9 Fantastic Events in Beijing This Spring!

The Spring Festival has come and gone
which means that the days of warm,
sunny weather and beers on the terrace
are just around the corner!
Or it’s gonna rain for a month. Could go either way.
Regardless, we’ve got some great events to get you feeling like Spring has truly sprung!

Danielle de Niese & Lucerne Festival Strings
Described by the New York Times as "opera's coolest soprano," Danielle de Niese is more than just the most magnetic presence in modern classical music. She's also a performer who shreds the classical rulebook. Don't miss out on her incredible live performance!

National Centre for the Performing Arts Concert Hall
March 7
From ¥100
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Punchline Comedy Club: All Irish Show
Punchline Comedy Club is proud to stage the famous "All Irish Show", starring three funnymen flown into Shanghai just for you! Brace yourselves, because this is going to be a long night of LOLing!

Vision 7, 3rd Floor, Hilton Beijing
March 21
¥190 (Early Bird)
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Pop singer-songwriter Sevdaliza is coming to Beijing! She initially debuted in 2014 with "Backseat Love," a single that landed The Anchored Kid, her first of two four-track EPs that were released in 2015. Following several more tracks in 2016 and 2017, she finally released a full-length album, Ison.

Omni Space
March 24
¥300 (Pre-sale)
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Barrowland Ballet: Poggle
This performance for kids follows the story of Vince, who longs to explore the forest but is too scared-- until one day he meets a friendly creature named "Poggle" and together, they go on an adventure. This warm, sensory dance theatre piece includes live music, simple rhythms, and comedy, in a world that children will love the chance to explore.

Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre Theatre Lab
March 15-April 1
From ¥240
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Beijing Ghost Tour
Why do Chinese zombies bounce? Who hanged himself next to Emperor Chongzhen behind the Forbidden City? And why is the ghost of the tragic Bell Tower Lady always saying thank you? Sign up for Beijing’s first ever Ghost Tour to find out why, and explore the haunted hutongs around Prince Gong’s Palace!

Beijing Ghost Tour Meeting Place
From ¥580 (1-4 People)
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Great Wall Festival
The Great Wall Festival is back, baby! The first headliners announced are Nina Kraviz, Dixon, and Recondite (already super exciting!) plus there’s gonna be a 5K run ON the actual Great Wall. Not many people can say they’ve done that, eh!?

The Great Wall of China
May 19th
From ¥720
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TNT Theatre Britain: Julius Caesar
Founded in 1980, TNT Theatre has established itself as one of the most popular international touring theatre companies in the world. The artistic director of TNT, Paul Stebbings, has won many awards for his work, from the Munich Biennale, to the Tehran Festival and even the government of Singapore! Watch as they take on Shakespeare's heightened political thriller, which exposes the passionate blood that flows between men in power.

Beijing Longfu Theatre
April 19-21
From ¥120
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A Musical Night of Hong Kong Cinema
The generation of Chinese people who were born in the 70s and 80s grew up during the golden age of Hong Kong films and cinema. The chivalry, the picturesque village and city life, and love and romance that were common themes have been wrapped into the hearts and memories of this whole generation. This concert brings out the nostalgia from many of these classic Hong Kong films.

Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre Grand Theatre
April 1
From ¥180
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Run to the Beat
Run To The Beat is the first music half marathon to come to Beijing! The run will take place in the beautiful Ming Tomb Reservoir Scenic Area in Changping District this May. Live bands and DJs will blast out tunes to make this a super fun run, and the music will continue even after you’ve crossed the finish line!

Ming Tomb Reservoir
May 20th
From ¥125
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So, how are you feeling about the upcoming spring season now?