2016 Vocal Asia Festival to Kick Off in Taitung

Date : 2016.08.08 

TAITUNG, Taiwan --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2016 Vocal Asia Festival (VAF), one of the biggest music events in Asia to unite a cappella musicians and fans, will kick off on August 17 in the eastern Taiwan. The event will introduce a cappella music via workshops, forums, master classes and concerts that will run through August 20.

One of the highlights for the closing night will be the performance of an all-male, six-member group from Cuba called “Vocal Sampling” featuring rich a cappella adaptations of traditional Cuban salsa music, son cubano, and Rumba.

The four-day event will offer diverse performances and activities. Series highlights include Sound of Taitung Concert, featuring singers and bands from Taitung or other regions in Taiwan; Sound of Asia Concert, featuring selected groups with great potential from Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore; Aca Day, the day that groups get to share music with local citizens and tourists as well as Gala Concert, featuring world-renowned master groups, such as “Vocal Sampling”, the champion group of 2016 VoiceJam(USA) and the champion group of 2016 Asian Cup A Cappella Competition.

In collaboration with local Kung-tung Technical Senior High School and Harvest 365 Foundation, the festival also hosts a cappella competition to encourage students to exchange and learn more about a cappella.

The VAF will be held in Taitung Art and Cultural Center, the Flowing Lake of Taitung Forest Park, Tiehua Music Village and Taitung Aboriginal Culture Hotel Square across Taitung. The organizers invite music lovers from all over the world to experience and enjoy the fascinating music event. For more information on the 2016 Vocal Asia Festival, please visit .



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