The welcome banquet at Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre (SCAC), SIP on Aug 7 kicked off the 2018 iSING! Suzhou International Young Artists Festival. A total of 37 young artists from 12 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, Poland, Australia, Armenia, Belgium, Serbia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and China will attend a series of programs and events in the country over the following one month.
The festival is an annual event jointly sponsored by Suzhou New Times Group, operator of SCAC, and Asian Performing Arts Council, a US-based non-profit organization engaged in fostering cultural exchanges between the United States and Asia, particularly China. It aims to nurture young vocalists embracing eastern and western cultures and comprehensive artistic accomplishments.[MORE]