Cultural Life

Shanghai is the birthplace of Haipai culture, which combines southern and Western cultures and is what admirers think of as the soul of a city that never sleeps.

The term Haipai (‘Shanghai style’ was coined by a group of Beijing writers, in 1920, as a form of criticism of some Shanghai scholars whose style of writing they considered too admiring of money and Western culture.

Art and politics

Created to convey the government's message of the day, propaganda posters were often also remarkable works of art.  Read More

Cultural Life

Shanghai is the birthplace of Haipai culture.

Takagism gains popularity in Shanghai

Takagism games are increasingly popular around the city.  Read More

Fashion 911

A unique boutique openis till wee hours to cater for Shanghai's busy fashionistas.  Read More

Art marks Sino-Hungary ties

Works from one of the greatest painters of the 19th century, Mihaly Munkacsy, are touring to China.  Read More

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