Chinesegaga provides students and participants a platform to indulge and unravel the culture city of China, Qingdao with rich heritage of history and panorama of modern China.
Qingdao also known in the West by its postal map spelling Tsingtao, is a major city with a population of over 8.715 million (2010 census) in eastern Shandong province, Eastern China which is 1 to 2 hours flight from Beijing and Shanghai. It also has a direct flight from Singapore 3 times a week via Scoot. It is regarded by some Chinese as one of the most beautiful and clean cities in China.
Lying across the Shandong Peninsula while looking out to the Yellow Sea, Qingdao is a major seaport, naval base, and industrial centre, so far there are 130 Fortune 500 companies in Qingdao. It is also the site of the China largest brewery Tsingtao Brewery and one of the world largest electrical appliances manufacturer, Haier.
A brief list of accolades of Qingdao:-
> Voted the Safest city in China
> Beijing 2008 Olympic Sailing Regatta Venue
> Voted by World Bank as one of the 6 golden cities out of 120 cities in china
> Voted World Most Beautiful Bay in 2008 by UNESCO
> Voted best new city for business in China by Fortune magazine (ahead of Shenzen, Dalian, Ningbo)
> No. 1 in Socio Environment in China
> China’s top 5 liveable cities in 2012
> China’s top 10 tourist spots and the list goes on…
Hop on to enjoy and experience the past and the future of China!