51 Results in category Holidays

How to Start 2017 Off Right: Tips on Preparing for the Chinese New Year

on 01/06/2017 - 10:36 am

Welcome to ShekouDaily's first Weekend NewsVideo of 2017! Now that we're back from the New Year Holiday it's time to start preparing for the next one!
 
2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster, or Red Rooster, which is expected to herald in an enterprising and fruitful year where "things get done." Some of you may be thinking this refers to Donald Trump as he kind of looks like a red cock; however, he's actually born in the year of the dog so next year is his year. Still, we can expect 2017 to be an energetic and exciting year to say the least.

 
With the Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, just three weeks away it's time to start preparing to ensure that 2017 is a much better ...

Important Tips for Staying Safe this New Year's Eve in Shekou

on 12/31/2016 - 03:08 pm

Drunk People
Please be careful tonight, drunk driving is rife on this joyous occasion. Watch out also for intoxicated pedestrians or bicyclists. Just because they don't have a car doesn't mean they can't also be dangerous. Keeps your eyes open, stay with friends, and avoid situations that may lead to violence or tension.
 
Increased Police Presence
The police have informed us that they will be out in full force tonight to help maintain a safe and peaceful night. It will be double their usual force!
 
Carry your papers
Be sure to carry your passport/registration papers to avoid any unnecessary trips to the police station. If you're stopped by the police, please cooperate. As ...

New Year's Dinners, Events, Fireworks and Brunches

on 12/28/2016 - 11:37 pm

Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend NewsVideo. This week we're on location at the Terrace in Sea World. On Friday January 20th, we're going to hold ShekouDaily's 3-Year Anniversary Party here so save the date! It's going to be an awesome event with live music, freeflow Vedett Beer, Exotic Winds Spanish Wines and more!
 
 
 
And now, for our round up of New Year's Events...
 
Click play on the video below or scroll down for the complete newsletter with addresses, phone numbers and more...  (More activities have been added as well, for a complete list, visit ShekouDaily.com/2017
 

Special thanks to Caisa for her help in producing these weekend Ne ...

PODCAST: New Year's Dinners, Events, Fireworks and Brunches

on 12/28/2016 - 11:37 pm

Welcome ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter Podcast!
 
This podcast is an extracted audio recording of ShekouDaily's Weekend NewsVideo. Click here to watch.
 
Click the play button in the bar below to start listening or right-mouse click here and select 'SAVE AS' to download the mp3 file to listen to it at your convenience.
 

 
For the full newsletter for this weekend, click here.

Watch New Year's Eve Fireworks

on 12/28/2016 - 10:37 pm

Just because we're in Shenzhen, doesn't mean we can't enjoy Hong Kong's New Year countdown and spectacular fireworks show over Victoria Harbour.
 
The 10-minute pyromusical lighting up the skies against the iconic Hong Kong skyline can be seen online via Discover Hong Kong's YouTube channel. 
 
Now we can watch, from our homes or favorite venues, as Victoria Harbour erupts in a heart-pounding pyromusical.
 
Fireworks and special effects will launch from Hong Kong’s waterfront and surrounding skyscrapers, lighting up the layers of the city skyline.
 
 
Beginning at 11pm at 15-minute intervals, rooftops around the harbour will also emit a series of ...

Ultimate Guide to Christmas... Events, Church Service, Dinners and more!

on 12/20/2016 - 11:20 pm

Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend NewsVideo. This week we're on location once again. This time on DaPatio in Sea World behind the Minghua Cruise Ship... and yes, it's snowing here! Read on to find out why and to learn about the 20+ events, Church Services, Dinners and more happening this Christmas weekend!
 
If you haven't yet finished your Christmas Shopping, click here for ShekouDaily's Christmas Shopping Guide to Shenzhen
 

Special thanks to Caisa for her help in producing these weekend NewsVideos.
 
 
 
 
CHURCH SERVICES
For those looking to go to Church on Christmas, we have three English language Services to share. Click the links bel ...

PODCAST: Ultimate Guide to Christmas... Events, Church Service, Dinners and more!

on 12/20/2016 - 11:07 pm

Welcome ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter Podcast!
 
This podcast is an extracted audio recording of ShekouDaily's Weekend NewsVIDEO.
 
Click the play button in the bar below to start listening or right-mouse click here and select 'SAVE AS' to download the mp3 file to listen to it at your convenience.
 

 
For the full newsletter for this weekend; including our NewsVIDEO, click here.

Kuaile XMAS: Toy Drive for Orphans at TAPS

on 12/16/2016 - 10:22 am

It's Christmas time and a group of Expats have come together for the third year in a row to bring the joy and spirit of Christmas to orphaned children here in China.
 

 
The event Kuai Le Xmas was created by Daniella Santana, an expat from Brazil that has been in Shenzhen for 9 years, to bring a little joy during Christmas time to the kids. Daniella has a heart for philanthropy and one of her goals is to empower and help women and children around the world. This event is only a preview of all that is yet about to come. She is also the founder of Empowering Women Business Association, an online platform to connect, inspire and empower female entrepreneurs and the Ambassador of ...

Weekend #49 Events, Christmas Events and Two iPhone Giveaways

on 12/08/2016 - 08:24 pm

Welcome to weekend number 49 of 2016. If you've been asking Santa for an iPhone 7 this year, you're in luck! We've got two chances coming up for you to win one of your very own.
 
This week we've once again produced a Shekou Weekend NewsVideo. It's embedded below so just click play to start watching. We hope you like. Please Like, Comment, and Share it with others. We'd love to hear your feedback.
 

Special thanks to Caisa for her help in producing these weekend NewsVideos.
 
 
 
  
BAIA & BBC's BIG Red Christmas Party
This Friday, get ready for a Funky Friday Christmas Party. Baia and the Baia Burger Concept in Sea World are hold ...

Makes me miss Thanksgiving back home

on 11/29/2016 - 04:04 pm

Here's a great video making the rounds on Social Media. It's a great example of the joy families experience during the holiday season. Makes me really miss being back home
WARNING: Video contains some explicit language