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December 27, 2012

China to Rock

Beijing spends a billion to get China rocking From the top of a hillside in Pinggu village,

an hour's drive from central Beijing, the future of China's music industry doesn't look like much – just a vista of Mao-era farmhouses and parched cabbage fields. Yet Beijing officials have announced plans to spend more than 10 years and £1.4bn turning the area into the "China Music Valley", a sprawling compound that will be home to recording studios, instrument makers, music schools, five-star hotels and an arena in the shape of a peach.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 27, 2012 10:58 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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