HQB invites you to enjoy old games, listen to ‘Voice of SZ’

Writer: Cao Zhen  |  Editor: Vincent Lin  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2021-06-01

‘Voice of Shenzhen’

From cruise ships’ whistles in Shekou Port to birds’ humming in Huanggang Park, from keyboard typing sounds in an office in Shenzhen Hi-Tech Park to the sound of sea waves in Dameisha, visitors can now listen to various sounds recorded in Shenzhen at the “Voice of Shenzhen” exhibition.

Visitors can listen to various sounds in a spherical installation at HQB Museum. Photo from HQB Museum’s WeChat account

The HQB Museum is also inviting visitors to contribute old portable cassette players, MP3 players, CDs, albums, cassettes, video tapes, singers’ posters or even notebooks with your copied lyrics. The museum accepts items via donations or loans. Contact Hua Xiaoqiang via WeChat account “HQB202012” or by calling (0755) 8320-2020.

Dates: Until Aug. 15

‘Game Light Year’

The “Game Light Year” exhibition reviews electronic games in China with old gaming devices displayed and showings of popular video game clips.

Dates: Until June 14

The HQB Museum records and protects the unique culture of the Huaqiangbei electronics market. Items in the museum’s permanent exhibition reflect collective memories of the area along with its social and economic development, including electronic products made in Huaqiangbei over the past 40 years as well as old photos.

Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Mondays

Booking: WeChat account “HQB_Museum”

Venue: HQB Museum, 5/F, Modern Window Commercial Plaza, Futian District (福田区现代之窗商业广场五楼华强北博物馆)

Metro: Line 2 or 7 to Huaqiang North Station (华强北站), Exit E2