The Shanghai Museum launched a creative design competition on May 18 and has called on art lovers from around the world to submit creations that are inspired by a selection of cultural relics from the museum. The winners of the competition will be determined through online voting and a professional jury panel. The final results will be announced in October and the top winner will receive a prize of 10,000 yuan ($1,529).
The inaugural Shanghai International Children’s Lifestyle Expo will take place from July 7 to 10, giving visitors the opportunity to learn about the different things that can help with children's physical and mental development. The 12,000-square-meter exhibition area will have several sections including a future library, a parent-kid education venue and a healthy living zone. The event will feature hundreds of companies from countries such as the United States, Japan and Germany.
The latest happiness index of Shanghai women stood at 3.54 out of 5, with more than 85 percent of them feeling happy about their lives. Statistics also show that the average expected lifespan of Shanghai female residents exceeds 85 years and that women have become more involved in society with a contribution rate of more than 23 percent, accounting for nearly 50 percent of the total contribution from welleducated talents in the city.