After Hangzhou, China, the 11th Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival (APHF) will take place from the 2nd to the 7th of August, at Hsinchu, Taiwan. It will be the most important harmonica event of the year. This biennal Festival is usually the appointment of the Pacific countries : China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Philippines, India, Polynesia, Thaïland, Hawaï, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, USA, and others participants from around the World. The organizing committee proposes a lot of activities to be held in a palace hotel located in the center of this traditional and cultural city. Among others activities, a world harmonica competition, including several categories and opened to all ages (children, juniors, adults) is proposed . The competition in Kuala Lumpur (2012) had gathered 2817 participants, ensembles included. Others activities at the program this year : an international concert, open stages, workshops, seminars...
French harmonica players are wishing a successful 11th Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival to the far east harmonica players.
Information : http://www.hapa.org.tw/aphf &
Photo c/o APHF organizing committee Published June 6th 2016