Announcements Archive

  • Calligraphy at Edinburgh Castle

    Calligraphy students from the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s classes, can this year see the work of their class tutor, artist Chi Zhang, projected onto the walls of Edinburgh Castle. Augmenting the China presence at this year’s Tattoo were members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army along with dancers and dragons. Topping it all was a stunning ... Read more
  • Edinburgh Graduate Enters Global Quarter Final

    Edinburgh graduate and one of the 2015 Chinese Bridge UK winners, Riona Lesslar, is currently representing the UK in the Global Chinese Bridge Competition taking place in Changsha, Hunan Providence. Riona took part in the European final yesterday and has now advanced to the next round. Our congratulations, best wishes and strong support go to Riona. For ... Read more
  • First night review: It’s Only Words

    Scotland China Association Website Editor Graham Thompson attended the first night of Its Only Words from Chinese speaking Louise Reay. His verdict? “This show is a lot of fun!” Graham also said “True to the show’s claim, even someone who understands very little Chinese can get a lot of laughs from her performance, and quite a ... Read more
  • Chinese shows at Edinburgh’s Festivals

    Edinburgh’s 2015 Festivals feature a  wide range of shows from China. We hope our list is comprehensive. Let us know if we are missing any shows!  And if you only see one of these shows please make sure it is the first on the list from SOAS graduate Louise Reay whose Fringe debut is sponsored ... Read more
  • Win a Trip to China:
    Creative Competition

    Submit a photo, video, essay or piece of fine art to the China Unlimited website and you could win one of 15 trips to China.  The deadline for submissions is Monday 31st August 2015. The ‘China Unlimited’ contest celebrates the 40th Anniversary of China-EU ties. It is open to all citizens of the 28 EU Member ... Read more
  • Spotlight Taiwan Lecture Series 27th Aug 15.00-17.00

    As part of the Spotlight Taiwan programme, Ang Li, one of the most prominent woman writers in Taiwan today will give a lecture on “Sex Food and Politics” on Thursday 27th August 15.00-17.00. In this lecture, she examines the intertwining of gender, food and politics, which continues to break new ground of literary reflection, creating a ... Read more
  • China Morsels
    News you might have missed

    British Brands & Royal Mail Join Chinese E-Commerce Boom Over 130 British brands have set up their online stores in Tmall, the largest B2C online shopping platform in China established in 2014 under Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Karen Millen, Lush, Cambridge Satchel, Twinings, Neal’s Yard, Freshcatch, Tangle Teezer, are just of few of the companies that ... Read more
  • Top Ten Chinese DVDs
    Free Loan

    While Edinburgh’s Int’l Film Festival has a number of Chinese movies on offer from 17-28 June, year round we have a wide ranging selection of subtitled Chinese Language DVDs available at no charge for home viewing. Below are the “Top Ten” films as shown by their ranking on the IMDb website in spring 2015. Check out ... Read more