Qingdao launches original music support program
The eastern coastal city of Qingdao launched a music support program on June 28 to facilitate original music creation.
Organized by the Qingdao publicity department, the event is designed to build a new platform for the creation and promotion of Qingdao's original music works as well as support local band development.
Qingdao launches a music support program on June 28. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]
Registration and auditions will last until Sept 30. The quarter-final and show tours will take place from October to November. The final will be held in December.
According to the organizers, those with outstanding performances will have the opportunity to sign contracts with musical companies and receive funding.
The event will cooperate with Tencent Music Entertainment Group, a major online music entertainment platform in China, in areas such as promotion, work production, copyright operation and other aspects to boost the development of original music in Qingdao.
The eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province [Photo/dailyqd.com]
The event will also work with "hotchina", a Chinese radio station in Fukuoka, Japan to promote original Qingdao music in overseas markets.
The organizing committee has also invited Qingdao-born people from all over the world to contribute lyrics for a song for the city. All the entries will be collated to form a complete song that will be produced by professional musicians and promoted worldwide.
For more details about the event, follow the official WeChat account of the organizing committee: qdyc0532.