A Fun-Filled Family Weekend at Sound of Spring 2021

By That's Shanghai, May 21, 2021

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Despite sweltering heat on the Saturday, and then an on, off and then on again Sunday, more than 1,000 families headed out to Green City in Jinqiao last weekend for our annual Sound of Spring festival.

The event saw lots of fun to be had, with bouncy castles, trampolines, a carousel, arts & crafts, a football tournament organized by the Shanghai Lions and some fantastic performances – a special thank you to Wellington College and the amazing Paul Tkachenko for saving the music on Sunday!

Here's a few photos from the event; you can find the full gallery right here.



















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We'd also like to say a big thank you to all of our vendors...

Deutsche Schule Shanghai


German School Shanghai was founded in 1995, providing a welcoming culture and caring environment for children to endeavor, experience and discover the world and the universe together. The Berlin Education Program is a scientifically developed, tried and tested framework for kindergarten teaching with six educational categories. The school has developed its own methodological curriculum designed to systematically teach children methods for analyzing, shaping and developing their own learning experience.



Doucéa is a skincare brand imagined with kids, for kids. Founded by French citizen Natacha Tarascon, a Doctor in Pharmacology, Doucéa is a youth skincare startup catering to the needs of children and teenagers. Its whole model is based on sustainability and a different understanding of the R&D process, involving kids at every step, and establishing a genuine co-creation effort. 



EPIC'Store is an online Epicurean Store with imported premium products (cheese, deli, wine) and some locally made high quality products (bread, deli, dips, pickles). Come to have a look at the best cheese selection in China: cheese from France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, England and even Denmark!


Harrow International School


Founded in 2016 as part of the Harrow Family of Schools, Harrow International School Shanghai is connected to 450 years of global excellence via the unique Harrow genetics which bind their schools together. A Harrow Shanghai education is based on the same ethos and identity that has characterized a Harrow education in the UK for centuries, and here you will find a school where the best of Western and Eastern traditions, history and heritage are seamlessly fused.

As one of the top British International Schools in Shanghai, they are hugely aspirational and ambitious for your child. They will make the very most of their potential not just in their studies, gaining fantastic examination results at the end of their journey, but also in that they will grow as happy and successful people. 

At Harrow International School Shanghai, the whole journey and experience of the School has been designed to ensure that your child will be taken outside of their comfort zone, being challenged in a supportive environment to become a stronger person. Harrow's aim is that they will go into the wider world as leaders to make a genuinely positive difference with a strongly embedded framework of values to guide them.



LearningLeaders is the largest organization in Shanghai that focuses on Public Speaking and Debating skills.


New York Dental


New York Dental Clinic is dedicated to delivering the highest possible standards of dentistry and personalized dental services with professionalism, reliability and comfort. Their mission is to reconstruct a charming smile in recognition of each patient’s individuality and uniqueness.

Pizza Street


Pizza Street sees global pizza recipes made with the finest ingredients on handmade bases. Besides meat, there are plenty of healthy vegan choices.


Lizzy’s All Natural


Lizzy’s All Natural carries no processed sugar or chemicals. The special colorful veg/fruit smoothies and the acai power bowls series are not only their signature dishes, but also the secret meeting code for health actionists.


Shanghai East International Medical Center


Shanghai East International Medical Center (SEIMC) is a joint-venture general hospital in Shanghai’s Lujiazui Financial District. Established in 2004, SEIMC has been providing quality 24-hour care to the international and local communities in Shanghai and its neighboring provinces.

SEIMC owns technological and medical equipment and receives support from government hospitals and doctors. Their team of multilingual medical professionals provides patient-centered services that make them the health care provider of choice for corporations, schools, foreign consulates, five-star hotels and families from different countries.



SPORTSWORLD is an international children's sports education organization, providing holiday camps, swimming lessons and various sports courses for children from babies to 12 years old.




Tacolicious is a popular Mexico joint location that makes the epitome of a damn great taco – living up to the restaurant’s cheeky tagline, ‘Making Tacos Great Again.’ Now, with a bigger space that can seat over 120 people, they are delving deeper into the world of quesadillas, burritos, nachos, ceviches and – no surprise – more cocktails.


Silk Mandarin


Silk Mandarin is a modern language school that offers students a professional and joyful environment to master the Chinese language.

Shanghai Signpost Stomatology


Shanghai Signpost Dental is a large-scale dental hospital jointly invested by Hangzhou Dental Hospital Group and Far East Horizon (03360.hk) Group. It covers an area of nearly 4,000 square meters and has more than 30 dental chairs. They have gathered excellent dentists from the domestic and foreign famous school of stomatology.

Shanghai Signpost Dental provides comprehensive care to patients including general dentistry and dental hygiene. They anticipate expanding dental services to offer specialty care such as Oral Surgery, Implant Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Signpost Dental also have provided night clinics and weekend clinics for families and business people.

Hope to see you all again next year!

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