As the end of May will be a Chinese traditional festival, the Dragon Boat Festival, we hold a special event for our ladies, the Edu Au Pair girls in Beijing, to learn how Chinese women make their spice bags and colours bracelets as a tradition. We started with the spice bags. It requires a little [...]
Date: May 19, 2017, Friday Duration: 10:00 am -12:00 noon, 2 hours Event： Learn about the orgins of the festival; learn how to make zong zi, spice bag and colourful ropes Location: Suite 911, 9th Floor, Aojia Fandian, No.26 Dongzhimenwai Dajie, Chaoyang District, Beijing Meet up: The location above Contact: Miles 15210406270 Wechat ID: milesguo1111 [...]
Another sunny day in Beijing! As the spring is coming, all the flowers bloom, so the teacher chose one of the classic flowers in Chinese painting culture, the peach blossom, to teach our au pairs. Let's have a look how they did! From the basics to complete a Chinese painting by themselves, they learned the whole [...]
Date: April 21, 2017, Friday Duration: 10:30 am -12:00 noon, 1.5 hours Event： Learn the basics of drawing a Chinese painting; experience traditional Chinese culture. Location: 京书房国学艺术学堂，3rd floor, No.29 Guang Qu Men Nei Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing Meet up: 10:15 am at GUANGQUMENNEI Station( Subway Line 7), Exit B Chinese Paingting ( Xuan paper painting) [...]
Yonghegong ( The Lama Temple ) is a famous lamasery located in the northeastern part of the old city of Beijing. It was a palatial residence built in 1694 by Qing Emperor Kangxi for his fourth son, Prince Yongzheng who later succeeded to the throne. Our au pairs experienced the traditional Chinese culture of burning [...]
Upcoming au pair event- Lama Temple, Wu Dao Ying Hutong and Imperial Academy
Tai Chi is one of the Chinese traditional martial arts. As an ancient Kongfu, Tai Chi includes boxing, sword, broadsword, spear, push-hand and etc. Concentrating on correct posture and breathing control. Tai Chi’s movements are fluid, graceful and well balanced, promoting the complete harmony of body and mind. Though originally conceived as a martial art, it [...]
You may always see Chinese play the western music instruments, such as piano and guitar. It is time to show you the authentic Chinese music instrument. Besides learning the Chinese culture heritage, you will get the opportunity to have a taste of Guqin-a seven stringed plucked music instrument in person. It might be a once-in-a-lifetime-experience.