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Endless music in Harbin

Updated : 2014-10-16

By Pan Qi ( chinadaily.com.cn )

A group of newly-finished sculptures of figures playing music at a square in Daoli district, Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, has infused fresh artistic beauty to the “music city.”


A sculpture features a band playing music for visitors at a music square in Daoli district of Harbin, capital of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. [Photo/my399.com]

Harbin is a young city whose development was based significantly on the Mid-East Railway, which was constructed at the end of the 19th century. It has been growing, developing and expanding with its music.


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East Railway Administration Symphony Orchestra, the first symphony orchestra in China


Harbin No 1 Music School, the earliest music education school in China


First Harbin Summer Music Concert, one of China's oldest concert festivals


Harbin Summer Music Concert becomes a State-level and national music and art celebration


Harbin becomes the first city in China, as well as in the entire Asia region, to win the “Music City-Harbin, China” award by the United Nations


Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition 2014 (Harbin China)


Harbin ramps up childcare services

A new comprehensive service center for childcare in Harbin is expected to be finished by the end of the year.