Shanghai Pride returns to the city for a fifth year this weekend, check out our rundown of the main events taking place during China’s premier LGBT pride event.
5K Run @ Xujiahui Park
09:00 // Xujiahui Park (889 Zhaojiabang Road 肇嘉浜路889号) – Fuxing Park (105 Yandang Road 雁荡路105号)
Pink Picnic @ Fuxing Park
11:00-16:00 // – Fuxing Park (105 Yandang Road 雁荡路105号)
Opening Party @ Zeal
21:00-late // (22 Zhongshandong’er Road 中山东二路22号) // Featuring performances, a lucky draw and drinks deals
Panel Discussion @ Eco Village
10:00-12:00 // Eco Village, 485 Fenglin Road 枫林路485号) // “Workplace diversity and acceptance” will be discussed by panellists which include speakers from Goldman Sachs, IBM, Bayer, and NGO’s Aibai and Community Business.
This Love @ Shanghai Rose
14:00-16:00 // Shanghai Rose (76 Nansuzhou Road 南苏州路76号) // A film about a marriage of convenience.
The Scream @ East West Theatre
19:30-21:30 // Glamour Bar, 5 Zhongshandongyi Road 中山东一路5号) // This black comedy about a bisexual love triangle will be played out in English then in Chinese. After party will be hosted by Glamour Bar.
Panel Discussion @ US Consulate General
14:00-16:00 // US Consulate General (8/F, Westgate Mall, 1038 Nanjing Road West 南京西路1038号梅龙镇广场8楼) // Gay marriage and marriage equality will be discussed by Chinese-American couple, Shen Yifei and Ah Qiang- respectively, a sociologist from Fudan University and co-founder of PFLAG China, an organisation formed by LGBT advocates and their parents, friends and supporters.
Pride5 BBQ @ Brownstone
14:00-19:00 // Brownstone (570 Yongjia Road 永嘉路570号)
Closing Party @ Sigma Club
21:00-02:00 // Sigma Club (601 Waima Road 外马路601号)