What's On in Tianjin: May 2019

By That's Tianjin, May 6, 2019

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That's Tianjin picks the best things to do in the city each month. 


May 12: How to Work Legally in China Seminar

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Those pesky visa rules seem to be changing every other day, don’t they? To get out of confusion on how you can work in China legally – which you should totally do – check out this English-language seminar targeting expats organized by the consultancy Tianjin Foreign Enterprises and Experts Service (TJ-FESCO). 

Sun May 12, 1.45-4.30pm; Free admission; Northern Maker Experience Center, see event listing.

May 12: Vocapeople

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Vocapeople is a no-instrument ensemble that is going to entertain, engage and laugh with you using just their voice. It’s basically Pitch Perfect, just better – and live. Go witness for yourself as these eight talented singer-comedians combine acapella and beat-boxing for hours of pure musical comedy.

Sun May 12, 7.30pm; RMB180-480; Tianjin Grand Theatre, see event listing.

May 17: American Jazz Night

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This May, some of the best talents in the American jazz scene will gather in Tianjin to reinterpret classics from the masters of a century ago. Featuring names like Robert Lewis Seager and Nathan Joseph Stone, this is guaranteed to be a night to remember for jazz buffs and newbies alike.

Fri May 17, 7.30pm; RMB20-280; Jinwan Grand Theater, see event listing

May 22: Philadelphia Orchestra

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Under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Philadelphia Orchestra will interrupt their busy US schedule to visit China and play a vast repertoire raging from Wagner to Vasilievich to Shubert. Catch them at the Tianjin Grand Theater.

Wed May 22, 7.30pm; RMB780-1380; Tianjin Grand Theater, see event listing

May 24: Imperial Russian Ballet: Swan Lake

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The Imperial Russian Ballet Company, founded in 1994 by the Bolshoi Theatre soloist Gediminas Taranda, has sure gone a long way. They are now celebrating their 19th anniversary with a worldwide tour that will bring them to Tianjin at the end of May. Catch them at the Tianjin Grand Hall as they reinterpret the most classic of all classics from Tchaikovsky.

Sat Apr 27, 5pm-late; RMB200; Tianjin Grand Theater, see event listing


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