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Published: Jun 09, 2022 07:22 PM
South Korean girl group Blackpink Photo: VCG

South Korean girl group Blackpink Photo: VCG

K-pop All Night - Clubbing event 

This event in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province is going be exciting for those interested in K-pop, especially if you are a fan of the hot South Korean girl group Blackpink.

The event is going to play many of the band's most popular songs such as "Kill This Love," "How You Like That" and "Ice Cream." Such songs not only are popular in East Asian countries such as South Korea, China and Japan, but also have won international fans in the US and European countries. 

Debuting in 2016, the band is one of South Korea's hottest idol groups.

The band has earned a good reputation in the pop music industry. For example, they won the 26th Seoul Music Awards and the Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Female Group in 2020. 

Where: MAO Livehouse, Hangzhou 

When: June 18, 2022 

Price: 168 yuan ($25)

Three Cities in One - Music gig

As the name of the event indicates, this music event in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality is a hip-pop gig that will engage musicians from the Chongqing Municipality, Shenyang, Liaoning Province and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. 

Highlighted rappers at the event include Elroy Wang Zili, who specializes in trap style, and Loong, known for his hard-core rap with rich interesting flows. You Crayon is also another star to anticipate at the event if you are a fan of melody rap. 

Cities such as the Chong­qing Municipality and Chengdu in Sichuan Province are favorites among many hip-pop and rap culture fans across the country due to the subculture's development in the two Southwest Chinese cities. 

They are both lands of delicious food too, so don't miss out on getting a taste of some nice local delicacies when you visit. 

Where: Vox Livehouse, Chong­qing 

When: June 24, 2022 

Price: 119 yuan ($18)

Land of Bygone - Art exhibition 

This art exhibition in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province is a solo exhibition for ­Chinese photographer Yan Ming. 

Yan's poetic style parallels the artist's earnest and detailed focus on people's everyday lives. His works can often deliver a sense of innocence. 

They show people in a particular environment, allowing these figures to define the locations and its suggested symbolic values for viewers.

This exhibition presents Yan's signature works from 2007 to 2021.

Yan was born in the 1970s in East China's Anhui Province, and his life experience has always been linked to art and culture. He has undertaken various jobs such as magazine editor, journalist and a rock musician. Such experience trained the photographer to have a unique way of viewing the world.   

The solo exhibition is also the debut show of the Wuhan Photography Art Center. 

Where: Wuhan Photography Art Center, Wuhan 

When: Until June 20, 2022 

Price: From 30 yuan ($4.5)