That’s Guangzhou takes a look at the best events of the week:
Tue, Feb 19: Trivia at Ginstar
With Chinese New Year in the rearview mirror, trivia returns to Ginstar this Tuesday from 8.30-10pm. The quiz covers a wide range of topics and subjects, from current events and pop culture to geography, literature and politics. (Photo, music and connection rounds also feature!).
Participating teams stand the chance to win a number of boozy prizes, including a bottle of Fireball, 3 liters of Carlsberg and a bottle of wine! And, as an added bonus, trivia attendees can also enjoy one of Ginstar’s renowned burgers and a pint of beer for only RMB60!
Tue-Sat, ongoing: Echoes of the Nile: Exhibition of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Image via Egyptian Museum website
Bask in ancient Egyptian civilization at this exhibition at the Guangdong Museum. A total of 235 relics straight from the Egyptian Museum in Turin are on display, exposing visitors to the dynamic everyday life, religious beliefs and memorial services of Egyptian society in the old days. They include precious mummies and sarcophagi, the mysterious Book of the Dead and ankhs, deity statues and stone tablets, among many other valuables and antiques.
Tue-Sat, ongoing: Ladies’ Night at the Connoisseur
Image via LN Garden Hotel, Guangzhou
Toss on a pair of high heels, call up your girlfriends and head over to the recently upgraded The Connoisseur to enjoy a wide selection of exquisite food and drinks at the restaurant’s popular ladies’ nights, which run from Tuesday to Saturday weekly. Ladies can enjoy an appetizer, main course, dessert and free flow of sparkling, red and white wine for the extremely affordable price of RMB180, while after dinner they can also revel in a 50 percent discount on alcoholic beverages at Lobby Lounge.
Wed, Feb 20: Steak Night at Element Fresh
Every Wednesday evening, Element Fresh offers a delicious array of steak meal sets, including beef rib-eye and sword fish steak coupled with a glass of house wine and side salad, mashed potatoes, french fries or pudding.
Thu, Feb 21: Aperitivo Carnival
This Thursday the Consulate General of Italy in Guangzhou will be hosting their monthly Aperitivo Italiano with a special Carnival theme for the month of February. Enjoy the night with unlimited prosecco and red or white wine, along with gourmet appetizers. Get into the Carnival spirit with a festive mask to celebrate this event the right way!
Fri-Sun, Feb 22-24: Dancing Lion
Image via Guangzhou Opera House
Chronicling the story of the Cantonese people’s struggle against foreign forces invading Canton during the first Opium War, Dancing Lion tells a story of broken families, separated lovers and unyielding courage. The creation of this award-winning dance drama took five years, but the result is an uncompromising work that will amaze audiences.
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Sat, Feb 23: Dynamic Yunnan
Image via PConline
This original stage show, directed by renowned dancer Yang Liping, is a blend of tradition and modernity, fusing local Yunnan songs and dances with modern characteristics. It is a moving exhibition of Yunnan’s dynamic ethnic customs, comprising a total of nine different programs to showcase Yunnan at its best.
Sat, Feb 23: Bandidos’Tequila Pairing
Calling all tequila lovers: enjoy an excellent dining slash drinking experience this Saturday at Bandidos. An expertly crafted four-course meal paired with authentic tequila awaits hungry (and thirsty patrons). For more information scan the QR code above or contact Tony (WeChat ID: tony390208).
Sun, Feb 24: Cantonese Temple Fair
An annual tradition that’s been going on for eight years, the Canton Temple Fair features Cantonese opera, acrobatic performances, live music, traditional dances and much, much more. Head to People’s Stadium and spend a lazy afternoon acquainting yourself with Cantonese culture.
Sat-Sun, ongoing: Family Buffet at Sofitel
Image via Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich
Are you a parent who dreads bringing your offspring out to a nice buffet lunch? Then the family brunch at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is perfect for you! Featuring a special ‘Kid’s Corner,’ which includes a Le Petit Prince-themed dining area with cartoon cutlery and fun toys, the hotel’s 2 on 988 Café offers kids a mouthwatering children’s buffet (and a special dessert!). While the wee ones are entertained, parents can enjoy an array of gourmet breads, cheeses, meats and seafood, accompanied by a free-flow of Chardon sparkling, red and white wine.
Ongoing: New Brew at Bravo
Image via Bravo
Pop in at Bravo and savor the Rose & Chocolate Red Stout, a beer with the fragrant aroma of Dian Hong rose accompanied with a rosy color and silky chocolate flavor. You will also find hints of oatmeal in the beverage. Catch a pint or two of this unique stout before it’s sold out.
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