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Whether you can or can't make it to a real dragon boat race, you and your kids can still make the most of the festival by getting your hands dirty with some arts, crafts and cooking. ...

For over 2,000 years, Dragon Boat Festival has been a traditional holiday celebrated annually in China. More traditionally known as Duanwu Festival, some legends claim that it commemorates an ancient Chinese poet, Qu Yuan [1], who consistently displayed love and devotion to his country through his work. However, during the Warring States period of the Zhou Dynasty, he was exiled and, rather...

Shanghai has been a buzz with the world premier of the fifth instalment of /Pirates of/ /The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales/ at Disney Resort Shanghai last night starring Johnny Depp. In yesterdays post [1], we brought you all the action live from Shanghai Disney Resort as we were invited...

Ok, so maybe we embellished a bit on that sub headline. But we did get one of the very few coveted tickets to the World Premier of /Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales/ – courtesy of /Shanghai Disney Resort/ – premiering today in Shanghai and we may just get a glimpse of the main man on the red carpet.  This is the first time a Hollywood movie will premier in China. So, let’s just say this is pretty exciting as I’ve always been a massive fan of Mr. Depp and a...

Each month, the editors at /Shanghai Family /visit a variety of schools, interviewing the students about a range of subjects. This April we headed over to The Shanghai Community International Sch...

/Photo courtesy of westbundshanghai.com [1]/   ...

Unfortunately, for most foreigners, learning Chinese is just not something we can do on our own. Th...

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