Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire to open 2014 Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner
We are delighted to announce that Rt Hon Hugo Swire, Minister of State at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, will deliver the opening address at the Asian Business Leaders Award gala dinner. Ho Ching, Executive Director and CEO of Temasek, will receive the Award at Banqueting House, in the presence of distinguished politicians, business leaders and Asian Heads of Mission.
Monday 27 October
19.00 until late
Challenges and opportunities facing Asia's largest economy in the spotlight
Asia House welcomed HE Mr Sungnam Lim, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the UK and Tony Whitehorn, President and CEO Hyundai Motor UK to our conference South Korea: An Economic Powerhouse in Transition, when the achievements and challenges facing South Korea were discussed.
Music of the Zhihua Temple
Come and listen to the unique, exquisite and plaintive instrumental music that accompanied Buddhist rituals in Beijing. The six member performers from The Zhihua Temple in China learnt this centuries old ritual music from the last generation of elderly former monks. This is their first performance at Asia House.
Thursday 6 November
18.45 - 20.00
From saffron to dried lime with Jila Dana-Haeri
Join Asia House for an afternoon tea and talk with Jila Dana-Haeri, author of new cookbook From a Persian Kitchen. Learn insider tips, ask those essential questions and gain confidence in the kitchen.
Friday 14 November
15.00 - 16.30
An Iranian food odyssey
This exhibition includes 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.
Until February 2015
Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014
Asia House's fifth annual Gala Dinner will take place next week when we will honour Ho Ching, CEO and Executive Director of Temasek, and present her with the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award. The glittering event will take place at The Banqueting House, Westminster.
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Monday 27 October
19.00 until late
Apologie For understanding showcases the works of emerging Iranian artist Ghazaleh Avarzamani. Her art explores the nature of language use, cognition, meaning, and the relationship between it and reality.
Monday 3 - Friday 14 November
10.00 - 18.00
Join leading Iranian artist Ghazaleh Avarzamani for drinks at the opening reception of her November exhibition, Apologie For Understanding. Avarzamani, who is based in London, received her MA Fine Art at Central Saint Martins.
Monday 3 November
18.45 - 20.30
More or less Asian? A debate on stereotypes in literature
Asia House turns its attention to the theme of Asian stereotypes in the written word – what they are and who’s making them. Chaired by Bidisha, a selection of distinguished writers will share their own views on the topic as they recount stories of battles and triumphs.
Wednesday 12 November
18.45 - 20.00
Insights into how to do business in South Korea
With a GDP worth more than US$ 1304 billion and a popular culture (think Gangnam style) conquering the world, South Korea is both a miracle economy and hip. David Price offers tips on how to successfully do business with this fast-growing Asian tiger.
22nd October 2014
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- Financial Times: Total names Pouyanné as chief executive
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- Financial Times: Iranians struggle with cost of living
News & Views
Insights into how to do business in South Korea17/10/14
David Price gives advice on how to do business in one of the world's most prosperous nations.Read more
A journey through the Dragon Country from ancient to modern times16/10/14
Dr Karma Phuntsho discusses the first book covering the complete history of Bhutan in English.Read more
Drifting through Asia House: artists intervene in our spaces15/10/14
Pamela Kember introduces Drifting Dérive which continues at Asia House until February 2015.Read more
DRIFTING DÉRIVE13/10/14 - February 2015
Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects until February 2015.Read more
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 201427/10/14 19:00
Table sponsorship packages are now on sale for our annual gala event.Read more
Asian Art: The Axis Shifting East30/10/14 16:00
A symposium examining the growing importance of Asian Art across the world.Read more