5 Best Things to Do in Beijing This Week

By That's Beijing, February 11, 2019

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Feb 12: Dumpling Making Class


The Spring Festival festivities aren't over just yet! There's nothing better to bring the family together than preparing a special meal together. And isn't that what Chinese New Year is really all about? Take a chance to get creative and share a Chinese family tradition with your loved ones at Domain's dumpling making class. All little chefs will get a complimentary glass of juice. Happy Year of the Pig!

Tue Feb 12, 2pm; RMB186 (includes complimentary glass of juice); Domain @ EAST, see event listing.

Feb 14: Valentine's Day


Love is in the air... Wondering where to celebrate with that special someone? Keep an eye out for our Valentine's Day event guide.

Thu Feb 14

Feb 14: Valentina Lisitsa Piano Recital


Often called a ‘Queen on the Keyboard,’ Valentina Lisitsa is a world-renowned classical pianist known for her splendid technique and brilliance. After stops in South America, Paris, and Barcelona, the talented performer’s always-topical recital will make for a truly special Valentine’s Day. 

Thu Feb 14, 7.30pm; RMB99-214; Concert Hall at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA)see event listing. Buy tickets here.

Feb 15: Glades


Indietronica three-piece Glades are touring in support of their debut album To Love You, released at the end of last year. The budding trio land in the capital this weekend. Don’t miss what is sure to be a lively night of alternative pop at DDC. 

Fri Feb 15, 8.30pm; RMB120 (presale), RMB150 (door): Dusk Dawn Clubsee event listing. Buy tickets here.

Feb 15 & 16: Year of the Pig Opening Weekend


School Bar is back with their first gigs in the Year of the Pig! The killer weekend lineup consists of prog rockers Haze Maze, neo-funk outfit Jokers Belief, ska-punk band End of the World and classic punk metal dudes Electric Sewage. Continuing the madness are electro bluesy jokers Ghetto Blaster, punk outfits Show Hand and Husband Killers along with War/N/T rounding out the line-up. 

Fri Feb 15 & Sat Feb 16, 9pm; RMB60; School Live Bar, see event listing.

Have an event to list? Head here to list your upcoming event. We’ll choose the best new additions to feature on next week’s edition of ‘What's On in Beijing.' Not sure where to start? Here's a full guide on how to list your upcoming events on our website.

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