Shenzhen to Have Various Christmas Events around the City
Shenzhen will be seeing a lot of events celebrating the Christmas holidays this week since the city have more than 500,000 expats calling it their home. Local and foreign artists will be holding a gala event at Sea World in Shekou featuring modern music and dances. Anders Nelsson a Swedish performers who has been active in the Hong Kong entertainment scene will be hosting the event and a children’s choir will be doling out Christmas carols as a Santa Claus will be handing out Christmas gifts. Local churches are also organzing services and parties for church members.
Those looking for other celebrations, Coco Beach in OCT Bay are hosting a live shoe and event for only 100 yuan. Eight areas in the beach are offering several various stress reliving games, robot dances and other interactive performances and demonstrations of small remote aircrafts as well. People who will participate in the games might get the chance to win fabulous prices such as an iPhone 5S, an Apple computer and Lenovo tablet.
But Christmas dinners will be different as there will be no poultry to be served due to the recent bird flu infections in the city and in Hong Kong. Some are taking this year’s Christmas to teach their children on the western culture of celebrating the Christmas holidays.