Dutch dance companies including Armada & Q Dance are also involved with the event this April in Chengdu.
As the Asian dance music market heats up, a flurry of Dutch dance companires are getting in the mix via China's inaugural C.E.A. Festival.
Happeining April 18-19 at Joy Park in Chengdu, C.E.A. -- short for Charming Eastern Awakening -- will be produced by Chinese promoters Brotherhood Music and local partners. Dutch heavies Martin Garrix and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike will headline the show, with more than 60 other acts including Yellow Claw, Vicetone and Sam Feldt rounding out the bill. See the complete round one lineup poster below.
Stage production for Charming Eastern Awakening will be handled by Backbone International and T-Minus Design, collaborators on stage designs for festivals including Tomorrowland and Mysteryland. Venerable Dutch dance outfits Armada Music and Q-Dance will both host stage takeovers.