Top Chinese acts to play at festival
Top international acts are set to light up next month’s Auckland Lantern Festival.
Omnipotent Youth Society (OYS) and Beauty and Melody are two of the most highly acclaimed music groups in China.
Both have been confirmed to play at the annual lantern festival which will run from February 22 to 24, in Albert Park.
OYS will be making its New Zealand debut at the event.
The folk and rock band from Hebei Province is being touted as the next big thing in Chinese music and have earned numerous accolades, including Band of the Year at the Chinese Music Media Awards.
Beauty and Melody is an all-female classical music ensemble. It comprises of some of the best graduates from China’s major music conservatories.
The festival’s live entertainment programme will also involve many Auckland Chinese performance groups.