|Theatertreffen in China, 2017|
Theatertreffen is the most important and the biggest theatre festival within German-speaking countries, and it is also one of the three most influential theatre festivals in the world. In the year of 2015, under the help of Mr. Chen Ping (Counselor for culture affairs of China Embassy in Germany), Wu Promotion reached a five-year partnership agreement with Theatertreffen, according to which Theatertreffen will be held in China from 2016 to 2020 annually. The jury members of Theatertreffen in China include iconic figures in the theatre field of both China and Germany, who selected three out of the ten “most noteworthy” works from the previous year’s Theatertreffen to be staged in China.
Tour Dates: 30th May - 12th June, 2017
Tour Dates: 25 - 30 June, 2016
Jury of Theatertreffen in China 2017
Theatertreffen will be held again in China in 2017 with three new theater productions from Theatertreffen 2016 to be released soon by the jury.
Below are the six jury members of Theatertreffen in China 2017 :
The traditional music of China dates back to the dawn of Chinese civilization and a well-developed musical culture was established as early as the Zhou Dynasty (1122 BC – 256 BC). Today Chinese traditional music continues a rich traditional heritage while developing into a more contemporary form for the world audience. Wu Promotion has been dedicated to promoting Chinese traditional music to the world for over a decade. Since the first Grand Chinese New Year Concert in 1998 in the Vienna Musikverein, featuring the best traditional orchestra of China, the concert has developed into an annually renowned cultural event in Europe.Read more
Classical music in China is thriving with the rapid development of the Chinese economy. With millions of Chinese children now studying classical instruments, China will soon become the largest source of classical music in the world. Particularly, influenced by the nurturing of the classical music scene, China is growing its number of accomplished orchestras and talented artists. Wu Promotion is proud to represent these individual artists and groups as they step onto the world stage of classical music.Read more
Chinese opera and dance, such as Peking Opera and Kun Opera are the most representative and oldest forms of performing arts in China. Originating from many different areas, dialects and ethnic groups, they have developed different musical structures. Most of the productions are featuring classical stories which are considered to be the intangible artifacts of Chinese history during particular eras. Today many forms of Chinese dance and theatre are less known internationally. Wu Promotion is striving to preserve the great Chinese performing arts and promote them to the world audience.Read more
With 2500 years of history, acrobatics originated from China as performing arts since the Han Dynasty. It requires extraordinary feats of balance, agility and motor coordination.Read more