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Past Events

2019 Events

The 7th Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC) Conference, University of Sydney Centre in China, Suzhou, 21 – 24 November 2019

2019 Australian Writers Week, Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Foshan, Xi’an, Hong Kong and Taipei 20-27 March 2019

ANZAC Day Dawn Service, New Zealand Embassy, Beijing, Thursday 25 April 2019

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2018 Events

Slingsby Theatre Company's Emil and the Detectives, Art Space for Kids (A.S.K.) Shanghai, 21 December 2018 - 6 January 2019

Queensland Ballet 2018 China tour, Liam Scarlett’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, November 2018

Windmill Theatre Co, Beep China tour, September-November 2018

6th Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC) Conference: Global Conncections: Space, Place and Shared Destiny, 1-3 November 2018, Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu

Australia Writes: Josephine Wilson and Nicholas Jose, 4 November 2018, IFS Yanjiyou Bookstore, Chengdu 

The Australian Ballet ninth China tour, David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty, 11-28 October 2018

Opera Australia, Puccini's Madama Butterfly China tour, 4-26 October 2018

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre, Desert, 6:29pm, Wuzhen Theatre Festival, 18-20 October 2018

Australia@Beijing Design Week 2018, 21 September - 5 October 2018

Australian feature at the 2018 Beijing Media Art Biennale (BMAB), CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, 5-24 September 2018

The Last Great Hunt, New Owner, The A.S.K (Art Space for Kids), Shanghai, 6-23 September 2018

Approaches to heritage management across capitals: Perspectives from Canberra and Beijing,  6 September 2018, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists An international touring exhibition produced by the National Museum of Australia, 3 July - 2 September 2018

Australian Writers Week in China, 15-24 March 2018

International Women's Day Brunch with Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate, 8 March 2018

The 16th International Conference of Australian Studies in China, 21-23 June 2018


2017 Events

45th Anniversary of Australia-China Diplomatic Relations, 21 December 2017

Graeme Base China, 17 November - 2 December 2017

Australia Performs, September-December 2017

Australia@Beijing Design Week , 27 September - 6 October 

NAIDOC Week 2017, 2-9 July  

Australian Writers Week in China, 10-18 May  

AFL Premiership Season game - Port Adelaide v Gold Coast, 14 May 

Dialogues with the Dreaming: the art of Zhou Xiaoping in Australia, 1-17 April 

ANZAC Day Dawn Service, 24 April  

International Women’s Day with Professor Emma Johnston, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of New South Wales and head of the Applied Marine and Estuarine Ecology Lab (AMEE), 5-13 March

Chinese Contemporary Art – A Fresh Look, 9 March

Australian author Madeleine O'Dea at the Shanghai International Literary Festival, 10-22 March 

Launch of China-Australia Year of Tourism 2017 in Australia, 5 February


2016 Events

Savour Australia, 17 November 2016

Award-winning Australian journalists to share their craft in China, 24 October 2016

Pioneer of Australian literature in translation, Professor Li Yao to be honoured in Beijing, 11 October 2016  

Australia@Beijing Design Week, 22 September - 7 October

Australian Writers' Week, 6-21 March


2015 Events

Australian Writers Week in China, March 14-27


2014 Events

Elliot the Bull, China, May

Grigoryan Brothers Beijing Tour, April


2013 Events

A Decade in China – The Ebb and Flow of Change and Exchange, 22 September

Songs from the labyrinth at 798, 9-10 August


International Festival Chorus - The Dream of Gerontius, 18 May

Duo Merindah and Anthony Garcia, 17 May  - 2 June

Chinese Gods - An Exhibition by Daivd Jay Reed, 19 May - 1 June

Tu Di Shen Ti - Museum Exhibition
Australian Writers Week, 16 - 23 March

The Australian Duo of Classic Guitar, 22- 31 March

Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition, January-March

Creative Partnerships with Asia, January


2012 Events

Beijing Post hosts gala dinner to celebrate law enforcement cooperation, November


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