The Suzhou Creek Cultural Festival kicked off recently in Putuo District with a lineup of exhibitions, performances and contests.
The 11th Changfeng Cup singing competition drew 2,467 contestants who are all newcomers to Shanghai. The competition gave them a stage to show off their talent.
The festival also featured a recitation contest to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the victory of Long March, an epic military retreat undertaken by the Communist-led Red Army.
Changshou Community organized various art and recreational activities for local white-collars, including amateur performances, art shows and coffee tasting to let young office workers take a break from their daily grind.