Cultural Events Archive

  • The Edinburgh Review China Edition

    2008 has been a year when the world focused on China. Recognising the importance of China to Scotland, the 124th edition of the Edinburgh Review focuses on China. As ever this well established Scottish journal features essays, short fiction, poetry and reviews all on China. In addition, there are a selection of photographs from the recent ... Read more
  • My China Now – September 2008

    Event Date: 07/09/2008 To coincide with the exhibition ‘China: A Photographic Portrait’ at the City Art Centre, the Filmhouse, working with the Confucius Institute for Scotland, presents three programmes of short and experimental films from the moving image project My China Now, which aims to redefine modern-day China in moving images through the prism of a dynamic ... Read more
  • Free Guided Tours on offer

    Free guided tours are on offer to those attending this summer’s must see exhibition at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre. For Sunday visitors, or for small groups of visitors on a pre-arranged basis, special guided tours are on offer which will reveal the story behind just a few of the 590 photographs on display in ‘China: A Photographic Portrait’. ... Read more
  • Five Star Exhibition on China – September 2008

    This summer visit Edinburgh’s City Art Centre to see the enthralling ‘China: A Photographic Portrait’ This exhibition from the Guangdong Museum of Art is a remarkable photographic exhibition, both in its scale and the insight it provides into the changing lives of the people of China. Over 250 Chinese photographers provide an incredible picture of the ... Read more
  • Charity Concert Sichuan Earthquake Funds – June 2008

    `Wings of Life` a major fundraising event will be hosted by the University of Edinburgh in the McEwan Hall, next Tuesday 3 June. Featuring a mixture of Chinese and Western dance and music, the idea for the concert came from Chinese students studying in the University. They have, in association with the Chinese Consulate in Edinburgh, ... Read more
  • China: A Photographic Portrait, 2008

    This ground breaking and hugely popular exhibition from the Guandong Museum of Art, ran at the City Art Centre, Edinburgh for ten weeks in summer 2008 and was seen by over 11,000 visitors. Around 600 vivid, controversial and thought-provoking images covering 1951-2003 prompted rave reviews from the public and press. “enlightening and very moving” “best photographic exhibition I ... Read more
  • China: A Photographic Portrait – July – September 2008

    Major exhibition at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre. The only UK opportunity to catch an unprecedented and unique photographic exhibition, documenting the changing face of China over 50 years, comes to the City Art Centre in Edinburgh this summer. Comprising almost 600 frank images – selected from more than 100,000 works by over 1,000 Chinese photographers – this ... Read more
  • Lantern Festival Launches CNIS

    First Minister opens 2008 programme. Strengthening our links with China in education, commerce, culture and science will help create the Celtic Lion economy we aspire to, First Minister Alex Salmond said today. The First Minister was speaking at the launch of China Now In Scotland (CNIS), the largest festival ever in Scotland to be devoted to China. The ... Read more