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Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest Winners Announced!

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest Winners
Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Kenny Wongs: "I cleared a path by yelling '右立左行!'"
Our Favorite Entry, by Kenny Wong: “I cleared a path by yelling ‘右立左行!'” (stand on the right, pass on the left)

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest! We received a lot of hilarious and quite touching entries but alas, we only have so many prizes to give away!

The Winners

We have chosen three winners who will receive one pair of VIP tickets to both the Shanghai Calling World Theatrical Premiere at Xintiandi’s UME International Cineplex and the Shanghai Calling After Party at XTD Elevated. Please check your emails for important instructions to RSVP immediately. You will not be allowed into the event without being on the guest list and with the requisite tickets.

Kenny Wong & Jocelyn Shih

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest - Jocelyn Shih: "Nothing feels better than hailing down an Expocab."
“Nothing feels better than hailing down an Expocab.”
Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Kenny Wong: "My waitress was called Alien"
“My waitress was called ‘Alien'”
Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Jocelyn Shih: "What are these subtitles?!"
“What are these subtitles?!”
Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Kenny Wong: "My waitress was called Alien"
“I bought 2kg worth of books on the streets.”
Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Jocelyn Shih: "I saw a grandpa feeding his grandson french fries with chopsticks. "
“I saw a grandpa feeding his grandson french fries with chopsticks.”

An-Sophie Grysolle

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - An-Sophie Grysolle: "Shanghai feels like home"
“Shanghai Feels like home.”

Bob Caubergs & Tania Bergers

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Bob Caubergs & Tanie Bergers: "Glasses without glasses"Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Bob Caubergs: "Red carpet ready"

“Glasses without glasses” & “Red carpet ready”

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories - Tania Bergers
“Say what?” (package label: Vegetarian Spicy Shredded Pork)

Honorable Mentions

Here are a few additional entries that didn’t quite win but we nonetheless want to share. As a surprise, we’ve also selected several non-winning entrants to receive invites and tickets to the official Shanghai Calling After Party. Sadly, you won’t get to see the movie, but you’ll still get to see the stars and meet a lot of great people. Please check your email to see if you were selected and follow the instructions to RSVP.

Eric Chang

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest: Eric Chang.
“They said cumin was natural.”

Scott Zhang

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest: Scott Zhang
“Once on a date & already wanting to remedy my ‘banana’ image, when asked what part-time job I had in college, I replied, ‘走狗’ which means ‘betraying the country’ instead of ‘遛狗’ which is dog walking!”

Alex Hung

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest: Alex Hung
“I was thirsty so I went into a building that looked like a place where I could buy drinks; turns out it was a brothel run by a local gang; not really being able to speak Chinese, a very awkward and tense moment ensued.”

John Hong

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest: John Hong
“百人看不懂” (white people can’t read)

Dong Yanan

Shanghai Calling Expat Stories Contest: John Hong

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