Be transported to ancient China with this magical performance: “Imperial Bells of China” – touring May/June 2016

China bells

Experience the lost world of “Ten Kingdoms” with exquisite ancient costumes and magnificent production.

Discover the music, cultural and spiritual history of the Imperial Bells of China  with the Hubei Opera Theatre coming to Australia. Continue reading Be transported to ancient China with this magical performance: “Imperial Bells of China” – touring May/June 2016

Philanthropy in China is still evolving

China charityWorking with philanthropists in Australia and the US, I’ve wondered about the evolution of charitable giving in China, with growth in significant wealth over the last 30 years.

China is the fastest growing producer of millionaires in the world today. Whilst the amount given to philanthropic causes has been on the rise in China, increasing from RMB 10 billion in 2004 to 100 billion in 2014, it is still just a fraction of the levels in the United States who’s charitable giving is 20 times that of mainland China. Continue reading Philanthropy in China is still evolving