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Yang Meng - Feng Huai Yu - Cello recital

Yang Meng a cellist educated in both China and the United States, was the former principal cellist in the Orchestra of National Centre for the Performing Arts. 
Feng Huai Yu 
Huaiyu has performed in different places, nations and across continents in the form of solo recital, chamber music recital and opera productions. 
Don't miss this wonderful soloist in the best acoustic of Beijing ...


Date: Friday, December 29th 

Time: 7:30 pm 

Price: Adults 180 RMB, students 80 RMB. 

Without booking:200 RMB (Adult), 100 RMB (student/children) 

Book ticket: 010 - 51661201 

Address: La Plantation concert hall, Art Base One D area, Shunbai road, Hegezhuang village Chaoyang district, Beijing.璃墟艺术中心



By far the city’s largest marketplace for families seeking the ideal education for their children, BISE has been running since 2011. Last year’s event brought together over 7,000 visitors with 128 educational institutions and providers. 

This year’s theme is Innovation 2018. What new ideas, approaches, and practices will help schools equip students for the changing challenges of the 21st century? Visitors will also receive a free copy of Beijing’s most comprehensive bilingual school choice guide.


BISE is organized by True Run Media, publishers of beijingkids and Jingkids. As a Beijing-based, blilingual company, we understand the needs of local parents and the international community, as well as working closely with schools. We draw on years of experience to ensure parents have the most comprehensive and accurate information, to help them in making this crucial decision for their children. 

BISE 2018 will be held at Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel from Jan 13-14 (10am-4pm), with over 2,000 sqm of exhibition space for more than 100 exhibitors ranging from preschool to high school and after-school programs.

Scan the QR codes below to register.


2018 Countdown Party! 


Date: December 31, 2017 

Time: 9pm-4am 

Website: Please Click Here  

Venue Name: Atmosphere - China World Summit Wing 

Address: 80/F, China World Summit Wing, 1 Jianguomenwai Dajie, by Jintong East Lu 朝阳区建国门外大街1号北京国贸大酒店80层 

Phone: 6505 2299 ext. 6433

A Toast to New Beginnings at Centro


Date: December 31, 2017 

Time: 9.30pm 


Venue Name: Centro - Kerry Hotel, Beijing. 

Address: 1/F, Kerry Hotel, 1 Guanghua Lu朝阳区光华路1号北京嘉里大酒店一层 

Phone: 6561 8833

New Year’s Eve at Kerry's Kitchen


Date: December 31, 2017 

Time: 17:30 


Venue Name: Kerry's Kitchen - Kerry Hotel, Beijing 

Address: 1/F, Kerry Hotel, 1 Guanghua Lu, Chaoyang District 朝阳区光华路1号嘉里酒店1层 

Phone: 6561 8833

Jersey Boys


Date: December 30, 2017 - January 13, 2018 

Time: 7.30pm (weekend matinees, 2.30pm) 

Price: RMB199-1,299 

Venue Name: Tianqiao Performance Center 

Address: North of Yongding Gate永定门北

Sofar Sounds New Year's Special

Sofar (Songs From a Room) Sounds, also known as the secret gig movement, returns to Beijing this November. Taking pride in curating relatively secret gigs in small, intimate settings, these gigs are a unique chance for music lovers to listen to emerging artists. 


Date: Sat 30 Dec 

Time: 2-5:30pm 

Event admission: FREE 

Book ticket: Please Click Here

Great Wall NYE 2017 

A festival filled with fresh air, blue skies, black runs and white-hot parties, this edition of the Great Wall Snow Festival will also see a return of everyone's favourite activities including Rave on Snow, Go Skiing, Human Bowling, Snowball Fights as well as the introduction of Mountainside Bottomless Brunches and Feast's on the Piste.


Date: Sun 31 Dec 

Time: 1pm-2am 

Event admission: 250RMB; 180RMB (presale) 

Venue name: Huaibei International Ski Resort

Address: Hefangkou Cun, Huaibei Zhen, Huairou district 怀柔区怀北镇河防口村 

Tommy Cash

Having gained a cult following thanks to his wild live performances and unsettling music videos, flamboyant Estonian rapper Tommy Cash lays down his idiosyncratic, genre-hopping tunes at Yugong Yishan alongside the Asian Dope Boys crew. 


Date: Sat 30 Dec 

Time: 11:30pm-4am 

Event admission: 220RMB; 180RMB (presale) 

Venue name: Yugong Yishan (愚公移山) 

Metro: Metro: Zhangzizhong Lu 

Address: 3-2 Zhangzizhong Lu, Dongcheng district 东城区张自忠路3-2号段祺瑞执政府旧址西院