Johan Brandal 约翰
Director of Shanghai
Favourite Chinese dish?
My favourite Chinese dish is 炒面 fried noodles!
Where is your favourite place to go to in Shanghai?
Nanjing Road, I love the lively atmosphere there.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
I recently have become very interested in France and French culture, so I would very much like to go to Paris.
If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, who would it be and why?
My favourite Norwegian comedian, Atle Antonsen. It would be hilarious.
What is your top tip for people learning Chinese? I have met people who have learnt Chinese in many different ways, and the only thing they all had in common is that it took perseverance.
What is your favourite place in China and why?
The bench outside of the Guanghua building in Fudan University, I loved to sit on that bench and watch people walk by and ponder my existence.