Book presentations Utrecht and Hong Kong


On Saturday April 27, 2013 at 2 pm the national book presentation of the first English-Chinese edition of:

Dragon & Horse. Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond 

by the Dutch author and publisher Drs. Koos de Jong took place within the framework of the national Art 2013 Art, Design and Antiques fair (April 21-28) in Jaarbeurs Hal No. 8 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. After a lecture by the author, the first copy was presented to the former Dutch table tennis champion, sinologist and former NRC Handelsblad correspondent in China, Mrs. Bettine Vriesekoop.


On Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 5 pm the international presention of the book took place within the framework of the new Asia Week Hong Kong (May 22-29) at the Residence of the Dutch Consul General, 24 Mount Cameron, The Peak, Hong Kong. After the book was presented to the Consul General Mr. Wilfred Mohr, Koos de Jong signed copies of his book and gave a short lecture about some saddle rugs, which were on show for the occasion.







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