Cultural Activities in Beijing this February

We are facing difficult times at the moment in China. People are worried about getting sick, and transportation and daily life is being disrupted. Despite this, life does still have to go on. If you have decided to stick it out, and are looking for things to do in Beijing in the coming few weeks, there are still several options for cultural activities from Cultural Keys, Culture Yard, Black Sesame Kitchen and B-Electric Beijing . Read on to find out what’s happening!

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Cultural Keys’ happiest moments from the Year of the Pig

 

Failing to live up to its namesake’s stereotypical laziness, the Year of the Pig was a non-stop hurtle from project to project at breakneck speed for Cultural Keys Chinese Culture Centre.

While we were hoping the Year of the Pig would see us raise the profile of our company, and continue to help people access and experience traditional Chinese culture, the number of people who joined us, and the number of partners who decided to work with us, exceeded even our greatest hopes for the year!

Read on to see our happiest moments of the year, and be sure to share yours with us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Spring Festival 2020: What you need to know

Chinese New Year, called Spring Festival in Chinese (春节 Chūnjié), is the largest and most important holiday of the year in China. The coming year is the Year of the Rat and marks the first year in a new cycle of 12 years. It’s a family holiday, and most celebrating on New Year’s Eve is done at home. In the 4-5 days afterwards, temple fairs – markets selling small gifts and food with traditional performances – are also a popular way to celebrate. 

Read on to find out key information if you plan to spend Spring Festival 2020 in Beijing!

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Shijiazhuang? A Cultural Keys hidden gem ‘How-to-Go’ guide!

Old Shijiazhuang train station

What have you heard about Shijiazhuang (石家庄)? Nothing? Well, that’s because it’s popularly believed that there’s nothing to see there! In fact, although there are few attractions in the city centre itself, Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, is surrounded by interesting places that are easy to visit!

Read our 7 reasons why you should give Shijiazhuang a chance! 

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Join Cultural Keys and the British Club Beijing for a guided walk at Guozijian in November!

Wudaoying Hutong and Guozijian Street, located near the Lama Temple, are two of the most interesting streets in Beijing. Wudaoying is lined with cafes, restaurants, bars and boutiques. And Guozijian is home to the Confucius Temple and the Imperial Academy, as well as more cafes and boutiques.

Join Cultural Keys and the British Club Beijing on Tuesday November 12th for a guided walk to discover more about this fascinating area!

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