, boutique craft shop owners and art colleges! We are seeking entrepreneurial artists inspired by East Asian culture, who are looking to gain greater commercial ...
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Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival at China Exchange

In China, Mid-Autumn Festival is the second most important holiday after Chinese New Year.    Traditionally, this festival marks the harvest and celebrates the harvest moon – seen to be the     ...
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Remembering our late Chairman, Sir David Tang

A year has passed since we lost our founder and Chairman, Sir David Tang. We miss his energy and his passion for “intelligent questions". We continue his legacy by creating ...
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Yan Geling

Interns wanted for September-December 2018

Would you like to build new skills at China Exchange? China Exchange is a dynamic charity based in the heart of London’s Chinatown. We hold both events and activities throughout ...
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Getting Crafty in Chinatown

Over the summer, China Exchange has run Made in Chinatown, a pilot project working with community groups to create unique souvenirs for London’s Chinatown. All items will be sold to ...
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Interns wanted for July-September 2018

Would you like to build new skills at China Exchange? China Exchange is a dynamic charity based in the heart of London’s Chinatown. We hold both events and activities throughout ...
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A Summer Celebration of Chinatown Heritage

During summer 2018, China Exchange is leading a Summer Celebration of Chinatown Heritage, an extensive new project to share the reasons why our neighbourhood is so special.  ...
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Preparing for GDPR on 25 May at China Exchange

On 25 May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. At China Exchange, we are updating our systems to comply with this new legislation ...
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Internships available – April-June 2018

Are you our next China Exchange intern? Applications for our competitive programme are now open. Apply by 23:59 on Wednesday 28 March ...
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Event Stewards Needed at China Exchange

We are looking for new enthusiastic event stewards to join our team on a casual basis ...
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Ten of the Best Chinese Books in Translation

This year’s China in Context festival focuses on the theme of translation; from translating language, to culture and ideas. We’ve asked Nicky Harman, the UK-based prize-winning literary translator, to recommend ...
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New research into Chinatowns soon to be published

For the past year, our CEO Freya has been researching Chinatowns in North America and South East Asia. Inspired by the rapid pace of change in London's Chinatown and using ...
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Hong Kong Focus

Hong Kong Focus at China in Context

China in Context will feature three events with a special focus on Hong Kong. Supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, the focus will celebrate the role that Hong Kong has ...
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China Exchange to host first performance installation

On 22 March, China Exchange will host its first performance installation, in the latest project supported by our Cultivate Programme. Cloud/Plunger explores the unity and the contradiction of opposites ...
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Interns wanted for February-April 2018

Would you like to build new skills at China Exchange? China Exchange is a dynamic charity based in the heart of London’s Chinatown. We hold both corporate and cultural events ...
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China in Context: the UK’s first Chinese writing festival returns to London

China in Context, the UK’s first annual book festival celebrating writers and writing from and about China, is returning to London’s Chinatown for March 2018. Held at China Exchange, the ...
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Welcoming Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018

Join us to celebrate Chinese New Year 2018! Expect celebrations across London as people welcome the Year of the Dog, including a colourful parade in Chinatown, performances in Trafalgar Square, ...
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A Weekend to Remember

China Exchange observed remembrance weekend by joining forces with other leading organisations focused on ensuring the contribution made by the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) is recognised. 140,000 men were recruited ...
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Show your support to the Chinese Labour Corps Memorial Campaign

Join us to support the the Chinese Labour Corps Memorial Campaign which is raising funds for a permanent memorial to ensure the men are not forgotten. A photo book of ...
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Sir David Tang 鄧永鏘 2 August 1954 – 29 August 2017

With heavy hearts, we share that Sir David Tang, our founder and Chairman, has died. Possessor of a fierce intellect, an accomplished pianist (he played at Wigmore Hall and occasionally ...
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Interns wanted for October-December

Would you like to build new skills at China Exchange? China Exchange is a dynamic charity based in the heart of London’s Chinatown. We hold both corporate and cultural events ...
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It’s hip to be square – free public square dancing available in Chinatown through China Exchange & Southbank Centre

Londoners will get a taste of China’s square dancing craze through a new project “Square Dancing: How do you guangchang wu?” led by China Exchange in partnership with Southbank Centre ...
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Missed something or someone at China Exchange? Catch up with our videos

We've welcomed a huge range of guests since we opened in 2015 - maybe you found out about us and our events after one of your heroes had been and ...
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Interns wanted for July-September

Would you like to build new skills at China Exchange? China Exchange is a Chinese-created initiative, funded through donations and support given to champion excellence in all its forms. From ...
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Join the China Exchange Team

We are seeking an energetic person to join our small and hardworking team while our Programme and Venue Manager takes her maternity leave. You can find out more about our ...
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Prudential Series 2017 – first speakers announced!

The Prudential Series returns to China Exchange for 2017. Tickets for the first of our 60 Minutes With talks are now on sale with more names and dates to be ...
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Prudential Series returns – tickets available now!

The Prudential Series returns to China Exchange for 2017. Tickets for the first of our 60 Minutes With talks are now on sale with more names and dates to be ...
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Prudential Series 2017 Returning in March

The Prudential Series is curated and hosted by China Exchange Founder and Chairman, Sir David Tang. The evening events offer audiences an hour of conversation and a Q & A session ...
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Event Stewards Needed at China Exchange

To support our excellent programme of events, we need confident and calm event stewards to work with us on a flexible basis. Duties: Welcoming and directing guests to their events ...
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Masters of the Lunar Verse Event Photo

Interns wanted for April-June

Would you like to build new skills at China Exchange? China Exchange is a Chinese-created initiative, funded through donations and support given to champion excellence in all its forms. From ...
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We’re hiring! Maternity Leave Cover – Programme & Partnerships Manager

We are seeking a dynamic person to join our small and hardworking team while our Programme and Partnerships Manager is on maternity leave. Do you have extensive event management and ...
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Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快乐!

We wish all our visitors, subscribers and curious passersby a very happy Chinese New Year. We're welcoming the rooster with events throughout the Spring Festival detailed below and will be ...
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New Interns Needed for the New Year

Would you like to take a turn at the China Exchange intern? China Exchange presents ideas, debate and artistic expression in search of new ways to help our audiences explore ...
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Audience at Michael Wood event

VAT Milestone

Thank you for helping to make China Exchange a success. As an infant organisation, there are many milestones we are going through in our second year – welcoming a stellar ...
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Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival 2016

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! 中秋节快乐!中秋節快樂! The Mid-Autumn Festival is held every year on the 15th day of the 8th month in the lunar calendar and is celebrated with a three day holiday ...
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Distance Between Opening Night

Qixi Festival (Chinese Valentine’s Day)

Qixi Festival - also known as Chinese Valentine's Day  - falls on the 7th day of the 7th month in the lunar calendar, which this year is Tuesday 9 August ...
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Visitors at the Qing Dynasty Peking Exhibition

Take a turn as a China Exchange intern?

Would you like to help China Exchange deliver a programme of exhibitions and activities focused on visual arts? Our small team welcomes a maximum of two interns at a time ...
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China landscape

Announcing a new Exchange: The Pure Land Series

China Exchange and the Pure Land Foundation are delighted to announce a new Exchange, the Pure Land Series – a programme designed to enrich lives through creativity, spirituality  and self-expression. Audiences ...
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CHINA EXCHANGE BAR

Help us raise the China Exchange Bar!

If you've been to any of our recent Prudential Series events, you may have had a drink at our bar. We're currently experimenting with the bar and would welcome your feedback ...
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Akram Khan surprises dancers at China Exchange

Dancers performing in the special China Exchange and Goldsmith’s Confucius Institute of Dance and Performance were given a surprise last Friday when it was revealed that acclaimed dancer and choreographer ...
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Big Dance Pledge

All qi qi qi, no cha cha cha at the first Big Dance workshop

The Big Dance Pledge kicked off at China Exchange and introduced the aspiring dancers to choreographer Akram Khan's contemporary dance routine infused with Chinese movements ...
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China Exchange to Stage First Play

On 9 June, China Exchange will host its first theatrical production – a performance of I’m Just Here to Buy Soy Sauce (我只是来打酱油的!), a new play supported by our Cultivate ...
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Events Stewards Needed at China Exchange

To support our excellent programme of events, we need confident and calm event stewards to work on a flexible basis ...
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#snapCNY

Join us in celebrating Chinese New Year via Instagram, by entering our #snapCNY Instagram Competition. We want to see your snaps of anything that represents your experience of CNY. Instagram ...
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Chinese New Year Lions

Chinese New Year 2016

Happy Chinese New Year! 恭喜发财! 新年快乐! The Spring Festival or Chinese New Year is traditionally celebrated over 15 days. This year, to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the ...
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TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall with the Chinese Ambassador and Sir David Tang

Royal Opening 2015

On 19 February 2015, the Chinese Year of the Goat, Sir David Tang, Chairman of China Exchange, welcomed TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall along with ...
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