Calendar

Jun
7
Thu
«I wish you a lot of fish» – public guided tour @ Chinagarden Zurich
Jun 7 @ 18:00 – 19:00

In Chinese, happiness can quickly turn into fish: words can have a completely different meaning if emphasized incorrectly. This can lead to comic or tragic confusion, for example between fish and happiness, questions and kisses, four and death.

Public guided tour with Liliane Hidber.

Jul
5
Thu
«Clever monkeys, brave tigers» – public guided tour @ Chinagarden Zurich
Jul 5 @ 18:00 – 19:00

Tigers, monkeys, turtles and dragons, who explores the Chinese garden meets numerous animal paintings and thus also himself. Because: In the Chinese horoscope we are all animals.

Public guided tour with Evelyne Marti.

Aug
2
Thu
«Love and Life in Chinese Gardens» – public guided tour @ Chinagarden Zurich
Aug 2 @ 18:00 – 19:00

Emperors, tangerines, civil servants and concubines lived in Chinese gardens. The concubines had to undergo some preparations before they were admitted. The gardens were built according to order of priority and designed with pavilions, various types of windows, paths and plants. What does this actually look like in Zurich?

Public guided tour with Liliane Hidber.

Sep
6
Thu
«Flying Dragons and Immortals…» – public guided tour @ Chinagarden Zurich
Sep 6 @ 18:00 – 19:00

Since the Chinese garden is a triad of horticulture, architecture and poetry, animals and mythical creatures as ink drawings and ceramics are an essential component. Traditional legends – still told today – vividly reflect the diversity of the Chinese people.

Public guided tour with Manuela Zimmermann.

Oct
4
Thu
«What we owe to ancient Chinese culture» – public guided tour @ Chinagarden Zurich
Oct 4 @ 18:00 – 19:00

Did you know, for example, that the Japanese style bonsai of today originate from the garden art of the Empire of China? And that paper (also paper money and toilet paper), porcelain and silk were produced in China for the first time?

Public guided tour with Evelyne Marty.