New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ DongDong Music Festival)
Festival And Convention - co organized by Kaiguan Culture music and art agency and Fernando Ladeiro Marques, director of leading French music industry networking event Mama - provides a platform for both musicians and professionals to network, learn and trade in China.
Key dates and events:
November 8, 9 & 10 in Beijing
Conferences and talks with international and local industry heavyweights: @PengHao Theatre
Helen Feng (Nova Heart), Charles Saliba (Maybe Mars), Fernando Ladeiro Marques (Mama Event-France), Shen Lihui (Modern Sky records/ Strawberry Festival) Marc Ridet (Swiss Music
Export), Stephen King (Believe Digital), Song ke (Evergrande Music), Robb Spitzer (Live Nation) ...
Topics will cover : Promoting Foreign brands in China, Facts and fiction of the Chinese market, Spotlight on independent labels in China, Electronic music in China...
DongDong Showcases: @Hot cat Club
A program open to emerging local bands who will perform a short set in front of DongDong professional delegates and media.
Artists workshop: @The Other Place
a full day workshop in partnership with Artlab - Entrepreneurial Model for DIY Musicians, contemporary solutions for independent musicians to develop their career , their ability to influence their own 'value on the market' - and getting a bigger bite of the cake.
DongDong Live: @YugongYishan, Dada and Temple Bar
30 local and international bands and DJs. Dong Dong's current Line Up: Nova Heart
(CN) - Francesco Tristano (LX) - Bonaparte (SW) - Teddy Boy Kill (IN) - Chacha (CN) - JFL (CA) - St Lô (FR/USA) - Steely Heart
(CN) -Emika (GE) - WHAI (CN) - We Are Not Invited (FR/CN) - DJ Pei (CN) - DJ Soundspade (USA) …
Rock'n'love night with Durex : November 8th a special public opening night, DongDong becomes an open platform for the audience to enjoy great bands and play it safe!
Bands: St Lô (France-US), Nova Heart
(China), Francesco Tristano (Luxembourg).
Closing night concert : Telepopmusik
. November 10th: the stellar French act from the early 2000's is back with a new live set and a new album!
"DongDong music festival and convention" is supported by : K11, Durex, Institut Francais, Berlin Music
Board, Adami, Sacem, Swiss Music
Export , Music:LX, Artlab, The Danish Cultural Institute, Pro Helvetia.