Now that temperatures have plummeted to below freezing in many places across China, and snow storms have been sweeping across the northern plains, keeping warm and finding shelter from the cold has become the number one priority. Below is a one Dalian venue that not only serves delicious hot liquids, but is also a little gem for finding the odd English novel, art events, and workshops to keep you entertained on the long, cold winter nights.
Echo Books and Cafe 艾书吧
This cafe is very popular among the expat crowd, not only due to its good, strong coffee, but because of the fact that a selection of English-language books can be bought here as well as the regular events and workshops it offers. Though the cafe’s book collection is small, a good rummage may well manifest into a great book find, which especially in the cold winter months in China becomes a prized possession of unspeakable worth.
Every Thursday, Echo Books and Cafe hosts a film night at 18:30 (10 RMB per person). For info on upcoming screenings click here (Chinese only). The venue also frequently hosts art exhibitions and is often the meeting place for language exchanges. Other events include art workshops (35 RMB per person), interesting talks and lectures. To find out more about events held here visit their group site on douban.com (below).
So if you’re wondering where to go or what to do this Winter in Dalian, don’t forget that Echo Books and Cafe is not only good for warming yourself up with a piping hot cup of coffee or tea, but its books, film screenings, art exhibitions, workshops and meetings makes this place a true cultural gem for sitting out the cold winter months.
Echo Books and Cafe艾书吧View In Map
Add: No.81, Jianye Jie, Xigang District, Dalian
Tel: 0411 8430 7899
Opening hours: 10:00-02:00
Warning：The use of any news and articles published on eChinacities.com without written permission from eChinacities.com constitutes copyright infringement, and legal action can be taken.
Whether it be for recreational reasons, or to get some exercise, swimming is great fun, and can be done throughout the entire year at some of these top-notch swimming complexes and water parks.
Dalian’s railway network is preparing to enter its busiest time of year. Since the summer peak season began, Dalian Station and Dalian North Station have had 60,000 passengers pass through, approximately 5 percent more than last year.
Eva Lind is one of the world’s foremost Opera singers. She will be holding a concert in Dalian, March 30.
Dalian plans to open the first three “customised business bus routes” to help get you around business sectors faster and more efficiently.
January 1 saw the implementation of a new visa rule at Zhoushuizi Airport in Dalian. International visitors who land at the airport from 51 designated countries, will receive a 72 hour visa to allow them to see the city while they wait for their next flight.
High-speed trains from Harbin West Railway Station to Dalian North Railway Station will follow the winter timetable from December 1 to March 31, 2014.
0 Comments Add your comment
Add your comment
All comments are subject to moderation by eChinacities.com staff. Because we wish to encourage healthy and productive dialogue we ask that all comments remain polite, free of profanity or name calling, and relevant to the original post and subsequent discussion. Comments will not be deleted because of the viewpoints they express, only if the mode of expression itself is inappropriate. Please use the Classifieds to advertise your business and unrelated posts made merely to advertise a company or service will be deleted.
Please login to add a comment. Click here to login immediately.