Huangpu – British China or Chinese Britain?


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Huangpu – this district in the center of downtown Shanghai is a symbol of the hustle and bustle coming from its old colonial times when trading between China and Britain was the main force to make money. Still, the harbor city is a place for imports and exports – in every corner we see workers, traders, Shanghainese, and migrants of all kinds. The famous Nanjing Dong Lu with its high-end shopping malls is just around the corner from hidden alleyways with its traditional shops, the former second race course as well as a wonderful side step to the Uighur food corner. Chinese life in a British outfit, traditional and post-modern. Altogether shows this walk with Maja von dem Bongart from China Culture Consulting Co.

Date:
Monday, March 5

Time:
1:15pm Registration, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Meet:
Inside the lobby of the Henderson Building, in front of the Apple Store
300 Nanjing Road (E), near Henan Road
(metro line 2 and 10 to East Nanjing Road, station)
南京东路300号, 近河南路

End:
People’s Square
Xizang Road (M), near Nanjing Road (E)
西藏中路,近南京西路

Cost:
RMB 200

Please email events@seashanghai.org by March 2. Under Subject type “Huangpu Walkˮ and include your membership number, mobile phone number, and WeChat ID. SEA cancellation policy applies after March 2. The event costs need to be paid in cash only. SEA coordinator is Christa Douglass, mobile: 155-0219-4331.