48 Results in category Holidays

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.
 
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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.
 

 
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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
 

Guide: Christmas Shopping in Shenzhen

on 11/24/2016 - 05:04 pm

Welcome to this Special Edition: Guide to Christmas Shopping in Shenzhen Videocast and Newsletter. 
 
I know it's really easy nowadays to order things online; however there is a growing pollution problem caused by the extra packaging used to fulfill the rapidly increasing online orders. Last year the waste from these courier services in China was estimated at 4 million tons to deliver 20 billion parcels...  and that's not including delivery truck emmissions. So today we would like to encourage you to buy locally. Not only will you help lower the impact, you'll also be supporting local businesses in the place we live.
 
Watch the embedded video below or read ...

How Christmas Came to China: Never Before Seen Photo of the Historic Visit

on 11/24/2016 - 05:04 pm

IT was 1978, before any other international figure or head of state had met with the new Vice Chairman Deng Xiaoping. Times were tough around the world. The U.S. was suffering from years of their energy crisis, global unemployment rates were rising sharply, and China was wanting to re-define itself after the Cultural Revolution.
 
With all these issues around the world, Christmas was a desperately needed time of joy and happiness each year. However, with the massive population growth around the world, toy production was struggling to keep up with demand. That's when this iconic figure had an epiphany that would change the world.
 
Before China became the manufacturing powerhous ...

PODCAST: Guide to Christmas Shopping in Shenzhen

on 11/24/2016 - 05:04 pm

This podcast is an extracted audio recording of ShekouDaily's Guide to Christmas Shopping in Shenzhen Video. To watch that, click here; otherwise, 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.