Victor Zhang: Chinese Heritage – Heysen of Australia

Victor Zhang Adelaide Artist

Victor Zhang: Chinese Heritage – Heysen of Australia 16 April – 7 May 2017 The Royal SA Society of Arts Inc. Gallery. President Rev Vikki Waller & Director Bev Bills, OAM welcome you to the opening of the Victor Zhang Chinese Heritage -Heysen of Australia To be opened 2.00pm Sunday 23rd April by Acting Consul-General Mr. Yuncai Mei An exhibition of artworks by RSASA Fellow Chinese Artist of China & Australia Where: Royal SA Society of Arts Inc. Gallery Level 1, Institute Building, Cnr North Tce & Kintore Ave Adelaide Exhibition Dates; 16th April-7th May 2017 Gallery Hours Weekdays 10.30-4.30pm Weekends 1.00pm -4.00pm. Closed Public Holidays Ph: (08) 8232 0450 Victor Zhang is an adventurer, lover of nature, beauty and an important international artist who graduated from the “Class of 1954”, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. Victor was enrolled at China’s premiere University studying sketching and oil painting

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Solo exhibition of Victor Zhang, “Chinese Heritage – Heysen of Australia”

Victor Zhang Artist

  ‘Victor Zhang: Chinese Heritage – Heysen of Australia’ 16 April – 7 May 2017 Official opening Sunday 23 April at 2.00pm by the Acting Consul-General Mr Yuncai Mei. Where: RSASA Gallery, Level 1, Institute Building, Cnr North Tce & Kintore Ave, Adelaide 5000 Gallery Hours: Mon – Friday 10.30 – 4.30pm, Sat & Sun 1 – 4pm. Closed Public Holidays. Ph: (08) 8232 0450 www.facebook.com/rsasarts [email protected] www.rsasarts.com.au Victor Zhang (b.1933) Victor Zhang is an important international artist emerging from the “Class of 54” at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. After thirty prolific years of painting in China and master of the “Tianchi” style he migrated to Adelaide with his wife and five daughters. Victor’s former classmates and teachers include the international respected and recoginized Zhan Jianjun, Zhang Wei, Xu Shuzhi, Liu Xilin and Abdukerim Nasirdin. Victory Zhang has participated in major exhibitions and international seminars in

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Join the China Power Club!

Chen Shaoliang and members of the China Power Club

China Power Club is Port Adelaide’s premium business matching forum for Australian and Chinese companies. Five exclusive events will be held in 2017, bringing together Port Adelaide’s partners in both China and Australia. They include: An inner sanctum experience at Alberton Oval, the spiritual home of the Port Adelaide Football Club. An exclusive event to coincide with the AFL’s first ever game to be played in China, in Shanghai in May (tickets to the game are also included). An opportunity to present at an investment attraction forum prior to the Round 13 game against Brisbane at the Adelaide Oval, followed by an exclusive business matching event. Invitation to the Before the Bounce event preceding the AFL Multicultural Round match against St Kilda on 29 July, and; Tickets to the Port Goes… Gala Auction (mid-year). For further information on China Power Club, please contact Claire Bunten on [email protected]

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Chinese Premier Mr Li Keqiang presented original guernsey depicting a ‘Chinese Boat’

Chinese Premier Mr Li Keqiang at Port Power vs Sydney Swans Game

Australian Football League and Port Adelaide Football Club legend turned artist Gavin Wanganeen, produced this one of a kind original guernsey that he presented to the Chinese Premier Mr Li Keqiang at the Port Power game against the Sydney Swans. The guernsey reflects the trading that occurred between Aboriginal & Chinese people for 1000’s of years in the North. Contrary to the broadly held view that indigenous Australians were isolated on their island continent, seafaring visitors in fact arrived long before British settlement. For hundreds of years there may have been an export economy in northern Australia driven by the Chinese appetite for trepang (sea cucumber). In October 2015, Conan Fahey from the Australia China Development Company and Chinese Actress Lily Ji visited Ulba Bunij clan country in Mt Borradaile, Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory to film a Northern Territory Tourism documentary for the Greater China market entitled ‘Catch

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Congratulations to 57 Films team for their collaboration with Chinese production company Ciwen Media!

Paul Ryan, Director @ 57 Films

Congratulations to Paul Ryan and the 57 Films team for their collaboration on the ‘Speed’ series with Chinese production company Ciwen Media! “15 episodes of Speed, a 32-part Chinese TV and online series, are scheduled to shoot in South Australia over three weeks. The $2.5m shoot will employ around 50 local crew, alongside 120 cast and crew from China. From Beijing-based Chinese broadcaster Ciwen Media, Speed follows the journey of an underground street racer who goes on to race professionally. The production will be serviced by 57 Films, which faced competition from producers in Canada, Italy and the USA to secure the production.” “57 Films, headed by Paul Ryan, has positioned itself as a “China engaged” partner and produced a Chinese-Australian cooking show Chef Exchange featuring Adelaide celebrity chef Jock Zonfrillo and Shandong chef Qu Jianmin, which is going into its second series. Together with Port Adelaide Football Club, it

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Chinatown Adelaide’s Pick of the Fringe : A CUATRO (FLAMENCO)

A CUATRO (FLAMENCO)

Flamenco rhythms in 4. 4 performances. Finalists for the Fringe Dance Award 2016 and winner in 2014, the producer of ‘Tablao’ and ‘Flamenqueando’ presents ‘A Cuatro’. Featuring award winning Madrid trained dancer Rosalie Cocchiaro, acclaimed international Flamenco singer Naike Ponce (Cadiz Spain); Aria nominated guitarist Damian Wright (Bandaluzia); Jessica Statham, named one of Dance Australia magazines most outstanding dancers 2013; brilliant jazz percussionist James Hauptmann (James Morrison, Vince Jones) and breathtaking violinist Victoria Phillips (Adelaide Conservatorium of Music). “dazzling..stunning” The Advertiser “explosive, captivating, intoxicating” Rip it Up “the dancing — by turns seductive, graceful, vehement, amusing — and always superbly controlled.” Alan Brissenden “this show brings you a slice of Spain boasting some of the most sharply percussive flamenco I’ve ever seen.” Whats On In Adelaide Presented by: Flamenqueando Productions – Rosalie Cocchiaro & The Garage International Adelaide Dancer Rosalie Cocchiaro’s company Flamenqueando Productions formed in 2014 after she returned

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Lunar New Year in Chinatown Adelaide announced 2017

Lunar New Year 2016 an insider guide

Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia (CASA) have officially announced that Lunar New Year Celebrations will be held on 4th February 2017! The Street Party on Moonta Street (Chinatown) and Gouger Street will be filled with stalls, exhibitions, and entertainment from cultural groups showcasing Asian cultures and traditions of arts, crafts and foods. This year, it is anticipated that over 20,000 people fwill be expected to attend the Street Party! The Lunar New Year celebrations in Adelaide get bigger and better every year. Here’s hoping for great weather! We’ll keep you updated with many more details soon. If you are interested in becoming a stallholder you can download the application here  or call Jacky Yang on 0425 511 113.

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Good Fortune Market

Good Fortune Market

Good Fortune Market is a melting pot of food, fun and entertainment for everyone with an emphasis on all things Asian. Elder Park will continue to delight patrons with delicious food, stunning design and good vibes. From the creative minds behind exciting events including the Royal Croquet Club and Alpine Winter Village, the Good Fortune Market will transport you all the way to the vibrant streets of Asia. Vendors include Sitlo, Vietnamese Laundry, Hoy Pinoy, Naya and Mai Kitchen. Wander market stalls, take in free all ages entertainment or simply settle into a stylish pop-up bar. Opening Hours Thursday 6 October 5pm – 12am Friday 7 October 12pm – 12am Saturday 9 October 12pm – 2am Sunday 9 Ocober 12pm – 12am

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OzAsia Festival

OzAsia Festival

OzAsia Festival is Australia’s premier international arts festival focusing on Asia. The 2016 festival was all new, revamped and refreshed, including a twist on the much-loved Moon Lantern Festival. Under current Festival Director Joseph Mitchell, the annual program features the finest theatre, dance, music, film, talks and visual arts that Asia has to offer. The film program at the Mercury Cinema and features a selection of award-winning films. Also as part of OzAsia, exhibitions are showing at the Art Gallery of SA, Samstag Museum, ArtSpace, CACSA, Nexus and Adelaide Central Gallery.

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The Moon Lantern Festival will held at Elder Park – Sunday, 18th September 2016

OZ Asia Moon Lantern Festival

Beginning at 2pm on Sunday 18th September, the Moon Lantern Festival will feature more than 40 lantern installations, live entertainment, food vendors and workshops. Australia’s largest and most spectacular lantern parade – led by a 40-person-long Hong Kong dragon lantern – will take place after sunset, and the evening will end with fireworks over the River Torrens. The event is part of the OzAsia Festival.

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