1st metaverse digital art festival to kick off in Tianhe

en.thnet.gov.cn Updated: March 7, 2023

The first Metaverse Digital Art Festival of the Greater Bay Area will kick off in Guangzhou's Tianhe district on March 23 and will last until April 23.

Hosted by the publicity department of the CPC Guangzhou Municipal Committee, the CPC Tianhe District Committee, and the Tianhe people's government, the digital art festival will have a "My Metaverse" theme. It will be composed of three parts, namely a metaverse concert, an online exhibition of excellent metaverse digital art and design works, as well as a metaverse digital art city carnival.


A press conference is held on March 1 for the first Metaverse Digital Art Festival of the Greater Bay Area. [Photo/WeChat account: tianhefabu]

The metaverse concert will be staged at 8 pm on March 23 in Haixinsha of Tianhe. It will have Zhang Quanxin, China's first director to have earn over 1 billion yuan ($144.52 million) in box office, to be its chief director, as well as Wu Jing, the music supervisor for the opening ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. It will break out the traditional concert format by combining technologies like VR, AR, glasses-free 3D, and a digital virtual host.