Hollywood “Angel Cup” International Youth Music & Arts Festival is hosted by the YCAA–International Youth Culture & Arts Association, and gains great supports from the government in Los Angeles County, California State University, American Chinese Culture Association, Nightingale International Culture & Education Foundation USA, as well as many other music and arts organizations.
In July 22-24, 2010, the first Hollywood “Angel Cup” International Youth Music & Arts Festival(short for “Angel Cup” Festival) was held in Los Angeles. As the spotlight of global medias, the city of Los Angeles plays host to the annual Grammy and Academy Awards, the most famous and prominent award ceremonies in the world, which attracts hundreds of millions of audiences, in favor of the international communication and development of music and arts. As the home base of Hollywood, Los Angeles is turning into a paradise for contemporary music and arts. Therefore, the organizing committee of “Angel Cup” Festival chose “the City of Angels” as the first host city, with the open-mind atmosphere and environment of Music and Arts in Los Angeles, to enhance the culture exchange and communication among young artists all over the world.
As the universal language, music & art is a special channel to express emotions and feelings of our human beings. No matter where you come from, which language you speak, or what ethnicity you are, art is the convergence of cultures, and we call it both of the national and the world.
Hollywood “Angel Cup” International Youth Music & Arts Festival is committed to gathering talented young people around the world, and providing an international platform for them to show their talents and celebrate together through music and arts, and enhancing the culture communication and understanding among young generations to establish a life-long friendship across national borders.
The 1st festival in Jul.2010 attracted over 100 paticipants around the world, competing in Dance, Choir and Instrument competitions, as well as opening and awarding ceremonies, where young musicians and artists getting and celebrating together through high-level music and art performances.
The 2nd, 3rd festival was annually hosted in the summer of 2011, 2012. Folk Arts was added in the competition category, to promote the ethnic diversity of music and arts.
Since 2013, with the favor of the world-wide art troupes, “Angel Cup” Festival will launch twice a year– the winter session in Feb. and the summer session in Jul., to provide a multi-culture international platform for young talented performers with more choices and opportunities.
The 4th “Angel Cup” Festival just wrapped up successfully in Los Angeles on Feb.1-2, 2013. There were 26 art teams, nearly 900 performers divided into junior and senior classes, taking part in this magnificent festival competition and ceremony, which is greatly supported by the local government and media in Los Angeles. For a special and additional arrangement, we set up the master work-shop and public performance to enrich the knowledge and perspective of all participants on art and culture, which is a really important innovation and wonderful trial to the development of our festival event.