Daily Archives: May 4, 2009

China’s Music Festival Circuit Set For A Historic Summer

What Are The Implications For Shanghai Growing Into A More Mature Cultural Hub?

New entrant to China's music festival circuit: Modern Sky's Strawberry Music Festival

Shanghai is celebrating the one-year countdown to the 2010 World Expo, launching the 2009 World Music Shanghai festival. This coincides with China’s music festival season, which has already seen Beijing’s independent-music-heavy Strawberry Festival and south China’s 10th annual Midi Music Festival and will include the upcoming International Youth Music Festival in Chengdu, Sichuan province. As China’s taste for international music and performing arts matures, the number of these music festivals is increasing rapidly. Google

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Put Your Money Where The Art Is

Growing Number and Influence Of Asian Auctions Will Provide Excellent Buying Opportunities For Diversifying Investors And Avid Collectors Alike

Up for auction in Hong Kong, May 24, Liu Ye, Boogie Woogie, Little Girl in New York (2006)

Up for auction in Hong Kong, May 24, Liu Ye, Boogie Woogie, Little Girl in New York (2006)

We have written several times that right now is the best time to purchase both top historical artists and emerging talent. Now that auction season is getting ready to really start heating up, journalists around the world are noticing that there are great deals to be had, and that anyone who is interested in jumping into art as an investment should do so now, when the market is more affordable. Upcoming auctions in Hong Kong and elsewhere are sure to reflect the trends we’ve been noticing — China and emerging contemporary art markets are going to continue to be the best place to put your money. Here’s why:

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