On behalf of the Consul General, please see attached an invitation to the Celebration of Ireland event, to be held at the Shanghai Fashion Centre, this Saturday, 23 November, from 2pm-5pm.
The event is being organised to celebrate the opening of the new comprehensive official Ireland Weibo account in China:
Come and enjoy performances of traditional Irish dancing (by Celtic Storm), live traditional Irish music (by Ceol na Mara, and the Fudan University students’ University choir), and sample great Irish food and drink.
There will also be face-painting, Irish dancing lessons, a GAA display, a Leprechaun photo op, and an ‘Information lreland’ pop-up exhibition, making this a great event for all the family.
See as well a mini-preview of the upcoming production of ‘The New Electric Ballroom’ by Irish playwright Enda Walsh, which will run at Sasha’s Theatre in Shanghai from November 28 – December 5th .
Fantastic competitions and prizes at the event, and in real-time online: @爱尔兰驻华大使馆 weibo.com/irelandinchina. Great Ireland Weibo materials and gifts to pick up, including a collectable set of Ireland Weibo postcards.
The event will also feature some 16 participants, including the Consulate, Tourism Ireland, Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland, Cork City Council, a number of Irish Universities and Colleges, several well-known Irish food and drink companies and other Irish brands.
So join us at the Shanghai Fashion Centre, or link with us on Weibo, on the afternoon of 23 November, for a ‘Celebration of Ireland’!
The Shanghai Fashion Centre is located at 2866 Yangshupu Road (near Neijiang Road), Yangpu District. Free parking and shuttle bus from Yangshupu Lu Metro station.