Midi Music Festival 2008 (May) (Canceled)
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Rock in China is official partner of the Midi Festival 2008
Location: HaiDian Park, Beijing, China
Date: May 1st-4th, 2008
Organizer: Beijing Midi School of Music
General Festival Info
This year, the location of the stages is going to be a little different from the 2007 festival. However in addition to the outdoor stages, also the exhibition hall next to the east gate is going to be used.
There won't be an organized Apres Midi by the Midi School itself, but interested clubs can receive the contact info of all participating bands to organize their own Apres Midi.
Ticket: 50 RMB for one day, 150 RMB for all 4 days
Rules & Regulations: Midi Music Festival
Want to know more about the history of Midi?: Midi Music Festival
Tickets are available between 1st - 4th May at the Main Gate of Haidian Park
One Day Ticket: RMB 50.-- each day
All-Days-Ticket: RMB 150.-- for all 4 days
Note: this year's Midi Festival wont have student-tickets or group-tickets.
Entrance: Entrance at Main Gate from 1st - 4th May each day at 11am
Midi Music Festival Organization Committee
Tel：8610-62858616 / 62859013
Midi Music School Office
Tel：+8610-62590101 / 62590007
Starting at 12:00 on 1st May Haidian Park will open its gates for festival visitors. Your ticket is valid both for Haidian Park and all festival areas (incl. official Midi venues of the festival, details tba).
A 4-days ticket will be available, valid starting on May 1st at 12:00 and expires on May 4th at 22:00.
The ticket sale starts on May 1st at 12:00.
beginning at 8:00 of 1st May till 12:00 of 4th May, no car driving is allowed inside of Haidian Park except for vehicles explicitly allowed by Midi Festival organizers.
This year, Midi Festival will provide a shopping lane north from (behind) the main stage. Available articles of Midi Festival are T-Shirts and Girly Shirts, long sleeves, cups, key patches, headphones etc.
Rules for Camping
Camping is only allowed in the camping areas defined by Midi Festival, each camping area is divided into spaces. The staff at the camping areas will help visitors keep the order and position of camping spaces and care for garbage. We ask all campers to help and keep this area clean.
Camping (over night) on festival areas is prohibited. All festival will be cleared off each evening when Haidian Park is gonna to close the gates (around 10pm). Visitors are not allow to stay over night within the festival area.
Garbage and order
First Stage Schedule
Second Stage Schedule
Participating Chinese Artists
to be confirmed
Participating Oversea Artists (so far)
Hip Hop Stage
As the Mini Midi event is not hold on the Midi Festival area itself, please find all info, including all artists at the separate page for the Mini Midi 2008.
Directions to the Festival
The 2008 Midi Festival will be held at Haidian park.
The park’s address is 2 Xin Jian Gong Men Lu, Haidian, Beijing.
Getting there by Bus: To get to Haidian park, you can take either the 302、904、933支、933、973、362、384、特5、817、725、708、992、996、运通108 to Fu Rong Li station.
Or you can take the 740 740内、740外、735、835、840内、840外、751、982、983 to Haidian Qiao station.
Arriving from outside Beijing
Beijing railway station
Get on the 808 bus at the railway station and take it to Bai Shi Qiao station and transfer there to the 特5 bus, which you should take to Fu Rong Li station.
After arriving at the Beijing Railway station you can take the subway to Xi Zhi Men and leave the subway station at the southwest exit and take the 904 bus to Fu Rong Li.
Get on the 374 Bus at the Beijing west railway station to Wan Quan Zhuang station. Transfer there to the 933 bus to Fu Rong Li station.
Get on the 320 Bus at Beijing west station to RenMing University and transfer there to the 302 Bus to Fu Rong Li station.
Main Organizer: Beijing Midi School of Music (北京迷笛音乐学校)
Executive Org.: Beijing Midi Liveshow Co. LTD. (北京迷笛演出有限公司)
Huahan Int. Culture Development Co. (华翰国际文化发展公司)
Co-Organizer：Green Peace, ROSA, Danish Music Export Office, Goethe Institute Peking, Gibson Guitars, Canopus Drums, LEE, The French Embassy, The French Culture Center, The Norwegian Embassy, The Embassy of Finland, The Embassy of Iceland, The Swedish Embassy, The British Embassy Culture Section, Beijing Andersen Culture Institute (北京安徒生文化中心), Sino-French Cultural Exchanges, neocha.com, Beijing Eastern Edison Technology Inc., Roland Music, VOLKSWAGEN FINANCE (CHINA) CO. LTD., 唐西文化、第三类制作
in collaboration with：tencent.com, Travel TV Moving Rhythm, Centural Peoples Radio Sound of the City Fm101.8
Co-Production: 鑫泰世纪文化发展公司、Guitar China、高地音乐网、YgTwo、Painkiller Mag、Sub Jam-观音唱片、凹凸文化、Dragon Tongue Records、13月厂牌、喜利声文化艺术活动策划公司、鹰翼联合国际会展公司、StarLive、人民唱片、Chengdu Littlebar。
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