Record Numbers Of Arts Applicants Across The Country

At the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, more than 2900 hopeful performers and musicians have applied for entry into the renowned academy in the annual entrance examination. The Shanghai Theater Academy also held the second round of their entry process this week and narrowed their field to more than 45,000 potential students. Even in Beijing, drama and music academy enrollment applications are way up; something that experts attribute to China’s growing celebrity culture.


Video Source: Shanghai Live, ICS