In a celebration of diverse cultural influences, the 2023 Foshan Sanlongwan Sci-Tech City China-Europe Culture Week is set to captivate residents and visitors alike from December 2nd to December 9th. Organized by the Sanlongwan Sci-Tech City Management Committee, this eight-day cultural feast promises an array of engaging activities that seamlessly blend European charm with local traditions.
Time: December 2nd-3rd (Saturday-Sunday), 10:30-21:30
Location: Foshan Park
Sanlongwan China-Europe Market: Kicking off the festivities is the China-Europe Market, a gathering of over 40 vendors featuring renowned brands from Foshan, Germany and other European countries, offering a delightful shopping experience right at the doorstep. From daily essentials to gourmet food, premium beverages, instruments, and more, the market brings a touch of European leisure to local culture. Visitors can indulge in a retro carnival atmosphere, sip coffee in a vintage setting, and partake in interactive performances and dance tutorials at the Gatsby Jazz Party.
European-Style Retro Carnival: Immerse yourself in the charm of European arts and retro culture with specially curated photo spots, including a retro coffee corner, a Gatsby-themed jazz party, and an interactive "Everyone is an Artist" zone. Engage in painting workshops, flash mobs, and dance tutorials, allowing everyone to experience the essence of a leisurely lifestyle.
Music Concert and Singing Contest: The market boasts multiple zones, including a main stage, interactive stage, market area, and camping zone, providing a diverse range of activities for participants.
December 2nd Evening: The opening ceremony and Music Concert feature European artists performing representative works, creating a magical fusion of Eastern and Western cultures through music.
December 3rd Afternoon: The grand finale of the "People Mountain, People Sing!" Singing Contest will witness the crowning of the annual music champion. In the evening, an outdoor movie screening adds a touch of warmth to the winter nights.
Opening Ceremony and Music Concert
Time: December 2nd Evening, 17:00-20:00
Location: Foshan Park
The enchanting venue of Songyuan, a space blending Chinese aesthetics, will host both local and international artists performing classic songs. A quartet of classical string musicians, renowned opera singer Cui Zhengrong, and young vocalist Lan Lan will present a mesmerizing musical journey, creating a harmonious blend of Eastern and Western cultures.
Sanlongwan Cruise Ball
Time: December 2nd, 14:00-18:00
Location: Sanlongwan No.1 Cruise
Experience joy, freedom, and retro vibes as you dance on the Sanlongwan Cruise. The event offers open swing dance lessons taught by professional instructors, making swing dancing accessible even to beginners. Embracing the culture of sharing, swing dancing allows participants to express themselves freely through casual and graceful movements, fostering a sense of community and friendship.
Talent Cycling Event
Time: December 3rd Morning, 8:30-12:00
Location: Sanlongwan Greenway
Embark on a 24-kilometer cycling route along the scenic Sanlongwan Sci-Tech City riverside, appreciating the ecological landscaping achievements of the city.
Football Invitational Tournament
Time: December 9th Morning, 9:00-11:30
Location: Lecong Sports Stadium, Shunde
Representatives from various enterprises and football enthusiasts, including local and international teams, will compete in a friendly tournament. Teams such as the Organizational Team, International Team, Talent Team, and Business Team will engage in a spirit of sportsmanship.
"People Mountain, People Sing!" Singing Contest Finale
Time: December 3rd Afternoon, 16:00-18:30
Location: Foshan Park
Celebrate the power of music as the city comes alive with the voices of its residents. The "People Mountain, People Sing!" Singing Contest Finale, centered around mass participation, scenes for everyone, collective creation, and online interaction, promises to showcase the charm of music, inspiring countless music enthusiasts with passion and dreams. The annual champion will be crowned in a spectacular event at Sanlongwan.
Join us at Foshan Park from December 2nd to 3rd for the 2023 Foshan Sanlongwan Sci-Tech City China-Europe Culture Week – where you can experience Europe's essence without leaving your doorstep!
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