The 5 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shenzhen

By That's GBA, October 9, 2020

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

Sat, Oct 10: Rolling Bowling’s Portable Club 


Formed in 2011, Rolling Bowling is probably the most famous rockabilly/psychobilly bands in China. They mix the power of punk with classic elements of rock-a-billy and this powerful, sweeping sound has made them one of China’s leading rock n’ roll bands. The band signed to major indie rock label Modernsky in 2015.

Sat Oct 10, 8.30pm; RMB120-150. B10 LiveTickets.

Sat, Oct 10: Oktoberfest by InterNations Shenzhen


This Oktoberfest deal includes a welcome drink, lucky draw, plus a variation of European-style food like grilled sausages, German-style buns, tuna sandwiches, fruit plates, vegetables sticks with blue cheese dip, and corn chips with salsa.

Sat Oct 10, 7-10pm; RMB20-120. Snake Pit. Register at

Until Oct 14: Culture of Three Kingdoms

Image via Eye Shenzhen

The Three Kingdoms period (220-280AD) in Chinese history was a short and bloody era of warfare and political tactics that has intrigued history enthusiasts for centuries. The exhibition was held at the Tokyo National Museum in Japan last year, and has now arrived at the Nanshan Museum in Shenzhen. With more than 170 pieces of precious cultural relics provided by 36 museums around China, the exhibition presents a picture of the politics, economy, military, culture and life – 1,800 years ago.

Until Oct 14,10am-1pm, 2-5 pm, (closed Mondays), free entry. Nanshan Museum.  

Until Oct 18: Trash New Order

Image via ShenzhenDaily

The waste items in this exhibition are all domestic trash (sterilized, of course) and items collected in Shenzhen over the past five months. Due to COVID-19, foreign artists couldn’t come to Shenzhen, so they sent their creation plans online and instructed exhibition staff to help prepare the artwork.

Until Oct 18, 10am-6pm (closed Mondays); free entry. OCT-Loft. See event listing

Until Nov 15: Piano Piano by Feng Shi Heng

Image via Great Art Space

This exhibition is based around the concept of the ‘slow city.’ The concept comes from the Slow Food movement, a lifestyle which has been promoted by an Italian non-profit organization to slow down the pace of urban life.  

Until Nov 15, 1-7pm (Mon), 10am-7pm (Tue-Sun); free entry. Great Art Space. See event listing.

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[Cover image via promoter, Great Art SpaceShenzhenDailyEye Shenzhen]

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