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PAST EVENTS

JAN. 16, SAT: THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY WITH HUANG YONG SONG, a special event

JAN. 16, 2016, SATURDAY: THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY WITH FOLKLORIST HUANG YONGSONG, a special event

After a sold-out introduction to the Year of the Sheep last year, we are pleased to welcome back Mr. Huang Yong Song, Taiwanese publisher and folklorist, to shed insight into the year ahead. Huang will explain Chinese cultural beliefs, expectations, and traditions for the coming zodiac year. Originally from Taiwan’s Taoshan County, Huang now lives mainly in Beijing. Huang is a passionate educator, promoter and advocate for Chinese traditional folk cultures and cultural heritage: in 1971 Huang co-founded the magazine ECHO to promote traditional Chinese culture (the publication appears in Chinese as Hansheng, or "Chinese Voice") ECHO was named "Best in Asia" by TIME magazine in 2006.

WHAT: The YEAR OF THE MONKEY with Mr. Huang Yong Song

When: Saturday January 16, 2016

Where: Capital M Beijing Time: Lecture begins at 4pm (last until about 6 pm)

Cost: RMB 100 per ticket (includes one free drink)

RSVP via yoopay (https://yoopay.cn/event/20160116lecture) This talk is hosted by the Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center, The Courtyard Institute, Royal Asiatic Society Beijing and Capital M. All proceeds will go towards the Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center.

The Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center’s annual fundraising dinner will be held after the lecture. Join CHP for a delicious meal and intimate talk with Mr. Huang with all proceeds dedicated to protecting Beijing’s cultural heritage. To purchase a ticket to the dinner (includes free admission to the lecture) please contact rosie@bjchp.org

WHAT: The Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center Fundraising Dinner

WHEN: Saturday January 16, 2016

WHERE: Capital M Beijing Time: Dinner begins at 6:30pm

COST: RMB 1,200 per person (includes admission to the lecture)

RSVP: rosie@bjchp.org All proceeds will go towards the Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center.

MORE ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS:

The Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center (CHP): The Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center (CHP) is an officially registered NGO committed to protecting the fabric and culture of old Beijing. Since it’s establishment in 2001, CHP has completed many successful projects in Beijing and a proven track record of standing up for Beijing’s cultural heritage. Past projects in Beijing have included Public Education on Heritage Lecture Series, Media Trainings on In-depth Cultural Heritage Reporting, Beijing Traditional Courtyard Renovation Training, and the Friends of Old Beijing Project. CHP is currently launching a new project focusing on old Beijing: “Project Walk the Old City - Beijing Hutong Conservation Status Survey”. This project will include an on-the-ground, community level survey of Beijing’s hutongs, a database of hutongs in Beijing complete with observations, records and interviews, a hutong survey report submitted to the government and “Walk the Old City: Beijing’s Hutong Handbook” For more information or how to donate follow this link: http://www.zhongchou.com/deal-show/id-297400

Royal Asiatic Society Beijing: RAS Beijing engages Chinese and international academics, policy-makers, artists and media in exploring cultural interactions between China and the rest of the world – past, present and future. RAS Beijing was established in April 2013 as a chapter of the Royal Asiatic Society China. RAS Beijing has an advisory group from China's business and policy communities, and a core team responsible for implementation. It is an independent non-profit volunteer organization.

The Courtyard Institute: The Courtyard Institute was founded by a few friends with a common vision and passion to preserve “Old Beijing Culture”. Together we hope to be able to pursue and share with others our heartfelt interests that include but are not limited to culture, history, heritage preservation, traditional craftsmanship and architecture. Besides regular cultural talks and events, the Courtyard Institute organizes tailor made courses and programs for both adults and children in their beautiful courtyard residence just next to the Imperial City Wall.

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