China International Performing Arts Fair | Guangzhou 2017 (CIPAF)
December 11 - 14, 2017
Guangzhou Opera House
Over 20 activities were held at the opera house, such as special performances presented by famous performing arts institutions in China, a lecture on how to apply for China’s National Arts Fund, a lecture given by American musical theatre actor Brad Little, and a performing market and internet roundtable.
A total of 427 representatives from 232 institutions from over 30 countries and regions took part in the fair, including Arts Midwest from the USA, INTERKULTUR Foundation from Germany, and China National Arts Fund.
2017 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (GZDOC 2017)
December 11 - 14, 2017
GZDOC is the only national documentary festival incorporating investment, financing and trade. GZDOC 2017 places special focus on promoting 4K documentary production by establishing a 4K Theme Booth at its main venue Guangzhou Library, setting up a 4K Section on its online Docshop, holding 4K documentary theme forums and classes, and screening 39 domestic and foreign 4K documentaries in Guangzhou.
As one of the names at GZDOC, the Golden Kapok Documentary Film Screenings already kicked off on Dec. 2 and will run until Dec. 17, screening over 100 documentary films in 26 venues around Guangzhou, including most movie theaters, culture and art centers. And 39 of the documentaries have been selected for the final of Golden Kapok Award Competition, and the winners will be announced at the closing ceremony of the festival on the evening of Dec. 14.
China Culture & Creative Industry Conference Tianhe Summit
December 12-13, 2017
Guangzhou Opera House, Yangcheng Creative Industry Zone, Yueda Financial City International Hotel
More than 160 opinion leaders and about 300 culture & creative enterprises at home and abroad were invited to the summit, participating in 8 dialogues on culture & creative industries and 9 industry-themed conferences. Focusing on the prospects of the creative industry, this event provides guidance and support for China’s culture & creative industry, boosting and furthering the integration of the industry.
(Author: Monica Liu; Editors: Simon Haywood, Olivia Yang)