Don't miss out on any of the family fun Shanghai offers! Here are our picks for this week's events:
Cool Kids Fashion Shanghai 2015
Want to explore Shanghai’s creative industry? Cool Kids Shanghai is the fashion trade event focused on kids fashion in China. Bringing together fashion, brands, buyers and cute kids the event is held in a premium exhibition space. World-renowned up-and-coming designers will take center stage with a showcase of worldwide brands for children apparel and accessories. Other activities include Trend Forums, Kids Fashion Show, Kids Fashion Designer Gallery, Kids Fashion Designer Contest and Private Networking Events.
// July 22 - 23: 9 am-5 pm, July 24: 9 am – 3 pm, Shanghai New International Expo Centre, 2345 Longyang Lu, by Fangdian Lu 上海新国际博览中心, 浦东龙阳路2345号 上海新国际博览中心, 近芳甸路 (http://www.coolkidsfashion.com/en/about/)
Mulan the Musical
Beijing Red Poppy Ladies’ Percussion was founded in 2000. Its performance in 2001 Chinese New Year Eve Gala Show in China Central Television (CCTV) attracted great attention from both in and out of China. Since then, Red Poppy has traveled all over the world. They performed in world famous theaters such as Sydney Opera House, Kennedy Art Centre and Vienna Golden Hall. MULAN is based on traditional Chinese drum music and other innovated method, which combines with Chinese music, drum music, kung fu, dance and variety of art forms.
// RMB40 – 80, ET Space, 433 Yanan Dong Lu, by Xizang Lu, 延安东路433号 (www.redpoppy.com.cn, 6375 5666)
July 25 and 26
Wedding Fair at Park Hyatt
Have you met that special someone yet? Are you planning to take that final step and tie the knot? Park Hyatt Shanghai are organizing a wedding fair where you can find assistance for everything you need to plan a wedding including wedding dress suppliers, flower arrangements, jewelry and more. Couples are welcome to bring family and friends but booking ahead is required.
// 1.30 – 5.30 pm, 100 Century Avenue, 世纪大道100号 (firstname.lastname@example.org, 6888 1234 ext.4563
Mum and Bump Prenatal Yoga
Join this yoga class for pregnant women in the first, second and third trimester. It is an opportunity to connect with your body in the process of pregnancy as well as to meet other women in the same stage of life. Aches and pains connected to pregnancy can be relieved and most of all, this class promotes relaxation and harmony.
// 10.15 – 11.45 am, Casa Lakeville, 506 Huangpi Nan Lu, by Zizhong Lu, 黄陂南路506号, 近自中路(email@example.com, 186 6248 4990)
July 27 – August 31
Abuzz Creativity Workshop
Free creativity workshop for kids and parents! Brainstorm, build and explore. Participate in open-ended projects that increase the ability to tap into creative ideas. Creativity is a skill that can be practiced and enhanced. Expand your imagination with guided activities, group projects and raw materials. This class is lead by Paula Joseph. She introduced the FIRST Tech Challenge international robotics competition to China and directed a program of 150 Chinese high school teams from 16 provinces. She teaches with China’s Stepping Stones program and has worked in consulting for PwC and Fidelity Investments. There are two separate camps for different age groups: 6-8 and 9-11 years.
// Daily 9 am – 2 pm, RMB1, 300, Community Center Shanghai, 3F, Tower A, 1146 Biyun Lu, by Huangyang Lu, 碧云路1146号A座3层, 近黄杨路 (3382 1770)