Designed in Britain made in China became something of an economic mantra in the last decade

“Designed in Britain, made in China” became something of an economic mantra in the last decade. Commentators saw the UK’s established strengths in design, creativity and branding could be matched with China’s manufacturing base to lucratively sell high-value goods across the globe. It was a globalisation story that people readily warmed to, playing as it […]

Queen Mary University’s event celebrating rich culture of China’s Sichuan province

Photo Credit: Gary Schwartz Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) played host to an event celebrating the rich culture of China’s Sichuan province. “Cultural China and Splendid Sichuan” was held recently in QMUL’s Octagon Hall. The event featured a myriad of cultural experiences highlighting the ancient Shu culture and the landscape of Sichuan, including an […]

Chinese director’s movie magic comes to Birmingham

Ground-breaking Chinese director Evans Chan will introduce a ‘mini film festival’ featuring three of his best-known movies, as part of the University of Birmingham’s fourth Arts & Science Festival. The world-renowned director will also answer questions on his works in discussions, led by guest hosts, after each screening of the movies.  Taking place at mac Birmingham […]

Chinese Documentaries at Open City (London)

London’s biggest celebration of documentary filmmaking festival is already in full swing, having started on Tuesday and ending this Sunday 21 June. Open City Documentary Festival continues nurturing the art of documentary, with an exciting array of films from over 25 countries and a special spotlight on China this year. Be sure to check out the […]