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Post-Event Update| Australia China Culture Gala 2017

09-12-17 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

On December 9, AustCham Beijing and the China World Trade Organisation (CWTO) hosted the 2017 Australia-China Culture Gala, bringing together business leaders and entertainers to celebrate the deepening ties between our two countries.

The Hon. Former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd

Australian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Ms Jan Adams AO PSM

Former Chairman of China Chamber of International Commerce Yu Xiaosong

AustCham Beijing Chair Vaughn Barber

The Hon. Former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, with special ambassadors

Former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd, Australian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China H.E. Jan Adams AO PSM, and former Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China Chen Deming, were among more than 350 guests who attended the glamorous black tie soiree at JW Marriott.

Nine high-profile figures from China’s art and cultural worlds were unveiled as special ambassadors — Hu Yanyan, Yu Hewei, Fang Lijun, Li Dongtian, Cheng Xiangjun, Li Lu, Yang Ling, Wang Gongxin and Zhang Rui – and will use their influence to further promote the Australia-China relationship.

The event also featured a number of dance and musical performances, as well as speeches from key dignitaries including Mr Rudd, who spoke in Chinese and congratulated China for its efforts in developing its economy.

The night also saw the following businesses collect awards for excellence in their respective industries:

–       Jiangsu Jiatou Industrial Group Corporation: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Integrated Healthcare Industry 

–       Orient Speech Therapy Center (China) Limited: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Speech Therapy Service

–       Beijing Balance Human Resources Management Co., Ltd: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Brain Science 

–       SOOVII: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Video Production Industry

–       Whitebox Art Center: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Art & Cultural Diffusion

–       Agspray: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Science & Technology

–       Virgin Australia Airlines: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Aviation Service

–       Swan Wine Group: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Wine Industry

–       China Trustful Group Limited: 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award for Environmental Conservation

AustCham Beijing would like to thank all those who joined us at the 2017 Australia-China Culture Gala and we look forward to seeing you all next year.

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Date:
09-12-17
Time:
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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