• Hello, I'm Miao Bin

    I am an theatre actor & educator, musician and dancer in Athens

     

    Founder of Meet Culture & Muse Academy

    "Chief Chinese Friend of Athens"

    Member of Hellenic Theatre Education Network
    Representative of Study in Greece in China
    Ambassador for MA of Drama in Education of University of Peloponnese
    Director of Chengdu Overseas Exchange Association

    Member of Beijing Youth Dramatists Association

  • About Me

    Miao Bin is a Chinese flute musician, theatre actor and educator, and dancer.
     
    He studied in the Department of Theatre Studies, University of Peloponnese in Greece and has been awarded by the University as the Ambassador for the MA of Drama in Education. He is the Representative in China of Study in Greece, and has been awarded by Municipality of Athens as "Chief Chinese Friend of Athens".
     
    Miao Bin is the founder of Meet Culture, a culture company focusing on culture exchange between Greece and China. He has successfully accomplished a large amount of projects of Chinese and Greek culture, such as "Traveling China" Festival co-organized with Kazanzakis Museum, 2019 Greek Educational Drama Summer School, Meet Greece Music Journey in 2015, 2017 and 2018, Greek Cultural Heritage Winter School, "Aegean" the first album between China and Greece, Chinese Cultural Talks in Athens, Greek Library in Chengdu, etc. He has also founded Muse Academy, which is the first institution in China focusing on the ancient Greek music and theatre education.
     
    He is the founder of the non-profit Chinese traditional culture organization Magnolia Culture in Shanghai which has organized hundreds of events of Chinese traditional culture, and since 2014, he has organized series of Culture Talks of Chinese culture in Athens, and the concerts in Athens, Santorini, Crete, Lefkada, Zakynthos, etc.
     
    He is a travel blogger living in Greece, and has published his book “Adventure with Greek Gods” which has received the score of 9.1/10 in douban.com by his readers. His second book is to be published in October 2019.

     

    Ο Miao Bin είναι θεατρικός ηθοποιός και μουσικός φλάουτου. Είναι επίσης, ο πρώτος ξενόγλωσσος μεταπτυχιακός φοιτητής στο Τμήμα Θεατρικών Σπουδών του Πανεπιστημίου Πελοποννήσου στην Ελλάδα. Έχει βραβευτεί από το Πανεπιστήμιο ως Πρέσβης της Α.Σ. του Δράματος στην Εκπαίδευση και από τον Δήμο Αθηναίων ως «Επικεφαλής Κινέζος Φίλος της Αθήνας». Είναι επίσης συνιδρυτής της Meet Culture, μιας εταιρείας πολιτισμού που ασχολείται με την πολιτισμική ώσμωση μεταξύ Ελλάδας και Κίνας και της Muse Academy, του πρώτου ιδρύματος ελληνικής μουσικής και θεατρικής εκπαίδευσης στην Κίνα. Η Muse Academy συνεργάζεται με το Ελληνικό Υπουργείο Παιδείας, το Πανεπιστήμιο Πελοποννήσου, το Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών, το Σωματείο ΔΙΑΖΩΜΑ, καθώς επίσης με Έλληνες σκηνοθέτες, ηθοποιούς και εκπαιδευτικούς, με στόχο την αυθεντική ελληνική μουσική και θεατρική εκπαίδευση σε κινέζους μαθητές. Για την υλοποίηση αυτής της αποστολής διοργανώνει εκπαιδευτικά προγράμματα, «θερινά και χειμερινά σχολεία» με συνεργάτες της στην Ελλάδα.

     

    Μέχρι σήμερα, ο κ. Bin, έχει ολοκληρώσει με επιτυχία ένα μεγάλο αριθμό project με θέμα τον ελληνικό και κινεζικό πολιτισμό, όπως το Φεστιβάλ «Ταξιδεύοντας...Κίνα» σε συνεργασία με το Μουσείο Καζαντζάκη, το Θερινό Σχολείο Ελληνικού Δράματος, και τα έτη 2015, 2017 και 2018, το "Αιγαίο" το πρώτο άλμπουμ μεταξύ Κίνας και Ελλάδας. Έχει επίσης, δημοσιεύσει το βιβλίο "Περιπέτεια με Έλληνες θεούς" στην Κίνα.

  • Experience

    Meet Culture

    Founder & CEO

     

    -Projects and Achievements:

    • Co-organized Greek Educational Drama Summer School with Study in Greece and University of Peloponnese in Nafplio for Chinese students in July 2019.
    • Co-organized “Traveling…China” Festival with Kazanzakis Museum in Crete in July 2019, and in charge of all Chinese artists and production;
    • Co-organized 2019 Greek Cultural Heritage Winter School with Study in Greece, University of Peloponnese and Hellenic Studies Center of Harvard University; 
    • Founded Muse Academy for the Greek musical and theatrical education for Chinese students, and organize summer/winter schools about Greek theatre and art for Chinese students to Greece;
    • 2017 Meet Greece Music Journey, leading Chinese musicians to exchange with Greek artists through Athens, Santorini, Lefkada and Zakynthos;
    • Organized “China Meets Greece” concert in Megaron Mousikis in Athens collaborated with Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Postscriptum;
    • Organized Aegean Greek-Chinese performance at Michael Kakoyannis Theater;
    • Organized Greek-Chinese concert in Lefkada collaborated with Municipality of Lefkada;
    • Initiated the project “Greek Library” in Chengdu and organized weekly events to introduce Greek culture;
    • Organized concerts in both China and Greece including rebetiko concert in Shanghai;
    • Planned and published the album Aegean which was the first one between GR & CN;
    • Organized 2016 Aegean Music Tour in China, leading both Greek and Chinese musicians to festivals and concerts in Lishui, Nanjing, Wuxi and Shanghai;
    • Connected Chengdu and Patra to be sister cities;
    • Has been the international supporter for the Hermes Music Archaeology Project of University of Athens;
    • Has been the partner of Diazoma to introduce the ancient theaters to China;
    • Planned the promotion project for ancient Greek lyre in China;
    • Organized 2015 Music Journey in Greece;
    • Filmed Chinese cuisine program for Mega TV and the Maritime Silk Road programs for China Southeast TV;
    • Organized a series of Chinese Cultural Talks in Athens from 2014 to 2015;
    • As the only foreign team joined InnovAthens; 
    • New book sharing events in Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing and Chengdu.
  • Education 

    University of Peloponnese

    MA

    Department of Theatre Studies

    Postgraduate student of Master in Drama and Performing Arts in Education and Lifelong Learning

    Renmin University of China

    BA

    School of Finance

  • Awards and Honors

    • “Chief Chinese Friend of Athens”, Municipality of Athens
    • Ambassador in MA of Drama in Education, University of Peloponnese
    • Tourism Ambassador, Suining City of Sichuan Province
  • Organizations and Social Duties

    • Chinese Adviser to Municipality of Athens for Culture and Business Cooperation
    • Representative in China, Study in Greece (http://www.studyingreece.edu.gr)
    • Director, Chengdu Overseas Exchange Association
    • Founder and President, Meet Culture Xiao Association
    • Member, Travel Bloggers Greece
    • Founder, Magnolia Traditional Culture Association in Shanghai
    • Founder, International Ballroom Dance Association of Renmin University of China
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