EARS ON SHANGHAI was a one-day creative industries summit promoting European-Chinese collaboration, with a major focus on music and the performing arts. The event included a series of panel presentations and roundtable discussions, featuring Chinese and European leaders from the music, performance art, architectural design, media and Internet technology industries

The mission of EARS is to help build and foster relationships between creative industries professionals. EARS is a place to meet old and new friends, share and discover business opportunities and best practices, and get inspired by people and ideas.

EARS On SHANGHAI took place at Daning Theatre, located in the hi-tech and creative industries hub of Shanghai’s Zhabei District. Daning Theatre management seek to host further European music and performing arts-related events in 2013 and beyond.

EARS on Shanghai – a short documentary from EARS on Shanghai produced by the European Commission:


VENUE: Daning Theatre, Shanghai

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Modern Sky Entertainment, Center Stage China, Caoker, Newly Drawn, Douban, Finnanimation, MIDI Festival, Kaiguan, Rovio, VICE China, PES Architects, Pluto Finland, Macao City Festival, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, Cao Tai Ban Theatre, Shanghai International Contemporary, Bennett Media Studio, Theatre Festival, Zu He Niao, Peng Hao Theatre, Paper Tiger Theatre, Rockbund Art Museum, Northern Light, 88tc88, Moving Cities, Fazer Agency, Layabozi, Chinese Shadows, Music Dish, Peavey  .. and more.

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