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May 21, 2024

German Choir to bridge German Chinese friendship. Music Press Asia
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German Choir To Bridge China-Germany Friendship

As China and Europe have resumed exchanges and dialogue at all levels since the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of students and teachers from the Chinese Choir of Burg Gymnasium, a German high school, restarted cultural exchanges with China in March. Peng Liyuan, the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, warmly welcomed them in Beijing last week. After…

18th Changchun Film Festival Commences

The 18th China Changchun Film Festival (CCFF) kicked off on the evening of August 28 with a lot of Chinese filmmakers and stars attending the opening ceremony. Ten awards, including…

18th Changchun Film Fest. Music Press Asia

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Lang Lang Joins Music China 2022. Music Press Asia
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Lang Lang Joins Music China As Global Charity Ambassador

When it comes to global recognition, there are few icons more widely treasured than Chinese pianist Lang Lang, who has raised the profile of Chinese musicians to a new level on the international stage. For almost two decades, Music China has embarked on a similar journey. As one of the world’s largest trade fairs for musical instruments, the fair has…

Dunhuang Murals Inspire New Music Composition

The Dunhuang murals is one of China’s greatest discovery of the present era. A new musical Flying Apsaras has recently made its concert debut in Shanghai. Inspired directly by the…

An ongoing exhibition at the National Museum of China features a selection of reproductions of Dunhuang murals by the late Zhang Daqian. Music Press Asia
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Culture & Music To Play A Big Role On Belt And Road

While many more songwriters believe that there may be commercial sense to how things are being run in the digitalized world, the purpose of music making remains best performed in…

Music & Culture to play a big role on the Silk Road. Music Press Asia
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Culture & Music To Play A Big Role On Belt And Road

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is the most ambitious infrastructure plan in world history. Connecting the Chinese city of Guangzhou to Venice by sea and Beijing to Brussels by…

Music & Culture to play a big role on the Silk Road. Music Press Asia
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China Released New Five-Year Culture & Tourism Plan

Earlier this month (June), China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism released its 14th five-year plan to develop the various areas for the 2021-2025 period. The plan sets out the major…

Peking Opera has been China's greatest traditional art export. What are China's new plans to boost culture and tourism? Music Press Asia
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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…

Harbin, Music City of the Future. Music Press Asia. Image by Hufton+Crow.
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Music China 20th Edition Still Happening in October

Updated on 18 August 2022: The upcoming edition will be held from 17 – 20 November 2022 with venue relocated from Shanghai to Nanjing’s International Expo Center. Music China, jointly organized by CMIA, Shanghai INTEX and Messe Frankfurt, will take place from 13-16 October 2021…

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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