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2016Taichung East Asia Pop Music Festival

Posted Date:2016-08-05 1911
2016Taichung East Asia Pop Music Festival
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The first Taichung East Asia Pop Music Festival creates a stage where music converge from Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macau, Okinawa and more, celebrating trending music genres like rock, hiphop, electronic, folk, ballad, etc.

The first Taichung East Asia Pop Music Festival creates a stage where music converge from Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macau, Okinawa and more, celebrating trending music genres like rock, hiphop, electronic, folk, ballad, etc. On three consecutive weekends in September, over 40 groups of music artists will perform and reflect such vibrant artistic temperament of the city. The exuberant music festival also paves way for the upcoming Taichung World Flora Expo in 2018 and the East Asian Youth Games in 2019, promoting this edgy, vigorous and creative city to the world. Each show at the festival features world famous artists and get this, you get to enjoy it all for free!

2016Taichung East Asia Pop Music Festival

 

Week One (9/3-4)- Going after the mainstream

Featuring pop music as the main theme, best-selling music artists from Taiwan, Japan, China and South Korea gather to participate in the showdown of the three major mainstream music genres, C-pop, K-pop and J-pop. 

 

 

Week Two (9/9-10)- Reminiscing our songs

Numerous classics came from the 1970s in which young singers and writers relentlessly channel their passion into music that is now symbolic of precious memories. These songs remind us of how a heartfelt song can easily cause such inexplicable sensation and turn into a legacy to be cherished generations on. 

 

 

Week Three (9/17-18)- Breaking free of boundaries with folk music

Wrapping up the festival with folk songs from various countries in East Asia, the essence of distinct culture and tradition is praised through the storying telling of love, warfare, migration and so on. Each kind of music is rich in connotations, engaging city dwellers in a brand new experience.

 

 

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