The 5 best events this week
Feb 2: Simon Trpčeski Solo Concert
As one of the most prominent Macedonian pianists, Simon Trpčeski is known for promoting the culture of his own country. After winning prizes in numerous international competitions, he began a series of debuts with orchestras worldwide, including the New York Philharmonic and the Toronto Symphony. He has also produced a string of recital recordings, which received enthusiastic responses from critics and the public alike. Don’t miss this chance to grant yourself a musical feast while gaining an insight into Macedonian culture.
Feb 10-18: Children’s Ballet of Kiev: Swan Lake
You may have seen the all-time classic Swan Lake before, but probably not quite like this. The Children's Ballet of Kiev is performed by an amazing group of children and will elicit every possible feeling - hope, despair, fear, happiness, tenderness, love… This timeless tale just got even more emotional.
Feb 11: Children's New Year Symphony Orchestra Concert – Zootopia
The Symphony Orchestra weaves together live music performed with visual animation, vivid storytelling, sets, costumes and pictures to create a unique and magical experience. The kids will have the best time dancing and singing along with the live orchestra while watching cute characters on a big screen.
All Month: Breaking Boundaries: BAZAAR’s 150th Anniversary Exhibition
America’s first fashion magazine has always been at the forefront of the industry, and this anniversary art exhibition celebrating 150 years of Harper's BAZAAR is no different. Fashion, video art and installation works spanning six eras explore how BAZAAR has both shaped and been shaped by the trends of its time. This includes videos from the legendary Coco Chanel, Pipilotti Rist’s installations and Xu Longsen’s Shanshui Totem.
All Month: MusicLAB
The aim of MusicLAB is to encourage kids to experiment, feel, enjoy and understand music so they can improve their skills based on their passion and willingness to learn. This experience will provide a platform for children to develop creativity, teamwork, emotional intelligence and self-confidence. It’s definitely worth a try!
The 5 best upcoming events
Feb 19-20: Circus Nur Theatre: Alexander & The Dog
Alexander and the Dog is an adorable play where the characters are played by comical performance artists...and real dogs. Children will adore this show, and are even encouraged to interact with the cute lil pooches. Don't miss the photo opportunity at the end, and look out for your surprise gift!
Mar 8 – Apr 1: Up & Over It: Into the Water
Into the Water is a foot-stomping, hand-tapping show set in a magical wasteland, where anything is possible and friendship is everything. Packed with dance and percussion, this show sees hands and feet fly at breathtaking speed, in a cheerful jumble of rhythmic precision and folk-filled fun.
Mar 16-25: La Petita Malumaluga: Beatles for Babies
In this lovely tribute to The Beatles, La Petita Malumaluga adapts classic songs like Yesterday, Let it Be and Hey Jude into new arrangements that the kids will love. Go and have a sing-song and introduce these timeless classics to your children. You'll also be encouraged to storm the stage and participate.
Mar 21-25: Aga-Boom
The highly-acclaimed Aga-Boom is coming to Shanghai this March. Taking inspiration from European theatrics and clowning, Aga-Boom cuts through the barriers of language and culture by using the art of slapstick comedy. A truly delightful show for the whole family.
Apr 13-15: F1 Family Package - 2018 FORMULA 1 (F1) CHINESE GRAND PRIX
This spring, don’t miss the greatest racing show on earth, as the pinnacle of racing technology hurtles around China’s finest track, at breakneck speeds. You know what’s even better? Some pretty amazing deals for parents who want to bring their kids along!