Calendar

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.

Jan
18
Fri
Wong Ping «Golden Shower» -Exhibition @ Kunsthalle Basel
Jan 18 – May 5 all-day

The Hong Kong-based artist Wong Ping presents newly commissioned and recent videos in his first large-scale institutional solo show. Some of the artworks in Wong Ping’s exhibition Golden Shower contain explicit sexual content, therefore entrance is recommended to viewers aged 16 and older.

Apr
26
Fri
Swiss-Chinese Career Symposium @ StageOne
Apr 26 @ 13:00 – 19:00

Companies meet Young Professionals

Swiss companies present in China and Chinese companies present in Switzerland use the Swiss-Chinese Career Symposium to recruit students, graduates and young professionals for a career in China – respectively in Switzerland. The companies offer a diverse range of positions that are targeted at Chinese talents who were educated in Switzerland and hence have been exposed to both cultures and Swiss talents with an interest for a professional career in China. Seize this opportunity to introduce yourself to the companies, build personal contacts, and learn more about your possible career paths in both cultures.

Apr
28
Sun
Artist Talk with Wong Ping @ Kunsthalle Basel
Apr 28 @ 15:00 – 16:00

In the framework of his solo exhibition Golden Shower, Wong Ping talks about his working process, the video animations, and the installations, moderated by Elena Filipovic, in English.

Apr
30
Tue
«Bangzi Melody» – Movie Screening @ Stadtkino Basel
Apr 30 @ 18:30

Presented by the Confucius Institut Basel

The third film in the series «Drei Generationen Film» will be «Bangzi Melody» by Zheng Dasheng. With a film talk between the director and the filmmaker Mr Song Yunlong.

May
4
Sat
Majiang Workshop @ Yang Language School
May 4 @ 13:00 – 15:00

On Saturday 4 May, Yang Language School will organize a Majiang workshop. Majiang or Mahjong (麻将, májiàng) is a Chinese parlour game. There are different rules and also the 144 pieces can be confusing at first sight. Therefore they will explain the rules of the game to you this afternoon before everybody plays a first round under the guidance of the teacher.

May
10
Fri
“Health, Disease and Healing from the Perspective of Western, Chinese and African Culture” – Seminar
May 10 all-day
May
15
Wed
«Die Wüstengängerin» – Reading and Theme Evening Xinjiang @ Paranoia City Buch & Wein
May 15 @ 19:00
Theme Evening Xinjiang

With a reading by Alice Grünfelder from the book “Die Wüstengängerin”

May
16
Thu
«DISTANCE, RESTRUCTURED» – Installation @ On-Curating Project Space
May 16 – May 19 all-day
The Mas Project of Nicolas Büchi in Curating

Vernissage: Thursday 16.5.2019, 20.00h
Exhibition: 16.5.2019 – 19.5.2019

With this project, Nicolas Büchi will curate the work of the Hong Kong based artist group TRILATERAL LAB for the first time in Europe. It will result in an space-filling installation in Zurich. Within this installation, Berlin-based artist Sergej Vutuc will pickup the composition, rework, remix and reunderstand the original artwork.

The goal is, to find a new and widely interesting way to curate audial composition, visual choreography and give performance artists unusal source material to work on. Through this collaboration, between the original artwork by the Hong Kong based artists and the reperfor- mancing of european based artists, the concept of sheer geographical distance, which results in cultural and sometimes artistic difference, will be rethinked and restructured.

Jun
15
Sat
Swiss Chinese Association: General Assembly @ Néstle S.A.
Jun 15 @ 10:45

This year’s Annual General Assembly of the Swiss-Chinese Association will take place in Vevey on Saturday, June 15. They are guests at the Nestlé SA headquarters building.
The meeting will begin at 10:45 am. From around 13.00, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas between the members of the GSC at the Apéro Riche – with a view of Lac Léman.
From 16.00 to around 17.30, Marc-Henry Leyvraz awaits you in Lavaux, in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, at his vineyard in Rivaz.

 

Jun
19
Wed
Swiss China Update 2019 @ FHNW Campus Olten
Jun 19 @ 17:00 – 20:00

Innovation Partner Switzerland-China: Reality or Illusion?

The Swiss China Update 2019 examines the question of whether Switzerland, as innovation world leader, can benefit from the cooperation with China.

As a participant, you will receive current updates, practice-related insights from experts and the opportunity for exchange. The event is 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.

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