Events and Activities Calendar for June| June 04, 2024

As summer approaches, prepare to celebrate Shanghai’s cultural diversity and artistic vibrancy. Whether you are a seasoned enthusiast or a curious newcomer, let your imagination soar as you explore the artistic range of this enchanting metropolis.

Expos & Fairs

1. 2024 Shanghai International Carbon Neutrality Expo in Technologies, Products and Achievements

The expo will gather more than 600 companies from 14 countries and regions to unveil the latest achievements and emerging trends in the realm of carbon neutrality.

Date: June 5 to 8

Address: Shanghai New International Expo Center, No.2345 Longyang Road, Pudong New Area

2. The 10th China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair

The fair features exhibitors from over 10 foreign countries including Sweden, Israel, and Singapore, to showcase their most advanced technologies.

Date: June 12 to 14

Address: Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, No.1099 Guozhan Road, Pudong New Area

3. Design Shanghai 2024

Design Shanghai, recognized as Asia's premier international design event, is poised to showcase innovations and spotlight emerging brands. The event will illuminate the convergence of design, technology, and sustainability, offering attendees a glimpse into the future of creative excellence.

Date: June 19 to 22

Address: Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, No.1099 Guozhan Road, Pudong New Area

4. FBIF2024

Delve into the future of the food and beverages industry at FBIF2024, where industry leaders such as Pepsi and China's dairy giant Yili will share their global success stories and provide valuable insights into upcoming industry trends.

Date: June 25 to 27

Address: National Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai, No. 333 Songze Avenue, Qingpu district


Art Exhibitions

1. Fantastic Visions: 100 Years of Surrealism from the National Galleries of Scotland

Ready to make its debut in China, this exhibition offers a captivating journey through a century of surrealism. It is divided into three sections, vividly illustrating the evolution of surrealism from the early to late 20th century.

Date: Until Aug 31

Address: Museum of Art Pudong, No. 2777 Binjiang Avenue, Pudong New Area

2. Ages of Splendor: A History of Spain in the Museo del Prado

This exhibition features 70 masterpieces from the collections of Museo del Prado. Among the exhibition pieces, which is Prado's the largest presentation in China so far, 16 pieces have never been viewed outside of Spain.

Date: Until Sept 1

Address: Museum of Art Pudong, No. 2777 Binjiang Avenue, Pudong New Area

3. I Never Dream Otherwise than Awake: Journeys in Sound



The exhibition highlights cutting-edge international sound art, featuring nearly 30 significant sets of new media artworks. By showcasing both classic sound art works and the latest experiments, it explores how sound serves as a catalyst for new artistic creations.

Date: Until Sept 17

Address: West Bund Museum, No. 2600 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui district

4. Matias Sanchez: The Vice of Painting


The exhibition showcases Matias Sanchez, a prominent Spanish painter that is known for his exceptional talent. Using oil paint, Sanchez skillfully portrays absurd and surreal scenes that captivate the audience with their richness and intrigue, demonstrating his mastery of the medium.

Date: Until June 10

Address: PowerLong Museum, Gallery 7, No. 3055 Caobao Road, Minhang district

5. On Stories


The exhibition features more than 40 works related to movies, dramas, novels, folk tales and legends. The exhibition depicts important scenes in the classic works, creating a fusion of familiarity and mystery.

Date: Until July 14

Address: Hall 3, Long Museum West Bund, No. 3398, Longteng Avenue, Xuhui district

6. Chen Yingjie Solo Exhibition: Intuitive Wanderings


This solo exhibition showcases Chen Yingjie's latest creations, inspired by his recent travels to Yunnan province, Xizang autonomous region, and other locations. Chen, a post-90s artist, has extensively explored remote wilderness areas, often sketching outdoors under time constraints. His works exhibit a sense of speed and spontaneity due to the mixed improvisation and rapid on-the-spot creation techniques he employs during his artistic process.

Date: Until June 14

Address: Long Museum West Bund, Gallery 6, No. 3398, Longteng Avenue, Xuhui district

7. Mehdi Ghadyanloo: The Stolen Memories


This exhibition will present 18 works by Iranian artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo, of which 12 oil paintings and watercolor paintings are new creations. From 2004 to 2011, Ghadyanloo painted more than 100 giant murals in the Iranian capital to bring hope and color back to the city.

Date: Until July 28

Address: Long Museum West Bund, No. 3398 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui district

8. Surprendre Le Jour Avec La Nuit


French artist Milène Sanchez's debut exhibition outside of Europe has made its way to Shanghai's Icicle space, showcasing a collection of artworks that delve into the themes of life, eternity and sensibility.

Date: Until Aug 25

Address: Icicle Space, second Floor, Building 2, Science and Technology Oasis Phase 3, No. 2570 Hechuan Road, Minhang district



1. Shanghai Night Festival 2024

This night festival will host a series of special events, such as Night at Museum, Night at Zoo, Sports Night activities. It is also ready to launch this year's Terrace Season, Park Season, and Waterfront Season.

Date: Until September

Address: North and South Boulevards of Fuxing Park (Launching Ceremony), various locations across Shanghai (Other events)

2. The 26th Shanghai International Film Festival

As the only international competitive film festival in China, SIFF serves as a crucial window to China's film development. The opening ceremony will be held on the evening of June 15 and the Golden Goblet Awards Ceremony will be held on June 22, both at the Shanghai Grand Theatre.

Date: June 14 to 23

Address: Various locations across Shanghai

3. The 29th Shanghai TV Festival

The esteemed Magnolia awards ceremony of Shanghai TV Festival will be held on the evening of June 28 at the Lin-gang Performing Arts Center. The selection of the festival's Magnolia Awards has attracted nearly 1,000 entries from 57 countries and regions across all five continents.

Date: June 24 to 28

Address: Various locations across Shanghai



1. No Longer Human


This musical is based on the phenomenal novel of the same name, and features shining stars such as actor Bai Jugang and musical idol Liu Lingfei. The musical sheds light on the topic of Eastern patriarchy and how prevalent it is in society even now.

Date: May 31 to June 8

Address: Shanghai Grand Theater, No. 300, Renmin Avenue, Huangpu district

2. Li Qingzhao

This dance performance pays tribute to Li Qingzhao (1084 to 1155), a renowned poet from the Song Dynasty (960 to 1279). Li was also one of the most celebrated female literati in ancient China.

Date: June 7 to 9

Address: Shanghai Dance Theater, 2 Building, Hongqiao Road, Changning district

3. Eden by Joyce DiDonato


Internationally acclaimed second soprano and three-time Grammy Award winner Joyce DiDonato will present her latest and most significant work,

Eden, in Shanghai, marking the premiere of her Asia tour.

Eden delves into the intricate relationship between humanity and nature through the theme of natural balance and symbiosis. This immersive experience guides the audience to explore the essence of nature, resonate with its rhythms, and unravel the mysteries of life.

Date: June 9

Address: Shanghai Grand Theater, No. 300 Renmin Avenue, Huangpu district

4. Mozart-L'opera Rock


Through a combination of original rock music and Mozart's classics, this French musical depicts the artistic life of musician Mozart.

Date: June 27 to July 14

Address: Shanghai Cultural Plaza Theatre, No. 597 Fuxing Middle Road, Huangpu district


Sports Events

1. 2024 World University Championship Futsal

The event is hosted by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), and it strives to promote sportsmanship and spark interest in university-level football globally. The event is held every two years.

Date: June 10 to 16

Address: Shanghai University of Engineering Science; the Sports Center of Songjiang University Town; the Songjiang Gymnasium

2. The 4th Shanghai Citizen Games (Go-Kart Race)

Sports enthusiasts in Shanghai, except professionals, can register to participate in this go-karting race, with tickets for a comprehensive karting experience awarded to winners.

Date: Until June 30

Address: No. 35 Xueye Road, Pudong New Area; No. 318 Xintongxin Road, Hongkou district; No. 300 Shenzhuan Road, Songjiang district; B1 Floor, Aegean Shopping Center, No. 1588 Wuzhong Road, Minhang district


Stay tuned for more updates and get ready to immerse yourself in Shanghai's amazing events this June!


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