Xizhou Baba (喜州粑粑) is a typical, special and popular snack from Dali; county city of the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture in northwestern Yunnan, in the south of China. Xizhou Baba is an extraordinary “pancake”, which includes a crispy skin and a tender experience inside. You may find two flavors, sweet and savory; the sweet style comes with sugar, rose and red bean paste, while savory style comes with minced pork, spiced salt, and spring onion.

Busisiwe Thage is the protagonist of this amazing story in Shanghai, China. She is a very special and a remarkable woman. Busisiwe Thage is the spouse of the South African Consul-General and the President of Consular Spouses in Shanghai. One of her main interests is to look forward how to contribute to the Chinese society. Busisiwe Thage supports and actively participates in philanthropic activities in mainland China, such as fundraising events, direct donations to foundations, among others.

In this occasion, Ellen Douglas will take us through the impressive city of Shanghai, the largest and most populous city in China. Shanghai’s strategic location makes it the largest port city in the world and the Financial Centre of China. In addition to the mentioned facts, Shanghai is also full of history, memoirs, and culture.

Ninebot is a privately held company headquartered in Beijing, China. Recently Ninebot strategically merged with Segway, headquartered in Bedford, New Hampshire. The combined company focuses on the research and development, design, manufacturing, distribution, and sales of short-distance transportation products. The ultimate goal is to promote the evolution of our products to become the world’s leading provider of mobile robotics solutions. Ninebot is well-known in Asia and Europe.

Quanzhou is located in Fujian Province; it is a beautiful and fascinating city full of contrasts and diverse architectures. All through the city, it is possible to observe the combination between the modern buildings and the ancient temples. Three memorable bell towers stand out from the other buildings in the city, describing a timeline in Quanzhou. Each of them has a distinctive design and architecture, which reflects and expresses a particular and different period of time.