The 10 Best Things to Do This Week in Guangzhou

By That's PRD, December 4, 2017

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That's PRD takes a look at the best of the week:

Dec 5: Idea Exchange 


Are you getting enough sleep? Do you oversleep? If you have trouble putting yourself to sleep, or dragging yourself out of your bed, this session featuring Sister Sapna, a senior teacher with Raja Yoga Meditation, is perfect for you. Sapna will talk about sleep duration, habits and disorders, before conducting a short meditation session. 

Dec 5, 8pm; RMB30/RMB10 for students. E Coffee. See event listing

Dec 6: Project ACE 

Chinese jazz band Project ACE was started by bass player and music producer Li Jiji and is comprised of five other talented, independent musicians. The group is focused on creating their own unique music and often infuse jazz with funk, soul, hip hop, R&B and gospel music.   

Dec 6, 8pm; RMB180/280. Xinghai Concert Hall. See event listing. Tickets

Dec 7-10: Teatro Delusio by Familie Floz

German theater company Familie Floz uses physical comedy, masks and improvisation to entertain audiences. Their productions are annual hits at both the Edinburg Festival Fringe and London International Mime Festival. Evocative and hilarious, Teatro Delusio is a masked production that is at the very pinnacle of the genre. It is, in the words of the Guardian, “Wordless and yet somehow so expressive, full of yearning and yet also filled with joy…”

Dec 7-10, 3pm/8pm; RMB180-580. Guangzhou Opera House. See event listing. Tickets

Dec 8: Italian Aperitif Evening at Buongiorno 


Unwind this Friday evening at Buongiorno, where delicious Italian edibles and wines, live music and good company awaits. For RMB100, you can enjoy a free drink and as many appetizers as you can eat before 10pm. Each beverage purchased after your first will cost only RMB40. This week features 'pasta e fagioli,' a rustic Italian dish. 

Dec 8, 7.30pm; RMB100. Buongiorno. See event listing

Dec 8-9: Romeo and Juliet by TNT Theater 


Arguably the most well-known of the Bard’s works, the story of Romeo and Juliet has been sung and performed countless times. This version of the classic tragedy is being presented by TNT Theater and adheres to the Shakespearean spirt and dramatic tradition of applying live music to the show, a notable feature of Elizabethan era performances. 

Dec 8-9, 7.30pm; RMB100-320. Xinghai Concert Hall. See event listing. Tickets

Dec 9: Free Beer for Teachers at Bravo 


Bravo is offering a free pint of house brewed beer to Guangzhou’s hard-working teachers every Saturday. With any purchase made on premises, teachers will get a free beer if they show their work ID. 

Dec 9, all day. Bravo. See event listing

Dec 10: Eva Simon at Hepburn Bar 

Eva Simons’ single ‘Silly Boy,’ which was supposed to be a Rihanna demo featuring Lady Gaga, became a YouTube sensation when leaked onto the video site, getting over 5 million clicks. The Dutch singer will stage a performance at Hepburn Bar this month. Pop in for the party! 

Dec 10, 11pm-2.30am; RMB200. Hepburn Bar. See event listing.

Dec 10: Chinese Food Therapy 


For thousands of years, the Chinese have observed the correlation between their health and what they put into their mouth. In TCM, food takes an very important part in healing diseases and building immunity. In this workshop featuring TCM enthusiast Leo Li, you be introduced to Chinese food therapy and learn how to apply it to your own personal life habits. Register by emailing your information to 

Dec 10, 10am-noon; RMB180, including written material. Suiantang TCM Clinic. See event listing

Dec 10: WBO Guangzhou Stop 


This world-renowned boxing competition will stop in the city this week at the Guangzhou Asian Games Multiple-use Gymnasium. The event will see five matches among Chinese, Thai, Belgian and Filipino boxers. Buy tickets on or by calling 1010 3721 before they sell out. 

Dec 10, 7.30pm; RMB280-8,000. Guangzhou Asian Games Multiple-use Gymnasium. See event listing. Tickets

Ongoing: Christmas Gift Package 


Wish your friends a merry Christmas by gifting them Grand Hyatt Guangzhou’s homemade European cakes and pastries. Enjoy a warm Christmas day with the hotel’s Christmas turkey and ham, exclusively prepared by a culinary team and available only at the Pastry Shop in The Market Café.

Ongoing, 6.30am-9.30pm. The Market Café. See event listing

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