Dating ideas for Qixi: concerts in Beijing
On Chinese Valentine's Day why not have a little love in the air with a romantic concert.
The aptly named My Heart Will Go On will be staged at the Beijing Concert Hall. The concert features songs from romantic classics such as Titanic, Swan Lake and Cinema Paradiso. Songs from well-known Chinese romantic films, like Under the Hawthorn Tree and In the Mood for Love, will also be performed.
Opening times: 7:30 pm, Aug 13, Beijing Concert Hall, No 1 North Xinhua Street, Xicheng district, 010-6605-7006
Dating ideas for Qixi: Shanghai
Cats and tea
Cats and Japanese Sado are the twin themes at the Liyuan Cafe. An exhibition of feline photos will be on display as furry friends roam through the café. There will also be a Japanese Sado (tea) ceremony in the garden of the café. Admission free.
Opening times: 11:30 am-10 pm, Aug 10, 11, 13. Liyuan Cafe, No 5, Lane 1208, Liyang Road, Shanghai. 021-5696-2903.