Hey guys, we’ve got a busy few weeks ahead at Mandarin Community with loads of events coming up! The ones posted here aren’t even all of them! If you want to see more, please visit and join our meetup group at https://www.meetup.com/Shanghai-New-In-Town-Meetup-Group/. All of these events are free, but you will see that pre-booking is … Continue reading Upcoming Events
Come join us on Wednesday nights for a movie. On July 10th, we’ll be showing a Chinese comedy from 2017 called Duckweed. It tells the story of a young man who enjoys racing sports cars in the narrow streets of his small village and then gets into an accident that causes him to travel back … Continue reading Movie Night!
Here’s a quick list we’ve compiled of apps that will make your life in Shanghai way easier. Feel free to make suggestions in the comments section. WeChat: app used largely for chatting, can also use for video calls, payments, etc. The functionality is always improving Alipay: used for mobile payments including in stores, online, can … Continue reading Most Useful Apps for Shanghai
We finally got our official WeChat account set up (nothing is easy, is it??). We’ll be publishing fun articles with useful vocab and info about upcoming events. Use the QR code below to subscribe to our official WeChat account. We also have a WeChat group for Mandarin Community members and fans to follow where you … Continue reading Join the Mandarin Community WeChat Group
Hey! As frequent users of the Meetup App, we recently discovered that there was no Meetup group specifically for expats who are new to Shanghai, so we made one! We’ve already got a few events listed in the group including a movie night, a bar meetup/mixer and a casual talk from a Shanghai based real … Continue reading Shanghai New in Town Meetup
We’re excited to announce that Mandarin Community is officially open for business! To celebrate our grand opening we’ll be hosting a casual photo exhibition show casing the works of some local photographers. The theme is simply “China” and will include photos taken across this vast country. Take the opportunity to check out the work of … Continue reading Mandarin Community Launch Party & Photo Exhibit!
Mandarin Community’s new location is in the heart of Shanghai, just a 3 minute walk from People’s Square and surrounded by a bustling food street. We’re currently undergoing renovations and are scheduled to open on 1 June. Trial classes will be available starting in early May and any students who sign up for classes between … Continue reading Grand Opening!