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2016 Chinatown Music Festival & Interactive Design Exhibition | SF

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Saturday, August 13, 2016 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Portsmouth Square | 733 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA



The seventh annual Chinatown Music Festival celebrates an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary music performances by locally and internationally recognized talents performing at Portsmouth Square.

2016 Chinatown Music Festival
Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 11 am to 5 pm
Portsmouth Square, Kearny & Clay St, SF
FREE

In addition to all of the wonderful musical performances, the Festival will also feature Chinatown’s first exhibition of interactive design.

Consisting of four installations created by Chinese artists trained in American art schools, the interactive exhibition will allow visitors to interact with a variety of media such as a video game that will teach you how to speak the language of gorillas or learn about digital drawing and food. One project by Xiaoxiao Zeng, “Friendship Jungle” was selected as semi-finalist for Adobe’s Design Achievement Award 2016.

2016 Performers:

  • San Francisco Guzheng Music Society – 11 am
  • Li Ka Sing – 11:45 am
  • Melody of China – 12 pm
  • Belinda Ho – 12:45 pm
  • Gingee – 1 pm
  • Maggie Wong – 1:45 pm
  • Jon Jangtet with guest artist Amanda Kemp – 2 pm
  • Portsmouth Square Dance Club – 2:45 pm
  • Jest Jammin’ – 3 pm

Emcee: Maggie Wong

Interactive Exhibition: 1-3 pm

Interactive Exhibition Designers:

  • Qianying Guo
  • Yunwen Tu
  • Xiaoxiao Zeng
  • Siyao Zhu

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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