Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Sir David Tang Host Fundraiser in Aid of China Tiger Revival

 (London, 1 Oct) Entrepreneur and founder of the China Club and Shanghai Tang, Sir David Tang, hosted a private dinner tonight at his famed China Tang restaurant in the Dorchester Hotel in London in aid of a new UK animal charity China Tiger Revival (UK) and the Princes Charities Foundation (China).

Sir David Tang, Sir Stephen Fry & Li Quan
The exclusive dinner was sponsored by Sir David Tang and co-hosted by TV presenter Stephen Fry. Over sixty guests attended the private dinner to show support.

 “We must all fight against the cruelties of the trading of animal parts. We must also rescue certain beautiful animals such as the South China Tigers. All because we want to live in a more civilized and kinder world-and for our children to do so”, said Sir David Tang. “I am sponsoring the dinner to raise money in order to maximize the awareness and education on these two vital environmental issues.”

We were extremely honoured to receive a speech from The Prince of Wales who  kindly had it delivered during the dinner and the transcript of which can be found below this news.

Li Quan, a founding director of China Tiger Revival says, “I have been engaged in tiger conservation for fourteen years and I am very proud that the tiger rewilding and reintroduction model I set out to experiment over ten years ago has now been considered a viable option to supplement wild tiger populations. I am extremely grateful to Sir David Tang for his continued support for our work to encourage China in her endeavour to protect nature, biodiversity and save endangered wildlife. We are so honored to have Sir Stephen Fry’s endorsement for the work of our new charity”.

Ian Penman, Chairman of China Tiger Revival says, “I have been to China many times and nature protection is a big issue there. We want to engage and collaborate with China to protect as well as restore nature that has been compromised”.

China Tiger Revival is a group of charities based in UK and Australia.  The mission of the charity is to save tigers and other endangered species through awareness building and education, as well as restoring and protecting their habitat in China and elsewhere in the world.

We aim to support China’s effort to re-establish wild tiger populations and other endangered species in their historical range.

We emphasize the importance of co-existence between humans and wildlife and promote conservation in China so that  wildlife conservation becomes sustainable by engaging local communities who can benefit from tiger conservation long-term.

For more information on China Tiger Revival:

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