The annual Winter Ball organized by the Qingdao Expat Charity Group brings holiday cheer and goodwill to Qingdao at the Shangri La Hotel on December 1, 2012. The formal event features a live band (Oriental Jam) and a raffle to aid the Qingdao Expat Charity (please prepare cash).

Tickets (400 yuan per) must be purchased and picked up in advance as there are no tickets transactions at the door – deadline is November 29 – please contact The charity ball is an 18+ Adults only event (仅18年以上的人).

The theme for this year’s annual charity ball is ‘Christmas in China’. The dress code is Traditional Chinese Attire for Ladies & Gentlemen (alternatively, black tie/formal suits also an option for Gents).

When: December 1, 6.30 pm
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel (China Hall)
Tickets: 400 yuan (RMB)
More Info:

More info on the 2012 Qingdao Winter Charity Ball:

  • Cocktails at 6:30pm
  • Dinner and Dance until midnight
  • After party at Q Bar

A table will seat 8 people ( 9 maximum if odd number of people want to sit together ) If you and your friends/colleagues already make up that number, we encourage you to reserve together to make things easier. If not, no worries, please order the number of tickets you are looking for.

Please send in a list of guests with their full name/s along with their individual food choices, either Meat or Vegetarian to

Special Room Rates:
Shangri-La is offering special room rates as below for people wanting to book themselves into the Hotel for the Winter Ball night/weekend. All reservations have to be made directly with the Hotel quoting “Qingdao Expat Winter Ball 2012” to avail these rates, thanks.

City Wing Superior Room: RMB 800 net per night (inclusive of 1-2 breakfast/s as per occupancy)

Valley Wing Executive Room: RMB 1200+15% surcharge per night (inclusive of 1-2 breakfast/s as per occupancy)

Thanks all, hope to see many of you at this year’s Winter Ball – all for a great cause – to support Qingdao Expat Charity !!

Best Regards,

Preeti Chaudhary
Qingdao Expat Group Administrator

T: +86 1 50532 27805

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Relevant Links:
Qingdao Expat Official Website

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