Sesame Street Comes To Shenzhen

Joe Macpherson   |   June 21, 2019

Beloved Characters Come to Shenzhen Mall

Sesame Street is a well-known and much beloved educational children’s TV series. It has been shown multiple countries around the world and chances are that when you were a child you would have seen it at some point in time. With bright colourful characters, and a strong educational theme, it became a mainstay on our TV screens for years.  In fact in 2019 it celebrated its 50-year anniversary (芝麻街50周年巡展).

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Bert and Ernie

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Cookie Monster – Everybody’s Favourite?

To commemorate this feat the Nanshan MixC Mall at Hi-tech Park has a Sesame Street theme for all to enjoy.  As you may have seen, malls in Shenzhen often change themes every few months, with different characters coming and going, and now is the time for Sesame Street.   This mall is almost like a small community in itself, with a large outside area for people to roam around and enjoy.   Dotted around you will see all the famous Sesame Street characters you know and love, such as Cookie Monster, Big Bird and Elmo. There are large and well detailed colourful statues that the local children are enamored with.

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Big Bird

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You can take pictures with the various statues, in fact its encouraged.  Just be prepared to wait for your turn, especially on weekends when there are long lines.  Since this is a free exhibition of such there are lots of families and children here, and the odd solo adult like myself.  So for any Sesame Street fan or if you’re simply curious, pop along and have a look.

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The rest of the gang

The exhibition will exhibit from now until the 31st of July.

Want to go?

Nanshan MixC Mall, The Mixc World, 9668 Shennan Boulevard, Yuehai Street, Nanshan District 南山区粤海街道深南大道9668号, 万象天地

By Metro: Hi-tech Park Metro station exit A (line 1)

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