Rosa’s Thai Cafe: Don’t believe the hype

Ok hands up – I was duped. I was swayed by the friendly FB page, by the tantalising messages and pictures. It worked and lured me in like a fish swimming to it’s impending More...

Tips and tricks of a Dim Sum Chef

Dim Sum chef Kevin Lam has been making delicious dim sum snacks ever since cooking secrets were passed down to him from his family of chefs in Hong Kong. Now he passes on some More...

Top 10 Dim Sum in London – 2014

Looking for the best dim sum restaurants in London? Look no further the definitive list is here – check out MyAsianPlanet’s top 10 for 2014  below. 1. Royal China More...

FEB – MAY Free Korean Culture Classes in painting and music

The Korean Cultural Centre is holding free painting and music classes to anyone interested in learning more about Korean art and music. Applications are now being accepted onto More...

Korean pop dance classes now open in London – free taster class

Korean pop dance classes now open in London If you loved PSY’s Gangnam Style and have always harboured a secret desire to learn some cool Korean pop moves and show off More...

Korean rock band YB release first English single in UK

The biggest and most successful hard rock band in Korea, YB, are set to send their music across the Pacific as they launch More...

05 MARCH Japanese Folk Songs: Erika Shimada & Osamu Yano

Duo Erika Shimada & Osamu Yano present an enchanting programme of Japanese folk songs The duo will be performing More...

17 NOV Issues in racial and ethnic casting – event & discussion

Two years after the storm surrounding The Orphan of Zhao, this event launches a Special Issue...

Chinese in Britain 10 part series on Radio 4

Social commentator Anna Chen presents the groundbreaking ten-part series Chinese in Britain this autumn. The series...

A past golden world brought to life: A Chinese Tea Artisan reveals her ceremonial magic

Imagine the scene.  A tea artisan sits before you in beautiful ceremonial robe. She swills the...

01 NOV – East Asian Cinematic Highlights / SEA Arts Festival

East Asian filmmakers in the UK have created a collection of eclectic film shorts and warmly...

06-21 NOV London Korean Festival returns

The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) returns to the capital for the 9th annual edition, 6th...

31 0CT – 02 NOV East Winds Festival showcases East Asian cinema in Coventry

UK’S BIGGEST ASIAN FILM SHOWCASE OUTSIDE OF LONDON East Winds, the UK’s only major showcase of...

A past golden world brought to life: A Chinese Tea Artisan reveals her ceremonial magic

Imagine the scene.  A tea artisan sits before you in beautiful ceremonial robe. She swills the boiling water More...

Winter Warming Treatment – Jade Bamboo Massage

As winter sets in Mami Tsang explains how the natural elements of jade and bamboo can tone and revitalize the muscles..

How to use Asian techniques to relieve hay fever

In this week’s column head therapist Mami Tsang explains how you can gain relief from hay fever using a combination of..

Pinewood Studios sign deal to help China build ‘super film studio’

An agreement signed this week between the top UK and Chinese film studios sees a significant step forward in More...

Find a Chinese Mandarin Language tutor

Looking for a Chinese Mandarin tutor? Look through the listings here and get in touch with each tutor directly. If you..

Why UK Retailers are missing out on Chinese spending

A large contingent from the wealthiest and highest spending consumer group the world has ever known will be visiting Britain in..

British Chinese actress Lucy Sheen speaks out against transracial adoption: “As an adopted Chinese girl I was a foreigner in both lands”

What happens when the cute Chinese baby you adopted grows up and experiences an ongoing identity crisis – and it’s something..

Interview with Thanh Le Dang: New play ‘Theef’ unravels the secrets of a Vietnamese bride

Thanh Le Dang talks about her Chinese-Vietnamese roots and how they came to inspire her latest play ‘Theef’ now showcasing as part of Dimsum Nights 3 by Yellow Earth More...

Interview with Daniel York: “East Asians whitening up to play Edwardian Englishmen? – it’s hilarious”

When he’s not tackling the British Establishment head on, writer and actor Daniel York goes one more and re-writes Victorian period drama in new play ‘The Fu Manchu More...

Interview with actor Jeffrey Ho: “It’s complicated being a woman in M. BUTTERFLY”

Actors often have to ‘pretend’ to be someone else, adopting complicated and emotional roles; but for Jeffrey Ho his latest role is particularly complicated. In M. BUTTERFLY More...

The UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookshops

Discover the UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookstores The UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookstores..

Sweet Mandarin Chinese Cookbook *COMPETITION – WIN AN EXCLUSIVE SIGNED COPY*

Helen and Lisa Tse the British Chinese twin-sisters behind the award-winning restaurant Sweet Mandarin in Manchester have released a cookbook featuring their famous Chinese cooking More...

Bend, Not Break: From Mao’s China to the White House by Ping Fu

Ping Fu was born on the eve of China’s Cultural Revolution; aged just eight she was taken from the arms of her loving family. For ten years she lived in bleak dormitories, More...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ by Kevin Kwan *WIN AN EXCLUSIVE COPY*

With a Hollywood film already in production the smash hit book ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ by Kevin Kwan hits the UK shelves this winter.  Yes you’ve guessed it – More...

15 FEB JnG ‘Fast Love’ party @Foster Project

JnG would like to invite you to their Valentine Traffic Light special ‘Fast Love Party’ see your invite below: Are you..

Tang Long Shaolin Kung Fu and Chinese Cultural Centre opens

A new Kung fu and Chinese cultural centre is set to open its doors next week in London. The Tang Long..

Why Marlon Brando’s Oscar refusal speech is still relevant today

When Marlon Brando was awarded an Oscar for Best Actor at the Academy Awards in 1973 for his performance in The..
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