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November 30, 2023

Mulan Chinese Dance Drama Premiered in US. Music Press Asia
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Chinese Dance Drama ‘Mulan’ Amazed Audience at US Premier

Chinese dance drama Mulan was recently performed in the United States from Sept 23 to Oct 1. The show had two performances at the Boch Center in Boston, followed by four performances at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C. Based on the legendary tale of Hua Mulan, the production tells the inspiring story of a courageous woman who…

Harbin Is UNESCO’s Music City

Original press release As this winter’s ice and snow festival is around the corner, the century-old Harbin Symphony Orchestra and Harbin Ballet have produced a large number of excellent plays…

Harbin is UNESCO Music City. Music Press Asia
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MusicDish & Keep It Local Collaborate. Music Press Asia

Keep It Local, MusicDish LLC Partner To Feature Malaysian Indie Bands

MusicDish LLC and Malaysia’s talent agency Keep It Local Entertainment has recently announced a collaboration to live broadcast five Malaysian Indie Bands in China. On the 16th of January, the live broadcast in the television show format will feature Sekumpulan Orang Gila, Kaya (the band), Billie Blue & The Nowhere Men, TimeMachine, and Jumero. In an email correspondence with Monica…

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

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

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…

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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China’s Music Expo Is Going Virtual

Music China, jointly organized by China Musical Instrument Association (CMIA), Shanghai INTEX and Messe Frankfurt, is physically returning to Shanghai New International Expo Centre on October 28-31, 2020. One of the world’s largest expos of musical instruments, Music China, last year alone, hosted more than 2,400 exhibitors from over 34 countries and…

Bechstein exhibiting its pianos at Music China 2019. Music Press Asia
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