The 10 Best Things to Do This Week in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, June 24, 2019

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That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best of the week:


Wed, Jun 26: Fire Safety Campaign

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Has anyone noticed a recent uptick in fires around Shenzhen? Nanshan International Cultural Exchange & Service Center certainly has, which is why they are hosting a fire safety campaign to educate the public and spread awareness on preventative disasters like fires. The event will include cool and unique activities integrating VR technology to give attendees a whole new perspective. You can even check out a giant fire truck! This is a great educational event to learn how to protect the ones you love.

Wed Jun 26, 2-5.30pm; free entry. Nanshan International Cultural Exchange & Service Center. See event listing


Thu, Jun 27: Japanese Jazz Hiphop DJ Okawari

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DJ Okawari is an independent Japanese DJ, record producer and composer born and based in Shizuoka, Japan. His style heavily features piano and mixes instrumental hip hop, nu jazz, and japanese jazz. ‘Luv Letter’ (music by TSUKINOSORA) off the album Mirror was used in one of figure skater Daisuke Takahashi’s routines at the 2010 World Figure Skating Championships. His music videos have also garnered over 10 million views on YouTube.

Thu Jun 27, 8.30pm; RMB320 advance, RMB400 at door, RMB580 VIP advance. B10 Live. See event listing. Tickets.


Fri, Jun 28: Han Fashion Party 

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Terrace is hosting a classic Chinese dress party! Take a quick look on Taobao and come dressed in your best qujupao, beizi or ruqun. There will be some awesome prizes and incentives for those in attendance. For instance, come in a group of three wearing Han costumes and receive a bottle of bubbly. Meanwhile, the best dressed will win a YSL lipstick gift box!

Fri Jun 28, 10pm; free entry. The Terrace Restaurant & Bar. See event listing


Fri, Jun 28: Sega Bodega

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Born in Ireland, raised in Glasgow and now based in London, composer and performer Sega Bodega has grown to be one of the UK’s most creative artists around. His work has already seen him chalk up a comprehensive back catalogue of music-spanning genre, style and composition (He even contributed sound design for a PornHub video). If you love UK’s underground electronic scene – this one’s a must! 

Fri Jun 28, 10.30pm; RMB100. Oil Club. See event listing. Tickets.


Fri-Sun, Jun 28-30: Bananajam Art Festival

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Calling all creatives! This event is hosted by the alumni of the University of the Arts London in collaboration with ADC. Have a glass of bubbly or wine and enjoy getting to know artists, designers and creatives over this three-day event. Even if you don’t think of yourself as an artist, there will be a large canvas where anyone is encouraged to have fun and paint on it! 

Fri-Sun, Jun 28-30, 2.30pm (Fri)/10.30am (Sat-Sun); free entry. Art Square. See event listing.


Sat, Jun 29: Hard Rock Underground Party

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Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen is hosting an epic underground party and you’re invited! Party hard and well into the night, and partake in a legendary raffle that includes a two-night stay at the hotel’s Rock Star suite (valued at RMB16,888 per night)! A free shuttle will be in service to take partygoers from Coco Park to the venue and back.

Click here or scan the QR code below to buy your tickets now!

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Sat Jun 29, 9pm; 50RMB. Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen. See event listing. Tickets


Sun, Jun 30: Sherlock Holmes The Sign of Four 

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Crammed full of adventure, romance and comedy, The Sign of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s epic second Sherlock Holmes tale, an excellent story brought to life in this spectacular new stage adaptation. Original live music, stylish theatrics and magical storytelling come together for an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Sun Jun 30, 7.30pm; RMB180-380. Shenzhen Children's Palace. See event listing. Tickets.


Daily until Jul 7: The Beatles: Beat On

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Wherever you go in the world, someone will know the Beatles. Formed in Liverpool, England, the legendary rock group has fans all over the world and for good reason. With songs like ‘Yesterday,’ ‘Hey Jude,’ and ‘Come Together,’ we all need a little more Beatles in our lives, which is why you should check out this Beatles exhibition at MixC, featuring 10 themed rooms that look back at the Beatles’ incredible run.

Until Jul 7, 10am-10pm; RMB88. The MixC World. See event listing. Tickets


Until Aug 31: New Tea Blend By The St. Regis Shenzhen and TWG Tea

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The St. Regis Shenzhen, in collaboration with TWG Tea, one of Singapore’s finest tea crafters, have launched ‘The St. Regis Blend’ – an exclusive bespoke tea blend designed to celebrate the tradition of afternoon tea. Taste an intriguingly delectable Lychee Sea Salt Cheese Milk Tea paired with crisp pistachio biscuits, and sea salt cheesecake – all while enjoying sweeping views of the city.

Until Aug 31, 2pm-6pm; RMB248 per person. St. Regis Shenzhen. See event listing


Until Sep 22: Authentic Work Exhibition of Pablo Picasso

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Spanish painter Pablo Picasso is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. He is known for developing and exploring a wide variety of styles including the Cubist movement, collage, and constructed sculpture. This exhibition covers more than half a century of Picasso’s career, most pieces will be appearing in public for the first time in Shenzhen.

Until Sep 22, 10am-7pm (Mon-Thu)/10am-10pm (Fri-Sun); 128RMB. MixC Art Exhibition Space. See event listing. Tickets.


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