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Opinion: Electronic music finds millions of fans through new festivals in Beijing, Shanghai and beyond

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he Great Firewall's separation of Chinese and Western social media has made it difficult for international artists to break into the Chinese market and for Chinese artists to go international. These issues remain, but event promoters like Boiler Room and festivals like A2LiVE/STORM are making significant progress in attracting crowds to dance floors across China.
6 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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