Have we got a year for you! 2021 is full of fun and interesting events from CK – including photo walks, tours, workshops and a retreat! We really have something for everyone!
Read on to see exactly what we have on offer. Everything is open for booking, so have your diary at the ready! And don’t forget to check back often to see the latest information and updates!
Last updated: June 8th
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Summer is here in the capital! This month there are three noteworthy dates for your diary: Children’s Day on the 1st, Dragon Boat Festival on the 14th and Summer Solstice on the 21st!
Read on to find out more about these special days!
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In order to better share information and encourage exchange and discussion on a range of topics related to Chinese culture, Cultural Keys is pleased to announce the opening of our very own WeChat group!
Read on to find out more about the group, what its benefits are, and how you can join!
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If there was one art form that best exemplifies traditional China, particularly the golden ages of the Tang and Song dynasties, it would be calligraphy.
Although calligraphy is now thought of as an art form, traditionally it was much more – a way to cultivate personal character. It was considered essential for any cultured person to be skilled in calligraphy (as well as the related skill, painting).
Read on to find out how you can experience this beautiful art form on our next calligraphy workshop!
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May is the month when spring transitions into summer. Although in the west (northern hemisphere) summer doesn’t begin until the solstice on June 21st, in China summer already began on May 5th with the start of the seventh solar term, Lixia.
At Cultural Keys, we thought we’d look back on spring by sharing some of the beautiful sights we saw with you! Let us know what you think, and be sure to tag us on social media (see below) if you’d like us to share yours!
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In May we’ve got four exciting events coming up for your enjoyment! This month’s presentation is on Traditional Chinese Ink Painting. At CK we’ve often mentioned how underappreciated Beijing’s neighbour to the south is, and we are excited to be able to introduce more people to Tianjin through two guided walks to help you explore! And finally we’ll have a traditional Chinese calligraphy workshop.
Read on for more information!
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