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Learning Mandarin: what you need to know before you start

By  Customer Service

China in Context last weekend was abuzz with booklovers who came from all over to share our passion for all things books, and all things China.

Participants of Sunday’s Chinese for Beginners workshop learned everything they needed to know about Chinese before they embark on the unique journey to mastery of such a beautiful and fascinating language. Continue reading

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May 17
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Getting to know Vivian Ni, Manager of Guanghwa Bookshop

By  Customer Service

This month we learned about how Vivian celebrated Chinese New Year, the biggest festival of the year, as a child: gathering with family, observing strict rituals and solving riddles during Lantern Festival. She also shared her very relevant insights into how things have changed… Continue reading

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Jan 17

Guanghwa Bookshop Celebrates its 45th Anniversary

By  Selina

45Established in Chinatown London in 1971,  Guanghwa Bookshop has been the UK’s first and only Chinese bookshop and is now celebrating its 45th anniversary. On the celebration event on 6th December 2016, Guanghwa told its own story of going through an era of China’s national turmoil and serving as a medium of communication between the East and the West in the 1970’s. Continue reading

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Dec 16