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The Qingdao WCNA was approved as a State-level new area by the State Council on June 3, 2014, becoming the ninth State-level new area in China and the only State-level new area in Shandong province. The new area is located on the west side of Jiaozhou Bay in the coastal city of Qingdao and is one of the three main urban areas of Qingdao. It covers 2,096 square kilometers of land and about 5,000 sq km of ocean. Focused on driving the marine economy, the Qingdao WCNA is a crucial force spearheading Qingdao's socio-economic development.

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Metropolis of Film
Metropolis of Film
Qingdao is a city with movie in its blood. It has beautiful natural scenery and is honored as the "Studio Without Roof". It nurtures a large number of famous film artists and more than 200 films and television programs are shot here every year.
Qingdao's film hub revs up China's cinema scene
Virtual rehearsal technology powers film studio in Qingdao
Island of Music
Island of Music
Qingdao is also called "Qindao", as the romantic charm of the mountains and the sea shows the beauty of music. The Concert Hall, the Grand Theater and open--air music squares built along the coast host world-class musical events, making the New Area immersed in enchanting melodies.
Inaugural concert marks opening of Qingdao West Coast Art Center
Violin virtuoso Lv Siqing inaugurates violin teaching studio in Qingdao
City of Beer
City of Beer
Qingdao International Beer Festival has been celebrated in Qingdao West Coast New Area since 2015, which displays "Same Beer Festival, Different Beer Cultures" and raise the popularity, reputation and influence of Qingdao and its West Coast New Area.
Qingdao West Coast New Area kicks off 34th beer festival in style
Qingdao gears up for beer festival extravaganza
Coast of Exhibition
Coast of Exhibition
Qingdao West Coast New Area is an important venue for international large-scale events and has successfully held well-known conferences and exhibitions such as the Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia, East Asia Marine Cooperation Platform Qingdao Forum, Z.H. Island Changemaker Summit, Asia Agro-Food Expo and the China International Agricultural Machinery Exhibition.
Qingdao hosts global water innovators at intl conference
Qingdao expo sows global innovation, seeds international ties