The 6 best events this week
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!
Apr 14: Suzhou Cultural Heritage Workshop
Join this great opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of Suzhou’s intangible cultural heritage. In collaboration with Ctrip and the Suzhou Tourism Bureau, the workshop will introduce Suzhou’s history and culture, including a tea ceremony performance, oil-paper umbrella hand painting lesson, silk scarf hand tie-dye lesson, circular fan water extension painting lesson and more.
Apr 14-15: #befoodwise
Eager to discover great new tastes and fresh ways of living the Shanghai life? Join popular online grocery store FIELDS this weekend, as they celebrate their 9th anniversary at Kerry Parkside, Pudongek! Enjoy dishes from a range of FIELDS’ suppliers. Besides, there will be a full schedule of free activities & performances to entertain you and your family.
Apr 13-15: Samajam: Kids Show
A music show where the kids become the stars. Each child will receive instruments to become involved in making some amazing music together. What are you still waiting for? Book now and take your children to this creative event and uncover their inner musical potential.
Apr 14-15: Puppet Show – Who is in the Egg?
Starring Birdy the bird and Momo the mole, the puppet show illustrates how the two good friends protect a lost egg and find its family. The protagonists introduce intelligence and bravery to the young audience through acting that also includes humor and educational elements. It is suitable for the whole family to watch.
Apr 14-15: Frozen Planet in Concert
For one weekend only, the Shanghai Opera House Symphony Orchestra welcomes families to dazzle in the beauty of nature and celebrate the biodiversity of this planet we call home. The captivating visuals of this David Attenborough-narrated documentary is accompanied by symphonic scores to enhance the viewing experience for adults and kids alike.
The best upcoming events
Apr 29-May 1: Green Carnival Nautilus Fair
During the upcoming May Day holiday, Nautilus Fair will present Green Carnival, where you can not only enjoy assorted healthy snacks and drinks but also browse through an eclectic selection of independent designers and craft makers. In addition, there are numerous activities including a live show and sports. Come with your little ones and discover more creativity and inspiration!
Apr 29 & May 1: Hand in Hand International Children's Music Festival
Hand in Hand International Children's Music Festival brings the best bands for kids from around the world to tour China. Bring your kid to their first rock show and bop along to Latin Grammy and Emmy award-winning and Grammy-nominated Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (USA) and Hippe Gasten (Holland). Get ready for infectiously catchy surf rock melodies and high octane rock music for kids. It's a show the whole family can enjoy together!
May 11-12: Claude Moreau: Palettes magiques
This visual theater show transports children to an enchanted world of painting and music, bringing to life the mysteries of how art is made. Learn about Van Gogh’s stars, Monet’s flowers, and the world of Magritte and Kandinsky, all the while listening to music from Bach, Chopin, Shubert, Debussy Grieg and Sibelius.
May 12-13: Family Show: The Frog King
Famous Swedish children performing artist Björn Dahlman is coming to make the audience laugh! This time, he will dress up as 'Frog King.’ His clumsy movements and silly mood during the performance will bring many laughs. Children will appreciate the use of body language humor in the show, and for 60-minutes they forget about the outside world and immerse themselves in sheer fun and laughter.
Jun 16: Lightwire Th eater: Darwin the Dinosaur
DINO-LIGHT, formerly known as Darwin the Dinosaur, was the recipient of the prestigious Jim Henson Foundation Grant and is the first feature-length theatrical production created and performed by creators Ian Carney and Corbin Popp. This glow-in-the-dark adventure is visually stunning and has been praised for its cutting edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance, by audiences all over the world.