New York’s Festival “Electric Zoo” Comes to Shanghai
Originally from New York, and one of the world’s top electronic music festivals, Electric Zoo is now making its China debut in Shanghai. Electric Zoo’s official WeChat account has confirmed the news. This time, PYRO Music will also be part of this wonderful festival, and will have more cooperation and user benefits for PYRO users. Please follow PYRO and Electric Zoo on WeChat!
This September, Tiesto, Hardwell, The Chainsmokers, Bassnectar, Porter Robinson, Steve Aoki and many other super DJs came to join Electric Zoo: Wild Island in New York. The line-up and scale was unprecedentedly big and strong. Following its massive success, Electric Zoo and Billboard both released the big news today: Electric Zoo: Countdown Shanghai, the first Electric Zoo production in China, will take place on November 12, 2016 at Expo Park. Get ready to “be animal, be wild”!
From 2009 until now, over 700,000 people from more than 90 countries in the world have attended the festival in New York. This year, Electric Zoo: Wild Island broke the record of largest live audience with 83,000 people; meanwhile, it attracted the well-known actress Taryn Manning, who acted in 8 Centimeter and CSI, and Olympic gold medalist Monica Aksamit to present at the music show.
Electric Zoo: Countdown Shanghai will bring some highlights from New York’s Electric Zoo: Wild Island, including the giant octopus stage, animal-themed costume performers, and much more to fully restore the Electric Zoo scene in New York.
An international production team will fully participate in it; the creative team and performance group from New York, Boston, and The Netherlands bring more trendy and creative interaction. Animals such as octopuses, zebras, pandas, lions, peacocks, and the like will make the appearance extraordinary so that they will constitute the “kingdom of the electronic animal”. The audience will be divided into a wide range of social tribes, such as whales, tigers, koalas or even chameleons. It seems like a character classification of simple animals, but it will bring to life an incredible social experience.
Based in Shanghai, KANJIAN is a leading music service company in Asia, managing the music copyrights of over 1.4 million songs worldwide. “As an emerging music ecological company, this cooperation with SFX is our first, and KANJIAN is going to introducing more of the world’s top IPs into China”, said Shenjia, CEO of Kanjian.
“We couldn’t have picked a more exciting market – Shanghai, or a better partner – Kanjian,” said Adam Richman, Senior Vice-President of Made Event-New York and Director of Electric Zoo at SFX Entertainment, Inc. “Electric Zoo Countdown is the perfect introduction of our brand to China and will be the stepping stone to bigger editions of Electric Zoo throughout Asia.”