Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
How InsurTech is the new FinTech in Asia? @ XNode (Jingan)
New insurance investors on the block in Asia, InsurTech introduce themselves at XNode. Find out how to innovate within the insurance industry and what they’re looking for from new startups.
RSVP // 8.30 AM – 10.30 AM
Floor 9, Overseas Chinese Mansion, 129 West Yanan Road // 延安西路129号华侨大厦9楼, 近乌鲁木齐北路
Tiki Magic: Mixologist Daniele Dalla Pola @ Calypso
Your last chance to drink with cocktail mixologist Daniele Dalla Pola in Shanghai. The tribal medicine man, shaman mixologist Daniele Dalla Pola brings the Tiki magic to Calypso Lounge for one week. Feeling tropical, exotic and totally off the hook? You will do after you’ve tried a potion from the Tiki man. Read Shanghaiist’s full preview.
NO COVER // 5 PM – 1 AM
Piazza Jing An Kerry Center, 1218 Middle Yanan Road // 静安寺铜仁路近安义路, 延安中路1218号, 嘉里中心南区广场
Young China Watchers: Rob Schmitz, Street of Eternal Happiness @ Cafe Sambal
Rob Schmitz introduces his new book at Cafe Sambal, Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dream Along a Shanghai Road. Rob Schmitz is the China correspondent for American Public Media’s Marketplace, the largest business news program in the U.S. with more than 12 million listeners a week.
RSVP // 6.45 PM
259 Jiashan Road, near Yongjia Road // 嘉善路259号, 近永嘉路
Shanghai PRIDE Film Festival: Chupan Chupai @ Xin Cafe
PRIDE Film Festival screens Chuppan Chupai, an award-winning film exploring transgender activism in Pakistan. Following the everyday lives of four extraordinary individuals, the documentary uncovers the underground queer life in urban Islamic republic.
NO COVER // 7 PM
462 Changle Road, near South Shanxi Road // 长乐路462号, 近陕西南路
Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards @ Craft
Watch the latest installation of Game of Thrones at Craft, screened every Tuesday night. If you haven’t already, catch the penultimate episode of season 6 – Battle of the Bastards – as Jon Snow fights Ramsay for Winterfell.
NO COVER // 9 PM
7 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road (left of Donghu Hotel) // 东湖路7号, 近淮海路
⚽ UEFA Euro madness kicks off this Saturday, and Sasha’s is beaming the action live all month!
England vs. Slovenia kicks off at around 2am and if you’re a soccer fanatic who’s still unsure where to go watch the game, Sasha’s on 11 Dongping Road is promising to be a great place to be fully immersed in the experience. They’re bringing back their Euro Fanzone in their garden with a huge outdoor tent and a massive 5.6m screen which will be beaming all of the action live in HD this entire month from June 10 – July 11. Grab your tickets and be there! Read on
⚽ 5 bars screening the UEFA Euro 2016 matches live this month
Europe’s finest battle it out in France for the glory of their nations this month, in the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament. You can watch it all live through the late night and early morning at these 5 stellar bars across Shanghai, whilst downing special tournament beers and gorging on great food deals. Get in! Whether you call it football or soccer, fussball or calcio, you’ll be welcome at any of these bars. Read on
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!