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Iraqi oud player Samma named UNESCO's Artist for Peace
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization,(UNESCO) on Monday announced that Iraqi oud player Naseer Shamma would be the UN body's Artist for Peace due to "his commitment to peace, especially by targeting youth during his musical performances."
Coco Lee kicks off a world tour in Shanghai
Chinese pop singer Coco Lee announced on Feb 14 her "18" concert tour plan for 2017.
Silk Road Ensemble grabs a Grammy
Sing Me Home, the sixth album of the multinational group Silk Road Ensemble, was given the Best World Music Album award on Sunday night at the 59th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
Chinese musician wins world music Grammy
Chinese musician wins world music Grammy
Wu Tong, member of The Silk Road Ensemble, won Best World Music Album for their project headed by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma at the annual GRAMMY Awards, while Adele won five awards.
Popular Chinese teenage star speaks at UN forum
A popular Chinese teenage star Yuan Wang on Tuesday spoke at a UN youth forum and called for equal access to quality education for young people worldwide.
Chinese show 'Singer' brings a wave of Chinese chic
The popular Chinese musical TV show, Singer, has released a series of artistic Chinese-style posters to promote traditional Chinese culture.
Lang Lang takes on NCPA role
Chinese pianist Lang Lang is now taking on a new role. He will be artist-in-residence at the National Center for the Performing Arts for 2017-18.
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