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Chinese live concert to be held in Cannes this June

Updated: 2015-03-11 10:55

BEIJING - China's Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association (CADPA) made a preliminary announcement that its 2015'MIDEM (Marche International du Disque et de l'Edition Musical) working team will hold a special concert on the evening of June 6 in Cannes, inviting three indie bands representing China to join the performance and interact with international experts and media, to promote the communication and fusion of musical cultures at home and abroad.

It is informed that the three bands are Carsick Cars, a promising young indie rock-and-roll band; Wang Xiaotian, an urban folk song rookie, and his band; and a modern jazz band formed by Guo Gan, a famous Erhu performer, work with three French jazz musicians, forming a modern jazz quartet with four musical instruments including Erhu, piano, bass and drums.

This concert, known as "China Night By 1MORE.Cannes 2015," is exclusively sponsored by 1MORE, which is a brand of small headphones with the highest market share in China in recent years, and the designer of the headphones for XIAOMI, a famous Chinese mobile phone brand being one of the strongest rivals to iPhone in Chinese market. Moving towards the international market, 1MORE wishes to take this opportunity to assist Chinese indie musicians in going overseas.

"In addition, we will introduce the Chinese Music Industry Report 2014 to the overseas in MIDEM 2015, with updates of Chinese music industry and music development policies," Wang JingJing, Deputy Secretary-General of CADPA told the media.

Authorized by State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China, CADPA has organized and sent Chinese delegations to MIDEM seven times in succession.

More inferences about the three Bands

The links of three bands(Pin-number:h766):http://pan.baidu.com/s/1gdeUBcB

Carsick Cars's personal website: http://vimeo.com/4372048

Wang Xiaotian's weibo: http://weibo.com/rockerstian

Guo Gan's personal website: www.guogan.fr

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