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Message from 'EU-China Year of Youth' Ambassador Lang Lang

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Message for European Youth:

Understand China more. Love China more.

Message for the "EU-China Year of Youth":

Let us build a rainbow of goodwill with music!

Background Information of Lang Lang

Lang Lang, born on June 14, 1982 in a Manchu family in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, is a renowned pianist and the Vice President of All-China Youth Federation. Heralded as the "hottest classical music artist on the planet" by the New York Times, he is the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Berlin Philharmonic and all the top American orchestras. He was also awarded by the American Teen People magazine as one of the"Top Twenty Teens Who Will Change the World".

He is the winner of the German "Echo Klassik" Prize for five consecutive years and he is the first one who has claimed all the awards, including "Best Soloist of the Year", "Best Concerto of the Year", "Best DVD of the Year", "Best DVD Documentary of the Year" and "Best Chamber Music of the Year". In 2007, he was nominated for a Grammy® Award, becoming the first Chinese artist to be nominated for Best Instrumental Soloist. In October, 2010, he was named as the "Grammy Chinese Cultural Ambassador".

His other awards are "Amadeus Austrian Music Award", "International Mendelssohn Prize", "Spanish Recording Award", "Italian Galileo Award for Art", "Italian Michelangelo Award for Art" and 2010 "Crystal Award" of World Economic Forum. Lang Lang is also the featured soloist on the Golden Globe winning score "The Painted Veil". In 2004, Lang Lang was appointed International Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). He is also the international ambassador of Wildlife Conservation Society.

Message from 'EU-China Year of Youth' Ambassador Lang Lang

Lang Lang, born on June 14, 1982 in a Manchu family in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, is a renowned pianist and the Vice President of All-China Youth Federation.

 

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