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Join us for an unforgettable evening of celebrating the last day of April by most loved Jazz pieces, Whiskey -bar, Finger food with wine and soft drinks, and of course, great company with like-minded people. April 30 is not only May Day (Vappu) eve, but also International Jazz -day.


Kai Liu 劉凱 , Associate professor at the Central Conservatory of Music, jazz keyboardist.

Graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM) and the Higher School of Music in Geneva (HEM), Switzerland. He studied piano and early keyboard instruments with Swiss pianist and chamber music expert Michel Kiener, studied piano improvisation with Swiss pianist David Marteau and obtained the highest piano improvisation diploma from HEM, and honed modern dance techniques and skills with Spanish-Swiss dancer Emilio Artessero Quesada.

Chris Engstrom, Executive, Eletta Group, singer

Mechanical engineer from Sweden and running an international Group of companies in designing and manufacturing process instrumentation. The job has been taking him around the globe several times and he always had an interest and love for singing. Chris is now debuting for larger audience with the classics in jazz.


We will taste 5 different whiskeys introduced by bartender Sandro.

  • Speyside: Glenlivet 12 years
  • Highlands: Glenmorangie 10 years
  • Lowlands; Genkinchie 12 years
  • Islay Island: Laphroaigh 10 years
  • Islands; Talisker Storm

or you can choose ticket without Whiskey-tasting, and buy Whiskey by glass


Salad: Avocado shrimp salad /Potato salad

Platter: Honeydew ham/ Salmon Bread /Tuna Tapas

Bread baskets: Bagels / Walnut nut bread

Dessert selections: Cake/ Annin tofu/ Nuts

Fruits: Blueberries /Little Tomatoes /Green Grapes

Drinks: Red Wine /Dry white wine /Sparkling wine (2 glass/person)

Sparkling water /Coke/ Lemon water


And all this happens at a Jazz-cafe Cafe du Bonheur at the East Gate Plaza in Dongzhimen. Subway stations Dongzhimen and Dongsi Shitiao are close by, so you can forget about Friday traffic.

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Event Info


30 April, 2024(Tuesday - May Day eve)


6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Beijing Time)


500 RMB for Members (incl. Whiskey tasting)

600 RMB for Non-Members (incl. Whiskey tasting)

350 RMB for Members (without Whiskey)

450 RMB for Non-Members (without Whiskey)

Thank you to our Venue Partner: Cafe du Bonheur

East Gate Plaza, Tower A, Floor 1, Dongzhimenjiedao dongzhong Street no 9, Dongcheng District, Beijing


And for those of May Day enthusiastics a piece of information:

After this event, on May Day at Finnish Restaurant MOI there is a Finnish style May Day brunch available 11-14.

Fapiao incl.

You can request fapiao in registration form


  • Kai Liu (Associate professor, jazz keyboardist at Central Conservatory of Music)

    Kai Liu

    Associate professor, jazz keyboardist at Central Conservatory of Music

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  • Chris Engstrom (CEO of Eletta (Beijing) Instruments Co., Ltd)

    Chris Engstrom

    CEO of Eletta (Beijing) Instruments Co., Ltd

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