Make a trip, beat the heat calls Eco Design Fair

Eco Design Fair (EDF) is returning for the eighth year in its largest reincarnation yet from June 3 to 5 at the Lafayette Art and Design Centre in Huang Pu district, Shanghai China.

This year’s event, held in tandem with World Environment Day on June 5, is unlike any other as it brings to audiences a multisensorial journey through interactive art installations, not-to-be-missed live performances, captivating eco designs, lifestyle products and healthy delicacies from more than 150 local and international brands.

This year’s theme – ‘’Beat The Heat’’ – will be a guide in keeping your cool in Shanghai as the mercury rises for the summer and globally in urban environments.

“This year, we’re celebrating the positive power of heat instead of being daunted by the challenges of climate change. We want to show Shanghai residents that everyone can make positive, impactful differences with just a few lifestyle changes”, said Sherry Poon, founder of EDF.

EDF presenting sponsor eco&More shares this desire to make it easy for people to live healthier, more eco-friendly lives.

“By creating amazing home and personal care products with plant-based ingredients and incredible essential oils, we help people understand that the choices they make have a big impact on the health of our families and on the earth,” says Jeni Sae-yang, founder of eco&more.

“We’re thrilled to be a contributor to bringing EDF and its green, community-building values to a larger audience this year. We hope everyone will join us to spread our message: what’s good for the Earth is good for you and your family”.

Immerse yourself with art installations by artists Keflione (France), Carlo Maria Rossi (Italy), Xixi Yang (China), Wook Jin Han (Korea) and Climate Change exhibition by Business Ecology. Participate in our seminars to learn how to make a difference with our dynamic and insightful speakers who are passionate about the eco way of life.

Lessen your carbon usage, reduce waste from landfills and see your items in a new light by paying a visit to our Repair, Reuse, Refill and Recycle area.

Coming with kids? This year we have an entire floor dedicated just for kids! Let the kids take up free dance classes with Souldancing and create arts & crafts with PlayClass.

Feeling peckish by now? Head on up to the EDF Marketplace at the attic and you will be spoilt for choice. Eat your way to a healthier planet with Pure & Whole, LOHAS pop-up café, Zotter Organic Chocolate and more. These food and beverages brands will bring to you fresh and healthy menus for you to eat with a peace of mind.

Head on over to the main stage where you can catch various unaccompanied live performances. Daily fashion presentation supported by Studio Ebony will also let you in to the latest fashion trends from the who’s who of eco fashion in Shanghai.

Get 40RMB door gifts from YIMISHIJI with every entry ticket (20RMB) and stand the chance to win the grand prize of a resort stay at the Regalia Resort & Spa worth 3,500RMB.

LOHAS Magazine (Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability), the official media organiser of this year’s EDF, offers eco-friendly products and choices that encourages and educates Shanghai residents to adopt a LOHAS way of life.0

With the new LOHAS Earth plan, LOHAS Magazine has been dedicated to a better natural environment in partnership with different LOHAS associations and NGOs.

Wait no more! Hop on to Uber and join us to discover how we can make differences with just a few simple steps! At one click away with our special Uber promo code “EDF16” you can get get 10RMB off your ride to the fair.

What awaits you is fun and more fun as you busk in the warmth of the heat. Let’s beat the heat this summer!

Opening Hours:
3 June 2016 - 1pm to 8pm
4 June 2016 - 11am to 8pm
5 June 2016 - 11am to 6pm

Tickets are priced at 20 RMB each and can be purchased through:
https://247tickets.cn/ and http://www.wanzhoumo.com/

Venue:
Lafayette Art and Design Center, 323 Fuxing Zhong Lu (near Madang Lu), Huangpu District
Metro line 10, Xintiandi station, exit 2

About Eco Design Fair
Eco Design Fair is a grass-roots community consumer event showcasing sustainable innovations and design in Shanghai. The events draw national attention to Shanghai’s unique intersection of art, commerce, and sustainability. Started in 2008, the Eco Design Fair is the city’s first such initiative that provides the community with green tools to support restorative, environmentally-positive design and lifestyles.

Eco Design Fair 2016 is presented by eco&more and co-organised by Pivot Marketing, a full service creative agency in Shanghai.
www.ecodesignfair.cn
www.pivot-marketing.com

For more information, please contact:
Ena Hung, Pivot PR
ena@pivot-marketing.com

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