Online expert review for Music Works Collected for Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 (Phase I) was organized by the Organizing Committee for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 (hereinafter referred to as “the Organizing Committee”) on 20th February. CHEN Weiqiang, deputy secretary-general of the Organizing Committee and deputy mayor of Hangzhou, attended the event and made a speech.
CHEN said that the collection of music works plays a positive part in shaping the Asian Games as a brand. It has gained the attention and expectation of all walks of life. Up to now the first round of selection has finished. All judges should keep an open mind to absorb diversified styles to pick out music works appealing to the Asian Games fans.
Authoritative experts from music, humanity, media, sports, foreign language, and other fields are invited by the Organizing Committee to join the jury and review via remote video. YE Xiaogang, chairman of Chinese Musicians’ Association, acts as the chairman of the jury, and HU Jian, former administrative vice minister of the Propaganda Department of Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee and president of Zhejiang Institute of Qiantang River Culture, acts as the vice-chairman. Other jury members include LV Wei, young singer, first-grade actress at national level, and member of All-China Youth Federation, XU Huanliang, founder of Qida Music and famous music producer, SHA Tong, ambassador of Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 and CCTV-5 host, ZHAO Na, DJ of FM 96.8 and 8-year music judge of Voice of China, a popular music show of Zhejiang TV, and CAO Kang, first-grade inspector of the Propaganda Administration of the General Administration of Sport of China.
The Global Call for Music Works for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 started from 23rd June, 2020, gaining the attention and support of all walks of life through online/offline collection and various promotion activities. In total the Organizing Committee has received more than 2,100 music works, including pieces from the United States, Canada and other countries and regions summited via Internet.
Next the Organizing Committee will start the second phase of the collection work.