calendar of China events

Exhibitions, Readings, Concerts, Networking events and more.

Find events related to China in and around Zurich in our calendar of events. There's always something going on in Zurich Chinatown.

Scenery of Mind – Exhibition @ Galerie am Platz
May 27 – Jul 7 all-day

Vernissage: 27 May, 11:00 – 13:00
Finissage: 7 July, 15:00 – 17:00

The Chinese artist Xu Ying (Swiss Icon, 瑞 士 图 标) shows her works in the gallery “am Platz” in Eglisau.



Swiss China Update 2018 @ Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Jun 21 @ 17:00 – 20:00

China is challenging Europe, the USA and also Switzerland. Switzerland has maintained intensive diplomatic and economic contacts with the world power China for decades. Recent developments such as the Syngenta acquisition and the New Silk Road project fuel reservations about China. What are the sensible strategies of Swiss companies and institutions in their exchange with China? Swiss China Update 2018 is investigating this question.

Participants receive the latest facts, insights from experts and the opportunity for exchange. The event is intended as a knowledge and networking event for all those interested in China and aims to contribute to the development of a genuine win-win partnership between China and Switzerland.


Ambassador Johannes Matyassy,
China expert Xinhua Wittmann,
Marcel Perren, Tourism Director Lucerne,
Thomas Wagner, President of the Swiss-China Society,
Peter Gehler, Siegfried AG


Esther Girsberger, publicist

«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.

«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.

«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.

Swiss-Chinese Life Sciences Forum 2018 @ Novartis Campus
Sep 13 @ 13:30 – 17:30

“Chinese Pharma Goes Global”

The University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, and The Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce the second Swiss-Chinese Life Sciences Forum to promote collaboration between Switzerland and China, in particular in the health sector and life sciences industry.

«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.

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