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July 28, 2021

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

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 tasks of developing the culture and tourism, including advancing social civility, establishing artistic creation systems for a new era, improving the protection, inheritance and utility of cultural heritage, and enhancing…

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…

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

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…

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…

Bechstein exhibiting its pianos at Music China 2019. Music Press Asia
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Philipp Grefer, founder of WISE and FakeMusicMedia. Photograph courtesy of Wise.
Philipp Grefer, founder of WISE and FakeMusicMedia. Photograph courtesy of WISE
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Eric Reithler-Barros Interviews Philipp Grefer Founder of WISE

Grefer speaks to Eric Reithler-Barros, founder of Fold Artists Shanghai and speaker at WISE, about the highlights at WISE this year. Music Press Asia releases Part 1 of a two-part interview series that highlights his thought processes curating the program at WISE, what the future holds, as well as works at FakeMusicMedia. BARROS: The WISE conference in Beijing occurred a…

Steinway Opens New HQ in Shanghai

Dubbed the finest piano makers in the world, Steinway & Sons has recently opened a new facility at the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, marking it as Steinway’s third largest…

Steinway & Sons Opens New Headquarters in Shanghai China. Music Press Asia

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NEU China to Debut in Beijing

What would you expect from a ‘future festival’? Wanna talk about media under attack, future without cars, whether robots will take our jobs or how our love lives will flourish?…

NEU China in Berlin 2016

A2LiVE Appoints New MD and CCO

China’s EDM Festival Giant – A2Live – has officially announced their newly-appointed executive role for its Shanghai headquarters. Eric Reithler-Barros, a New York City business development exec, will join A2Live…

Budweiser STORM announced its 2017 return to key markets plus expansionary plans into new cities within China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Changsha, and Xiamen.

La Femme Tours Asia

Next month, La Femme, the French psych-punk rock band from France, debuts their first Asian tour performing at Scape Club (Singapore), Music Zone @ EMAX (Hong Kong), The Wall (Taipei)…

La Femme tours Taipei, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong

Shanghai’s Electronic Music Conference Attracts DJ Superstars

International Music Summit (IMS) comes together in a two-day conference discussing some of the most vital issues affecting the music industry in Asia-Pacific. Its topics focus on the exponential growth of the streaming, technology and festival market within the electronic dance genre. The end of…

Highlights at IMS Asia-Pacific