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Energize Your Events with Shenzhen's Newly Arrived Pianoman

on 11/30/2017 - 01:36 pm

If you're looking for some entertainment for your parties or events, we'd like to introduce you to Shenzhen's newly arrived Jazz Pianist. He's been entertaining crowds in over 48 countries for more than 20 years on cruise ships, in hotels, festivals and private events.

Lorenzo Chetty, an accomplished singer, pianist, entertainer, producer and musical director, is now in Shenzhen and ready to liberate us from DJs and drudgery. He's just returned from performing in the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean doing Piano Bar shows; has performed for guests such as Lionel Richie, Oprah and Cliff Richard; and even performed in Monte Carlo at the Grand Prix last year.

Originally from Ca ...

Two Days of Exciting Events at New Museum Opening This Weekend

on 11/29/2017 - 05:57 pm

The much anticipated Sea World Culture and Arts Center (SWCAC) is finally opening to the public with a two-day Grand Opening this Saturday and Sunday December 2nd and 3rd. The opening weekend includes an international conference, outdoor performances, pop-up design workshops and fair to celebrate this special occasion.

Stop by on one or both days to enjoy these exciting cultural activities; most of which are free-of-charge:
International Conference: How Creative Practices Design Society
On December 2nd from 09:00 - 18:00 in the Horizon Hall, 4/F, the SWCAC will host this one-day conference, broken up into four parts, celebrating the milestone of the new design museum. It's free ...

CANCELLED: Jessie J and Flo Rida Concert - Refunds Announced

on 11/28/2017 - 04:45 pm

Sad news hit music and entertainment lovers in Shenzhen today. The highly anticipated Jessie J and Flo Rida concert has been cancelled. Below is the official press release from the event organizer Red Dragon Culture Media Entertainment (Shenzhen) Limited, followed by the text of the release.

The organizer has confirmed that people who have already purchased tickets will be receiving a 100% refund. Additionally, we've been notified that people who won free tickets in the giveaways ShekouDaily has been running for the last five weeks will receive a special gift instead for their support.

We know this is devasting news for Jessie J and Flo Rida fans and understand the challenges faced by ...

Why You're Using VPN All Wrong and How to Fix it.

on 11/27/2017 - 01:08 pm

With China blocking many popular foreign websites, VPN software has become an almost essential tool for foreigners wishing to enjoy life and conduct international business in the country. Constant crackdowns on VPN providers, moments of internet tightening, and bad connections; mean that even while using VPN, the Internet can still seem unbearably slow and difficult to use.

We've asked various VPN providers for suggestions and have been testing a popular solution, including during the week of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China; and we've found a solution that has kept us happily surfing the web; even during the crackdowns.

NOTE: This article is intended for non- ...

Come Get Inspired by 500 Artists at the 2017 Shenzhen Fringe Festival

on 11/26/2017 - 12:41 pm

Shenzhen's 8th Fringe Festival, with 500 artists broken up into 61 teams made up of local Chinese and artists from all over the world, is taking place now at nine venues across Nanshan District. It began on November 24th in Shenzhen Bay and is separated into four parts: Fringe Kids, Fringe Youth, Fringe Street, and Fringe Parade.

The Fringe Festival, first started in 1947 in Edinburgh, has become one of the biggest and most popular art festivals in the world. This year's festival, going on until December 3rd, is expected to be one of the most spectacular Fringe Festival ever in Shenzhen, featuring a Living Statue, new plays and old favorites, experimental works and fresh new acts.

Watc ...

Popular Interactive Dinosaur Exhibit To Wow Kids in Shenzhen

on 11/25/2017 - 05:34 pm

The latest popular science exhibition, DINOLAB opened in Shenzhen on Thursday at the new Shekou Cruise Center. Designed and created using a futuristic theme aimed at providing a unique and special experience for kids and parents alike, DinoLab is not your traditional dinosaur exhibition.

In addition to a variety of dinosaur skeletons and fossil replicas, there are interactive spaces and facilities, where children can experience digging and cleaning fossils, and even hold and examine interactive dino babies. Plus there's a 360-degree corridor so visitors can get a full view of a 15-meter long animatronic T-Rex.

After attracting over 150,000 visitors in Taipei, Taiwan, DinoLab ha ...

Passengers Now Forced to Exit Vehicles at Shenzhen Bay Port

on 11/25/2017 - 02:05 pm

According to the People's Republic of China Exit and Entry Administration Law, effective December 1st, 2017, passengers will have to exit their vehicles when traveling across the Shenzhen Bay Port Border from Hong Kong to Shenzhen. Please plan your trips accordingly. This may add signficant travel time.

Cars traveling from Shenzhen to Hong Kong appear not to be currently affected by this new change.

After Huanggang Port released similar news back in October, Shenzhen Port was the last port which allowed cars to cross without requiring passengers to get out of their cars to go through customs and immigration.

According to the announcement on November 15th, there are three types of c ...

New Electric Bike Laws Aim to Save Lives In Shenzhen

on 11/25/2017 - 09:51 am

From November 1st through November 30th, two districts of Shenzhen have been conducting a transition period of new laws aimed at preventing and reducing traffic accidents involving electric bicycles, and safeguarding the lives and property of citizens. The new laws are scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2017.

The following violations are punishable by fines, and possibly detainment of vehicles, in Guangming New District and Bao'an District. There's no news yet as to when or if these laws will spread to other districts of Shenzhen.

Five types of punishable violations for electric bicycle riders:

1. Not wearing safety helmet;

2. Not equipped with lighting (headlight, taillight ...

Startling Door-to-Door Immigration Checks Worry Residents

on 11/25/2017 - 08:57 am

A week ago Friday immigration was out on the streets of Shekou checking foreigners for passports and their registration papers. This week, foreigners have been posting on social media that immigration has stopped by their apartments to check as well.

This notice was seen posted in Coastal Rose Garden 2 this week apparently explaining the checks.

Here are a few of the comments we've been seeing online:

"Alert, last Friday night I was stopped by the police while walking, they asked for passport, copy was OK and also residents registration paper which they verified with the station on the spot. Today, the police made a visit to my apartment to verify I really lived he ...

This Weekend and Beyond - November 24th, 2017

on 11/24/2017 - 01:28 pm

As the temperature drops and we dust off our winter clothes as we prepare for the holidays, plenty of events and activities await us. Here's ten for this weekend and more coming in the days ahead. Have a great weekend!
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