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DaShan’s First English Comedic Bit After 25+ Years On Stage!

After 25+ years on stage, this is actually the first English comedic bit DaShan ever performed live — an English interlude during the Chinese stand-up show to celebrate the new home of the Kungfu Komedy Club in Shanghai, November 14, 2015. Dashan Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in […]

Dashan Participating in Different Forms of Performing Arts

Dashan, the most famous foreigner in China, is participating in different forms of performing arts. Recently, he joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for their concert in Toronto. Original Chinese narration of Saint Saen’s “Carnival of the Animal” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Coco Li and Johnson Ma on piano, conducted by Long Yu, for the […]

Dashan: Stand Up Diplomacy

I wasn’t sure how well my standup routine would work in a formal diplomatic setting, but decided to give it a try when I was invited to this reception at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, January 2015. Ambassador Guy Saint-Jacques gives the introduction. ~ Dashan Dashan Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the […]

Dashan: Stand Up Comedy in Chinese

Dashan, the most famous foreigner in China, performed stand-up comedy in Chinese in Beijing recently.  Dashan Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in China”, where he has worked as media personality and cultural ambassador for over 25 years. It’s hard to find anyone in China who does not know […]

Dashan: Standup Comedian’s Oath (Chinese Video)

Here comes Dashan’s Standup Comedian’s Oath recorded at the Futian Cultural Centre in Shenzhen. (Video in Chinese) Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in China”, where he has worked as media personality and cultural ambassador for over 25 years. It’s hard to find anyone in China who does not […]

DaShan Stand-up Comedy in Chinese

Chinese standup comedian DaShan performed at the Sky Cat Laughs Festival in Kilkenny, Ireland, in May 2014. Watch his video below… My routines aren’t normally this raw, but where you draw the line on “appropriate” language depends on the venue and the audience. When you’re performing at a pub in Ireland, it’s only natural to […]

Dashan The Most Famous Foreigner in China

Jay Whetter interviewed Mark Rowswell, the most famous foreigner in China, about his experiences as a performer. Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in China”, where he has worked as media personality and cultural ambassador for over 25 years. It’s hard to find anyone in China who does not […]

Dashan – The Most Famous Foreigner in China

Dashan is the most famous foreigner in China. He has more Weibo fans than Barack Obama and Beyonce combined! Here is one of his recent video interviews. Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in China”, where he has worked as media personality and cultural ambassador for over 25 years. […]

Dashan’s Stand-up in Mandarin: First Steps Learning Chinese

Dashan, aka Mark Rowswell, did a live stand-up in Mandarin in Beijing on April 2014 about his  first steps in learning Chinese. Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in China”, where he has worked as media personality and cultural ambassador for over 25 years. It’s hard to find anyone […]

DaShan on his Experiences as a Performer in China

DaShan was interviewed at Canola Council of Canada (CCC) Convention 2013 about his experiences as a performer in China… Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in China”, where he has worked as media personality and cultural ambassador for over 25 years. It’s hard to find anyone in China who does […]

Interview of Dashan, the Most Famous Foreigner in China

Interview of Dashan, the most famous foreigner in China, from November 2007 (in Chinese)… Engage Dashan to appeal to your Chinese audience, as well as to your foreign guests! Dashan 大山, AKA Mark Rowswell, has been called “the most famous foreigner in China”, where he has worked as media personality and cultural ambassador for over […]