ExS - Events Selection - January 2021

Expat Services is gathering for you the main events occurring in Shanghai from various organizationsEach event comes with a flyer with a QR code. Scan it with a long press to register.

If you want to list an event, please contact our Client Service on WeChat: ExS-SH (138 1757 2920).


Bendo - January 8th

Bendo Community Group aims to connect afro-cultures through parties, networking events...


FC CLub - January 9th

Fashion Show & After Show at C LA VI

Click here to know more about it


Language Mix

every Thursday & Saturday

Practice a language, get a drink and meet new people in Shanghai. Language Mix is a relaxed language event where you wear flag stickers to represent what languages you speak, and the ones you want to learn. Then just walk around and talk to whoever you want!All language levels are accepted, don't worry about not being fluent enough.


RIINK - January 9th

Calorie Burn Skate Party with DJ Alynaa at RIINK this Saturday! Roll off those extra pounds from all the holiday big meals and have a fresh start for the new year!Happy hour till 8 pm, package deal available all day long. Follow our WeChat official account for more info: riinkshanghai


Global EBA

Tuesdays & Saturdays


AFIT - 2021 Fitness Camp

Are you ready to start the new year with a fitter & stronger body with happier & growth mindset? Excited to start the new year with our signature 8-week Transformation Challenge for you! If you're looking to transform yourself to have a HEALTHIER + BRAND NEW + STRONGER mind & body, this challenge is perfect for you! For more details, see AFit Brand New You Challenge. Join Season 1 before January 11th or Season 2 from March 1st.

Our uniquely designed Functional Training, and Fusion (Pilates, and Flexibility & Mobility, TRX) Sessions are well received by hundreds of happy clients busy professionals just like you.

2021, Start your healthy and active fitness journey with us! For new member, we give 10 days Free Trial Fitness Pass (Value 1068) to all Expat Services readers & members. Contact our customer service NOW!


The Excellence Convention

January 10th

(Early Bird until Jan. 6th, 23:45)


AYFS - January 11th

Are You Feeling Shitty? is a mental health support group and community, free and open to all. It is dedicated to providing substantive help to anyone who feels blue.


Flowbeat - Personal Training

Change from today, for a better me


Bendo - January 15th

Bendo Community Group aims to connect afro-cultures through parties, networking events...


Mandarin Community - January 17th

Taichi Workshop


Dernier Cri

Shanghai Cultural Agenda

Just scan to read their last selection

about concerts, theater, opera, dance...


Monday Morning Motivation

January 18th


AFIT - January 22nd

Growth Mindset & Healthy Lifestyle


Bendo - January 23rd

Bendo Community Group aims to connect afro-cultures through parties, networking events...


Hedonia - January

Hedonia is an official Approved Programme Provider (APP) of WSET in Shanghai, China, currently delivering the following programs:
  • WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
  • WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Online
  • WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
  • WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Online

Courses are delivered by professional wine educators from Europe, making Hedonia one of the very few centers in China offering WSET programs in English.

Next courses on January 23rdt & 24th for Level 2.

More information on http://en.hedonia.cn/wset


Yoga - Ski Retreat - 2nd to 6th Feb

at Yabuli Ski Resort


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