China News Network, May 5 (Reporter Ying Ni) The reporter learned from the China Performance Industry Association on the 30th that the performance market will heat up rapidly in 30. By the end of May, there were nearly 2023,5 commercial performances nationwide, with box office revenue of more than 9 billion yuan and more than 110 million audiences.

The 2023 China (Suzhou) Performance Fair was held in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province from May 5 to June 29. Liu Kezhi, president of the China Performance Industry Association, disclosed the latest data of the performance industry at the trade fair forum on the 6th, with the implementation of various favorable policies in the performance market, the performance market will heat up rapidly in 1, according to the latest data of the China Performance Industry Association's ticketing system collection and service platform data monitoring, as of the end of May 30, nearly 2023,2023 commercial performances nationwide, box office revenue of more than 5 billion yuan, and more than 9 million audiences.

2023 China (Suzhou) Performance Trade Fair launch scene Photo courtesy of China Performance Industry Association

At the same time, by the end of May, the box office revenue of large-scale concerts and music festivals had exceeded 5.12 billion yuan, and the number of spectators exceeded 250.50 million. During the May Day period alone, the number of cross-city ticketed performances for large-scale performance projects accounted for more than 12% of the total number of performers, and according to the preliminary calculation of the comprehensive driving index, during the five-day holiday, the comprehensive consumption scale of transportation, food and accommodation outside the box office of the performance alone was driven by music festivals and concert projects to exceed <>.<> billion yuan.

Liu Kezhi pointed out that in recent years, tourism performing arts have been deeply integrated into urban planning and tourism development, and the forms are more diversified and the scenes are richer. From February to April this year, the number of national tourism performing arts performances increased by 2% year-on-year, and the number of performances during May Day increased by 4% year-on-year, and high-quality performing arts projects have become a new business card for urban tourism. Wuxi's Huanhuawan Zen Town, Zhengzhou's Henan Drama City, and Shaanxi's Chang'an 184 O'clock combine immersive experience with urban space, expand the connotation of tourism, and give tourists a unique cultural experience.

In addition, the 2022 Chinese performance market box office list was also released at the trade fair, and the top three in the comprehensive category were the dance poetry drama "Only This Green Green", the drama "The Count of Wulong Mountain" and the dance drama "The Eternal Airwave"; The top three professional theater performances in the 2022 China Performance Market are Beijing Tianqiao Art Center, Beijing People's Art Theater and Shanghai Oriental Art Center.

The fair is guided by the Department of Market Management of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, jointly guided by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Jiangsu Province and the People's Government of Suzhou Municipality, and jointly sponsored by the China Performance Industry Association and Suzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism. (End)