Top of the book bunch: Asia’s best literature festivals

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Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival Manager Jemimah Steinfeld highlights her top picks of the best of the literature festivals in Asia. Guess which one comes out top?

Ulaanbaatar Mayor praises British rock bands for inspiring revolution

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Bat-Uul-Erdene gave an interview at Asia House in which he spoke about how British rock music from the 60s and 70s inspired him to help overthrow the country's communist regime in 1990s. During his London trip he also met the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

Unfolding India's tapestry

HSBC report analyses the key differences between Indian states

A report by Prithviraj Srinivas, Economist, and Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economic Research, HSBC, offers valuable insights into the divergent economies, business environments and demographics of the various states, union territories and the National Capital Territory of India.

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Steppe Closer

This two-week exhibition which is taking place right now at Asia House features contemporary artwork by Mongolian artists residing in Mongolia and in Europe, as well as by a European artist who has travelled through Mongolia. It is being presented by the Embassy of Mongolia in London to mark the visit last week of the Mayor of Ulaanbaatar.

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Until Friday 3 October

10.00 - 18.00

Contemporary Art from Mongolia

Free admission

ARTiculations – Blink by Simon Boswell

BAFTA nominated film score composer, producer and musician Simon Boswell will be in conversation with Asia House Head of Arts and Learning Pamela Kember about his latest version of Blink, a long term media art project which includes additional footage of archival interviews with the late martial arts actor, Bruce Lee who has long held a fascination for the composer.

Friday 17 October

18.45 - 20.00

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Take a virtual tour and explore Asia House

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Ever wondered what it looks like inside our beautiful Georgian townhouse, which is just off Oxford Street? Thinking of hosting a function in one of our unique spaces? Now you can walk around and explore our grade II* listed building using just your computer or mobile.


This exhibition will include a number of artists and architects who will intervene in Asia House’s space by creating works that the public will encounter throughout the building.

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Commencing October

Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects

Showcase your business at the GREAT Festivals of Creativity in Asia

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The UK Government is running Festivals of Creativity in Hong Kong from 18 to 20 November 2014 and Shanghai from 3 to 5 March 2015. PwC is the technology sponsor for the Festivals and is looking for creative business stories to take to the Festivals. The deadline is 3 October.

Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014

Tables and sponsorhip packages are on offer for Asia House's fifth annual Gala Dinner, when we will honour Ho Ching, CEO of Temasek, who will receive the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award. The event will take place at The Banqueting House, Westminster.

Contact [email protected] to find out about sponsorship opportunities.

Monday 27 October
19.00 till late

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News & Views

  • Top of the book bunch: Asia’s best literature festivals


    Our Literature Festival Manager makes her recommendations of Asia's top literature festivals.

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  • Ulaanbaatar Mayor praises British rock bands for inspiring Mongolian Revolution


    Bat-Uul Erdene also spoke about a planned subway system in Ulaanbaatar and shale gas.

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    Have your business successes showcased at the Festivals of Creativity in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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