Regarded as the Asian Grammy Award, GMA Ceremony and Festival gain International Recognition
Pubblicato il: 04/07/2018 14:12
The GMA Festival was held between June 20-23, 2018 including the Conference, Biz Matching Center, Networking, Exhibition, Pitching, Showcase and the GMA Heat. The conferences invited over 40 professional representatives, discussing musical trends and sharing experiences. Over 1,500 people participated in the conferences.
GMA's partner festivals borne fruit in the form of this year's cooperation with international music festivals. Lomosonic from Thailand, Bentham from Japan and the Swedish popular punk band the Magnettes performed in the Showcase. Performances by a total of 8 sets of Taiwanese artists including No Party for Cao Dong, Sangpuy, Joanna Wang, and Eric Chou during the concert were also applauded by the international festival programmers, with over 2,000 people participating in the event.
A total of 387 foreign and local companies (321 local, 66 foreign), and 1,026 industry professionals attended the GMA Festival, with over 330 registered Biz Matching sessions, and an estimated transaction value of 500 million NTD. It was also the first time involving more than 1,000 industry professionals ever since the GMA Festival began in 2014.
The 29th Golden Melody Awards brought about a new wave of ideas, and facilitated many opportunities for trade and cooperation. This year's GMA incorporated social media and developed appropriate materials for the official Facebook, Instagram and Weibo. Over 1.85 billion views can be attributed to the tag #GMA# on Chinese Weibo. Sense of participation of the younger generation, influence and reputation of the GMA are enhanced.