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Roadside folk music concert rocks Guiyang

english.guiyang.gov.cn|Updated: 2024-03-27

A special folk music concert was held at Wenchang Pavilion in Yunyan district, Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, on March 22, attracting over 1,000 locals and tourists.


The folk music concert at Wenchang Pavilion in Yunyan district attracts many locals and tourists. [Photo/Guiyang news network]

Amidst applause and cheers, Haige, along with the Aicao Band, took to the stage first, presenting several ethnic and rural folk songs.

Haige, whose real name is Xiao Caigang, is a musician and a pioneer of Guizhou's rural folk music. His original song about Guizhou tea resonated with many people at the event.

Notably, during the concert, Haige was appointed as the ambassador for Guizhou's tea culture music dissemination.


A music band performs songs at the event. [Photo/Guiyang news network]

Daniel Pascoe from New Zealand took to the stage, showcasing a Maori war dance, commonly known as a Haka. Daniel is a member of the council of the New Zealand-China Friendship Society and had previously worked in Guiyang, which contributed to his deep affection for the city.

Upon returning to Guiyang, Pascoe attended a roadside concert and found that its music format was excellent. He hoped to make greater contributions to cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries in the future.


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