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Gardens of Punjab Exhibition on Hali Fair Virtual Gallery. Music Press Asia
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A Textile Showcase of Punjab’s Abstract Gardens

When most art exhibitions in the world are just beginning to open its doors again to the public, the virtual experience of visiting smaller spaces is still an option we’d opted this weekend. Considering the health and convenience aspect of it all, I had the rooms, spacious and brightly lit with sunlight toasting the floors of the exhibit, all to myself needless to say. During the times of an undivided Punjab — prior to the partition of India in 1947 — an artisan of embroidery craftwork sits quietly finishing needlework…

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Rainforest World Music Festival. Artist performance. Music Press Asia
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Rainforest World Music Festival Goes Virtual

The organiser of the Rainforest World Music Festival isn’t letting the pandemic stop them from sharing the tropical goodness of what Sarawak and its 27 ethnic tribes can offer. In less that 24 hours, the virtual event will begin with a great line-up right in front of your screen. Bringing forward the theme that was meant to happen last year,…

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Harbin, Music City of the Future. Music Press Asia. Image by Hufton+Crow.
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Harbin: The Music City of the Future

Harbin, the capital of HeiLongJiang, is a city situated in the northernmost province of China. During the late 19th century, it was widely known as the commercial and industrial hub most synonymous to the Trans-Siberian Railway; when the Chinese Eastern Railway was built there, Harbin was regularly frequented by Russian engineers. With over 4,5 million population, not even its extreme winter…

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Jay Chou & Sotheby's Collaborate in Auction Series. Music Press Asia
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Jay Chou, Sotheby’s Collaborate in Auction Series

It hasn’t come as a surprise that Jay Chou is a serious art collector. In his latest collaboration as a curator with Sotheby’s Hong Kong, Jay Chou is uniting entertainment and fine art in this anticipated events marking the inaugural edition of Sotheby’s auction series titled CONTEMPORARY CURATED: ASIA. Jay Chou is a man with many talents. Having already achieved…

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6 Ways To Celebrate World Ocean Day. June Feature. Music Press Asia
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6 Ways To Celebrate World Ocean Day

The scientific discipline of oceanography was not taken seriously until a joint expedition was set up in 1872, an expedition that sailed around the world for three and a half years. Organized by the British Museum, the Royal Society and the British government, the expedition set forth from Portsmouth on a former warship called HMS Challenger. “Until well into the…

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Stream of Praise released latest single inspired by Covid-19. Music Press Asia
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Stream of Praise Released New Single, Covid-19 Inspired

Stream of Praise music ministries have recently released their latest single 盡情地微笑 Smile – 同心合一版in a collaboration with the Joshua Orchestra, Tianyun Chorus, Xindian Xingdao Club and Taipei Fuxing Church. Directly translated as ‘Because of Love, Smile to our Heart’s Content’, the title of the single was inspired by the ongoing pandemic that is just beginning its spread in Taiwan…

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Music China's 20th edition - the world's largest music expo - is taking place in Shanghai this coming October. Music Press Asia
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Music China 20th Edition Still Happening in October

Music China, jointly organized by CMIA, Shanghai INTEX and Messe Frankfurt, will take place from 13-16 October 2021 in Shanghai, China. Widely recognized as one of the world’s largest musical instrument trade shows, Music China is an effective platform for traders from around the world. Last year alone, it has successfully drawn over 1.62 million views through its online exhibition…

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Music Playlist: Malaysia classic Hari Raya songs. Music Press Asia.
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Playlist: Hari Raya, Ramadhan & Aidilfitri

Malaysians, over the past two months, have endured much. Having persevered under the movement control order (M.C.O), it then later the conditional movement control order (C.M.C.O), another order has been given by the government to enter another new phase. Extended for another four weeks until 9 June, ‘balik kampung’ meaning ‘back to where you belong’ for the Hari Raya celebration…

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ADEX promotes ocean artists part of its virtual expo. Music Press Asia.
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ADEX Features Seven Ocean Artists

ADEX, Asia’s largest dive expo, is known as a huge advocate of the ocean. Last Saturday, its virtual expo — ADEX Pixel Virtual Expo — celebrates ocean arts with its very own collective group of Ocean Artist. Its ‘Art for Sale’ event featured seven artists from all corners of the world, including Anuar Abdullah (Malaysia), Jade Hoksbergen (Taiwan) and Anindia…

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Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 torch relay will end in Tokyo on 23 July. Music Press Asia
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Tokyo Olympic Games Torch Relay

The Olympic Torch Relay of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this year is already on its way (since 25 March), a year after the arrival of the flame. For another two more months, Japan will be watching the Olympic Flame tour more of its spectacular coastlines and prominent cities. Beginning its epic journey at the J-Village in Fukushima, the journey…

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