East West World Music Concert Series is being developed as a tribute to the diversity of the world’s cultures and world musical expressions promoting world music cooperation with the rich diversity of ethnic music of which China and its neigbouring countries is a rich example with its many ethnic groups. Under the artistic direction of China’s Musical Legend Bian Liunian the project will promote young musical talents from the East and West to audiences in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Bian Liunian is one of China’s most prolific national musical personalities having composed and arranged over 3000 musical pieces. He has over two decades been musical director of the China Central Television Spring Festival Galla Concert Series. Having mastered over 100 different instruments from a diverse variety of origins he has become known as china’s musical wizard. He finds inspiration from China’s diverse musical expressions actively promoting the musical expressions of China’s many ethnic minorities.
The East West Music World main aim is to promote cultural diversity by building a global concert platform for World, Folk and popular music between the east and west and promoting local talents to the world stage.s
The 2017 Oslo East West Music Festival is a soft opening of the East West Worldwide Project developed by Sino Nordic cultural Productions in cooperation with OBOS Kværnerbyen, Oslo Taiji Centre and Wisdom Together. It brings together a unique combination of east and west folk and ethnic world music in Oslo in a series of Intimate concerts between 17th and 22nd October. Ticket sales will open first weeks in September. See ticket sales.