Percussion Culture Festival in Futian| May 5



The Eighth Shenzhen International Percussion Culture Festival will be held in Futian District. Launched by Zhan Minghui, president of Shenzhen Percussion Association, the festival is a well-established event in China. Most events are free and tickets can be claimed at the organizer’s WeChat: 深圳国际打击乐文化节.


Opening ceremony & Ten Drum Art Percussion show

The Ten Drum Art Percussion was formed in Taiwan. In 2001, the group performed their “Ten Thousand Drum” show, with 250 drummers performing together in Tainan. In 2002, the group performed in South Korea at the opening of the FIFA World Cup.

Time: 8-10 p.m., May 5

Venue: Shenzhen Gymnasium, Sungang Road West, Futian District (福田区笋岗西路深圳体育馆)

Metro: Line 3, Tongxinling Station (通新岭站), Exit C


Percussionists’ carnival

Xinghai Modern Music Grand Orchestra

Chinese and foreign percussionists and bands, including Xinghai Modern Music Grand Orchestra, Izumi Koga Trio, Ronnie Williams, TUYE Percussion Group and Liuyue & Makai, will perform.

Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., May 7

Venue: Shenzhen Gymnasium


Masters’ concert

Peter Erskine

International drummers Peter Erskine, Aaron Serfaty and Virgil Donati will collaborate for a show. Erskine is an American jazz drummer who was a member of the jazz fusion groups Weather Report and Steps Ahead.

Time: 8-10 p.m., May 6

Tickets: 50-100 yuan

Venue: Shenzhen Gymnasium