IBLAC stands for International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council. The IBLAC forum was initiated in 1989 by then Shanghai Mayor Zhu Rongji, who later became China’s premier. It has grown into an international think-tank for Shanghai mayors. Starting with 12 members from seven countries, its membership has since expanded to nearly 50 from 16 nations.
Shanghai International Arts Festival, hosted by the Ministry of Culture and organized by Shanghai government, is the only state-level arts festival in China. Established in 1999, the annual event has grown into a significant platform for cultural exchange. The arts festival follows the tenet of “A Festival of Arts, a Gala for All” and consists of stage performances, exhibitions, the “Art Space” series, arts education program, performing arts fair, forums, themed festivals, and the young talents program called “Rising Artists’ Works.”
This column compiles popular activities and events in Shanghai, so you don't have to! It covers exhibitons, concerts, drama performances and other fun activities. This useful guide will help you decide where to head when you have some spare time. If you have any suggestions or recommendations, please contact us at email@example.com.
The ancient arts and crafts of China, for centuries, have attracted international attention for their intricacy and subtlety. From porcelain to jade, furniture, paintings and screens and scrolls, they embody the essence of Chinese history and culture. This series explores some of the best examples of Chinese antiques.
The second China International Import Expo will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from November 5 to 10, 2019.
This section explores the Yangtze River Delta region in various aspects, including its economy, tourism and transport facilities, as it is being built into a truly leading demonstration area for the implementation of new development concepts and a globally competitive world-class urban agglomeration.
Officially launched on September 29, 2013, the Shanghai (Pilot) Free Trade Zone is designed a four-pronged institutional innovation strategy targeted at investment management, trade facilitation, financial services and transformation of government functions.
The fourth World Internet Conference (WIC) will be held in the river town of Wuzhen from Dec. 3 to 5.
Designers from around the world share their proud projects, design spirits, ideas and give professional views about the industry.
From pottery to ritual bronzes, jade burial suit, porcelain, embroidery and ornaments, every cultural relic witnesses the history of China and has an interesting story to tell. This series explores some of the greatest national treasures collected in the major museums of China.
In this home and deco series, we interview families from around the world about their design and furnishing ideas, their daily routines, their lifestyles and how they find their dreamy home in this dynamic city. No matter big or small, their home represents their attitude and aesthetic toward life, and their stories with Shanghai.
"Belt and Road," a signature policy unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, embraces 65 countries to expand commerce and international relations. The initiative connects China with Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa via the Old Silk Road and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. This series explores how the initiative is faring by land and by sea.
Every day we flood through the turnstiles, board Metro trains and watch somewhat disinterestedly as stations flash past the window. Aside from taking us to work, shopping, entertainment and social engagements, the Metro system is also an ideal gateway for sightseeing. This series will travel along Metro lines, hopping off at stations to explore local attractions.
October 1, 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
The Rolex Shanghai Masters is back for its 10th edition this year. Over the years, it has emerged as Asia’s most successful and awarded tennis tournament. As an ATP Masters 1000 event, it is also the continent’s biggest men’s tennis event.
"Speaking of Shanghai..." is a special series of short videos chatting with 20 people about their lives and stories in the city, and what comes next. The series was produced in commemoration of Shanghai Daily's 20th birthday.
Shanghai has become one of the world’s most international metropolises, where a great number of foreigners live, work and study. They have injected a strong vitality to the city and facilitated its economic and social development, as well as international cooperation and exchanges. To recognize their contribution to Shanghai, the city government set up the Magnolia Award, named after the city flower, to be presented annually.
C. M. Rubin (Cathy) is the founder of CMRubinWorld, an online publishing company focused on education, entertainment and lifestyle. Her award-winning series, “The Global Search for Education,” brings together over 600 distinguished thought leaders from around the world to explore the key education issues faced by most nations.
Aerial Shanghai shows the city from above. The video series features most iconic and beautiful sites in different districts.
People with big hearts are the treasures of society. Shanghai has recognized the city’s best charity programs to inspire more people to become involved in helping the less fortunate. This series profiles some of the Samaritans who are making that happen in their communities.
It’s said if Bund was like a bow, then Nanjing Road was the arrow, flying westward which has been the direction that has guided Shanghai’s urban development. Many of China’s modern facilities made its debut here, such as the gas and electric lamps, trolley cars, elevators and skyscrapers. So after exploring the bow-shaped Bund, I decided to walk westward along the 19th-century Nanjing Road that is undergoing a 21th-century regeneration.