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Sydney and Melbourne cancel controversial concerts that commemorate the 40th anniversary of Mao’s death

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
ity officials cited concerns about potential protests and conflicts as reasons for canceling the planned performances, which had divided the Chinese-Australian community.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.