Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Urumqi Night Market

Urumqi Night Market

Urumqi in Xinjiang Autonomous Province is situated in the far north west of China between Mongolia and Kazakhstan.

Urumqi Night Market

Urumqi is the capital of Xinjiang Province and is known for its lively night markets, when fresh produce is brought to the city from the hinterland and sold. Look out for the fresh watermelons, lamb and other local delicacies of the Uyghur minority.

Urumqi Night Market

Images © Daniel Allen

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Beaujolais Nouveau in Beijing

Beaujolais Nouveau in Beijing

Dear Wine Customers,

Be the first to Taste the Beaujolais Nouveau at Midnight!

This Wednesday evening, November 19th, from 6 pm to 1 am, we are organizing a "Wine" tasting, then a "Beaujolais Nouveau" tasting:

It's a French custom: On every 3rd Thursday of November, we taste the Beaujolais Nouveau, made with the grapes of the year.
So at midnight we will taste it with you and discover the flavours and fragrances.

1 - Nov 19th from 6 pm to midnight: "Red and White wine tasting"
2 - Nov 20th from midnight to 1 am : "Beaujolais Nouveau tasting"

Beaujolais Nouveau in Beijing

Looking forward to welcome you,

Yours sincerely

Jessica
Secretary of Carrefour Beijing Shuangjing Store

The store is located 31 Guang Qu Road; Chaoyang District, "East-South East" of Beijing, exactly between 3rd and 4th rings, 10 minutes from Sanlitun driving south on the 3rd ring.

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Olympic Park Sculpture

Olympic Park Sculpture

See photographs of sculptures in Beijing's Olympic Park.


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Saturday, November 15, 2008

United Fleets Peng Rong

United Fleets Peng Rong

United Fleets
Check out this exhibition by Peng Rong and many other provoking and less discovered exhibitions in the Jinchang Art Distict, Beihuqu Road, Anwaibeiyuan Street, Chaoyang. Telephone: 010 52023865

United Fleets
Also worth a look is Lukas Birk’s solo exhibition called Junsui where he explores black through the medium of photography.

See the exhibit in Shi Tang Alternative Space, D1007 in Jiuchang Art District. Telephone: 010 52023865

Access by car is rather easy from the Jing Cheng expressway between the 4th and 5th Ring Roads.

United Fleets

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Monday, November 10, 2008

Unicef Greeting Cards in Beijing

Unicef Greeting Cards in Beijing

Give a UNICEF greeting card and help children in China. For expats or visitors in China looking to share the festive spirit with family and friends ordering cards through the UNICEF e-shop on http://www.unicef.org/china/shop is a convenient way to organize cards.

Unicef Greeting Cards in Beijing


Outlets can also be found in some hotels and shopping malls like Holiday Inn at Lido, Full Tower, TYG Tower, China World Mall, Kerry Centre Shopping Mall and Pacific Century Place.

You can even have your own greeting printed on cards.
Call 106532 3131, ext 2007/6 or email china.children@unicef.org

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Queer As Folk Documentary Series

Queer As Folk Documentary Series

Coming up on November 23 at The Boat club in Sanlitun, is a look at see China's gay culture through the eyes of independent filmmaker Xiao Gang.



Access - Getting There

The Boat
8 Liangmahe Nanlu (west of Sanlitun Beijie), Chaoyang District
Free. 9 pm. (Tel: 5191 6192)

For more info on QAF Beijing visit their website

Sunday, November 09, 2008

Autumn in Beijing

Autumn in Beijing

Beijing autumn maples

Beijing really knows how to turn on idyllic weather with clear, crisp autumn days at this time of the year.

Beijing autumn in the park
Blue skies abound with sometimes frosty mornings, the odd breeze and magnificent sunsets, all perfect for relaxing in the many beautiful parks or enjoying lunch by the lakes at Houhai.

Beijing in fall
Beijing Weather

Winter Weather

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Pecha Kucha Beijing 2008

Pecha Kucha Beijing 2008

Pecha Kucha Beijing 2008 was held on October 25 at The Village at Sanlitun, The Orange.

Pecha Kucha Beijing 2008

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