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August 18, 2022

Live performances at Music China. Music Press Asia
Live performances at Music China. Image source: Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.
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Music China To Relocate To Nanjing

As an interim arrangement in response to the ongoing pandemic control measures in Shanghai, Music China is moving to Nanjing for its landmark 20th edition. The temporary move away from its long-standing home will give exhibitors more confidence in their planning while also ensuring the fair attracts a high volume of domestic buyers. Originally scheduled to take place in late…

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Xu Zhong appointed by Royal College of Music and Drama Wales. Music Press Asia
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Xu Zhong Appointed by Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) has recently appointed Xu Zhong, a Maestro, conductor, opera producer and educator as its first International Chair of Opera — representing Asia. Xu Zhong, already a world-renowned pianist and conductor, holds an exceptional resume as Dean of Soochow University School of Music, Chief Conductor of the Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, President of Shanghai…

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…

Bechstein exhibiting its pianos at Music China 2019. Music Press Asia
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Will PUBG Take Over Gaming In China?

In 2017, Tencent announced that it would bring PUBG to China back when it was still the world’s best-selling game. While the conglomerate has altered PUBG’s content to meet China’s…

CONVERSATION

WISE: What Do You See In The Future, In China?

WISE PHILIPP GREFER INTERVIEW PART 2 continues…. In this 2nd release of Barros’ interview with Grefer, founder at WISE and FakeMusicMedia – we’ve decided to include all of the Q&A…

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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…

Philipp Grefer, founder of WISE and FakeMusicMedia. Photograph courtesy of Wise.