Yunnan's annual festival season has undoubtedly arrived, and after a two-year absence the organizers of 500KM Music Festival have arranged another weekend event and found a beer sponsor. The newest festival to hit the province is scheduled to be held at Kunming's sprawling World Horticultural Expo Garden (世博园).
The 2013 Tuborg Greenfest Music Festival (2013乐堡绿放音乐节) will be take place September 28 and 29 and perhaps differs from similar events because it lacks a pop icon like 2011 500KM headliner Cui Jian (崔健).
Instead, the festival line-up features a large selection of disparate but popular bands coming from all corners of China. Kunming will be represented by Yellow Barcode and DJ Maxi, as well as Shanren and AK-47 — the latter two having relocated from the Spring City to Beijing.
As with many Yunnan festivals the schedule is divided between two stages. Bands will perform on either the Greenfest or the Tuborg stages. Hopefully they will not be facing each other, as they were two years ago ago at 500KM. Tickets for the event can be purchased online or at Wheatfield Bookstore. Single day passes are 100 yuan and two-day tickets cost 160 yuan.
Schedule for Saturday, September 28
Schedule for Sunday, September 29
GoKunming and Tuborg Greenfest Music Festival organizers will be giving away five pairs of tickets. Each pass provides entry to both days of the festival. Simply send your answers to the following two questions through our contact form.
Tuborg is a Danish beer and one of William Shakespeare's most famous plays is largely set in Denmark. What name did Shakespeare give to his only son and how do most scholars believe the boy died?
To receive consideration, all entries must include the correct answers, your name and a current phone number. The first five people meeting these criteria will be announced in the comments section below and notified directly.
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