Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
2017 UFC Fight Night Ceremonial Weigh-in @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
UFC’s debut in mainland China features Bisping, one of the most accomplished athletes in the UFC, takes on Gastelum, former winner of The Ultimate Fighter. In the co-main event, China’s elite MMA welterweight star Li Jingliang squares off in a welterweight clash against Zak Ottow.
📍 1200 Expo Avenue | 世博大道1200号
Cie zeitSprung: Komplizen Reloaded @ Shanghai International Dance Center
Komplizen Reloaded is an investigative exploration of what defines communities of people with a shared goal, as it empowers the audience to start their own gang and invites them to search for their own accomplices.
📍 1650 Hongqiao Road | 虹桥路1650号
French Christmas Market @ The Pearl
Inject some French flair into your holidays this year, as The Pearl’s third edition of their French Christmas market takes on a chic Parisian theme with vendors selling all things français. Over 40 stores will be peddling handmade products such as jewelry and beauty products, while traditional Christmas fare such as mulled wine, foie gras, and waffles will keep you watered and fed. Children (and adults too) can meet Santa to find out if they’ve been naughty or nice.
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Dada Life @ MYST
Swedish electro house duo Dada Life was formed in 2006 by Olle Cornéer and Stefan Engblom. They are known for their humor during their live performances, while their name is a homage to the absurdist movement of the early twentieth century. Dada Life lets loose large inflatables in the shapes of bananas and champagne bottles, which have now become signatures in their live shows.
📍 1123 Mid Yan’an Road | 延安中路1123号
BACKSTAGE SECRETS by Russell James @ Harbour City – Gala Hall
Victoria’s Secret fashion show’s photographer Russell James lands his first photographic exhibition in Shanghai, and this is the last day of the exhibition. Don’t miss this chance to take a close look behind the scenes of the biggest and most watched fashion show in the world. James’ photographs capture the candid moments, contagious excitement, and driving passion behind this global cultural phenomenon.
🕒 Last day, 10am
💰 Presale ￥150
📍 1800 Binjiang Avenue | 滨江大道1800号
Ultimate Sunday brunch @ Pudong Shangri-La
This mega brunch spans 13 live cooking stations including the hotel’s Japanese restaurant Nadaman, as well as dishes from Germany, France, China, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, India, Thailand, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Peru. A live band will perform inside Yi Café, and there’s face painting, a table magician and a supervised kids center for the little ones.
🕒 Every Sunday, 12-3pm
📍 33 Fucheng Road | 富城路33号
Handel’s Advent Choral and Orchestral Works @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
George Frideric Handel is one of the Baroque era’s greatest composers, noted particularly for his operas, oratorios, and instrumental compositions. The concert will be conducted by Pál Tamás, a Hungarian conductor who excels in interpreting lyric dramas on almost every continent, along with countertenor Li Mei Li, tenor Boyd Owen, baritone Wang Li Fu, and soprano Nao Nakai.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
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