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Guide to having fun during the holiday
By:Wu Qiong   |  From:english.eastday.com  |  2021-09-30 11:50

The National Day holiday period is coming soon. Have you decided where to go? As the pandemic is still here, citizens are suggested not to travel to risk areas. But you can still explore the city and have a wonderful holiday by attending the following activities:

I. Events and activities

Shanghai Urban Space Art Season 2021

The SUSAS 2021 consists of a thematic exhibition at the Columbia Circle, two key exemplar neighborhoods (Xinhua Sub-district and Caoyang Sub-district) and 18 other exemplar neighborhoods across the city. The thematic exhibition at the Columbia Circle will provide citizens an opportunity to understand the concept of “15-minute Community Life Circle: People’s City” through exhibitions, case presentations, user experience, public activities, academic seminars and public art.

Duration: 25.9.2021-30.11.2021

Hello Shanghai Street Artists Performances

30 events will be organized by the Putuo District Administration of Culture and Tourism, bringing theater art to the streets of Cao Yang. It aims to create zero distance between art and life, between the stage and the seats, and between the actors and the audience through immersive audiovisual enjoyment.

Duration: 25.9.2021-30.11.2021

Addresses: Centennial Park, Caoyang Cinema, Guixiang Terrace

Second Chenshan Grass Camping Festival

Duration: 1.10.2021-4.10.2021

Address: Chenshan Botanical Garden, No. 3888 Chenhua Highway, Songjiang District, Shanghai

Watching children’s stage plays, counting stars, and listening to bedtime stories in the tent. The camping festival in the Chenshan Botanical Garden will be perfect for parent-child interaction. Participants can also explore the botanical wonderland, enjoy a children’s catwalk show, and interact with flying dolls.

2021 Jinshan Sea Fishing Cultural Festival

Duration: 1.10.2021-7.10.2021

Address: Jinshanzui Fishing Village, No. 6394 Huhang Highway, Jinshan District, Shanghai

With a focus on the inheritance of intangible cultural heritage, the 2021 Jinshan Sea Fishing Cultural Festival will create an immersive experience space in Jinshanzui Fishing Village, where craftsman will teach tourists how to build a sampan boat, make hand-painted lanterns and weave fishing nets. Tourists can have a homestay in the fishing village and visit the Huanghuali Wood Museum and experience the cultural inheritance of the last fishing village in Shanghai.

Chinese Trend Festival in Haichang Ocean Park

Duration: 27.9.2021-7.10.2021

Address: Haichang Ocean Park, No. 166 Yinfei Rd, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

To cater to the needs of the younger generation, the Haichang Ocean Park is opening its evening shows with nearly 500 drones lighting up the autumn sky. Activities like the Chinese-style costume makeover and a fun carnival will be organized. The nation’s first ocean-themed live action role playing (LARP) game will also be unveiled during the National Day holiday.

Second Tulip Garden Festival

Duration: 1.10.2021-31.10.2021

Address: Oriental G20 Flower Island, Yongle Village Asia Park, Yongxin Rd, Miaozhen, Chongming District, Shanghai

II. Exhibitions

Junna Maruyama Exhibition

Duration: 26.9.2021-10.10.2021

Address: Powerlong Museum, No.3055 Caobao Road, Minhang District, Shanghai

Opening hours: 10:00-18:00 Tuesday to Sunday (no admission after 17:00)

Price: 40 RMB

Literati’s Peach Blossom Spring

Duration: 29.9.2021-20.10.2021

Address: Powerlong Museum, No.3055 Caobao Road, Minhang District, Shanghai

Opening hours: 10:00-18:00 Tuesday to Sunday (no admission after 17:00)

Price: 40 RMB

Harvest from Generosity: Gifts for the Shanghai Museum

Duration: 28.9.2021-26.12.2021

Address: No.2 Exhibition Hall, Shanghai Museum, No. 201 People’s Avenue, Huangpu District, Shanghai

Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 Tuesday to Sunday (no admission after 16:00)

Price: Free

My Eye: Interactive Installations with Visual Games

Duration: 30.9.2021-20. 2.2022

Address: West Bund Museum, No. 2600 Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai

Opening hours: 10:00-17:00 Tuesday to Sunday (no admission after 16:00)

Price: 30 RMB