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PROGRAMME SPRING 2019



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Our venue is the UNITED ARTS CLUB

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Our Programme is on FOURTH WEDNESDAYS

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Evening meetings will start at 8 pm on the FOURTH WEDNESDAY of each month, and will be held in the
UNITED ARTS CLUB
3 Upper FitzWilliam Street
Dublin 2.
(very near Baggot Street)

This venue is very convenient . It is right beside Baggot Street, and a five-minute walk from Leeson Street or Mount Street, so it is well served by buses. Parking is abundant and free (after 7.00 p.m., which is ideal for our meetings at 8.00 p.m.).




Upcoming Events





23rd January: Jerusha Mc Cormack and John Blair: “A Western Take on China Today.”


We propose an overview of Chinese developments in recent time compared to Western ways of doing things over a considerable number of centuries. China is not Western, of course, but we can find analogies in Western history that diminish the sense of strangeness.




11th February – Annual Chinese New Year Dinner -Ka Shing Restaurant, Wicklow St.







27th February – Denis Mullen




Shanghai Scenes- Old and New.'

Denis, who first visited Shanghai in 1985 will present his personal choice of scenes, old and new, of this amazing and vibrant mega-city that has been at the heart of China’s modern history for nearly two centuries.








27th March – Richard Doran



‘Working in broadcasting in China.’

 

Richard will give us some fascinating insights into his work in the broadcast media in China where he has worked on Beijing Radio, Beijing Television China Central Television and China Radio International as a bilingual host.












24th April


Ann Wickham-Mc Donald

‘Ancient cultures and textiles of Guizhou.’

 

Ann will give us an account of her visit to explore Miao villages throughout Guizhou and experience their varied cultural traditions, including their exquisite costumes and the textiles they create.


22nd May AGM
followed by ‘Show and Tell Party.’

A chance for members to bring in some of their favourite Chinese Objets d’Art and tell us the personal story attached to them.

Free entry for members to talks. €5 charge for non-members.

Email:irishchineseculturalsociety@gmail.com

Website: www.ucd.ie/iccs