CULTURE

 

7 kinds of Chinese dumplings to try right now



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 20, 2017


26th September is National Dumpling Day in the UK (apparently it’s a thing, people). From dumpling fans Yao and CJ, here’s a rundown of fantastic foods and where to find them in London.   1. Shuijiao Com...

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London East Asia Film Festival announces star-studded lineup



CHINA , UK, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE September 13, 2017


The London East Asia Film Festival yesterday announced a stellar selection of films showing this October in 7 London venues, including Picturehouse Central, Regent Street Cinema, Empire Cinema Haymarket, ODEON Panton Street and Ri...

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The rise of Chinese hip hop



CHINA , CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 13, 2017


Hip hop is a genre of music you would associate mainly with western society, with huge talents emerging from the US and UK and being able to make a huge amount of money as a result. It is not particularly a genre that would be ass...

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Last Days of Shoreditch announce anti-Oktoberfest



Europe, Europe, LONDON LIFE, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, FOOD, CULTURE, CULTURE September 12, 2017


With just a few more weeks to go until Germany's biggest beer festival kicks off, organisers for Last Days of Shoreditch have announced an alternative event for those tired of the usual lederhosen, Weiss beer and sa...

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Lady in China wins the Guinness record for longest eyelashes



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 08, 2017


Guinness World Records - originally the Guinness Book of Records - the ultimate authority on record-breaking achievements, started out as an idea for a book of facts to solve arguments in pubs.   You Jianxia of Changzhou, J...

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