Chinese performances as Concert and Conference Centre Harpa opens
With the opening of Harpa, Iceland now has a modern international standard concert hall that also holds a state-of-the-art conference hall, rehersal hall, restaurant etc. The outer layer of the building is a work of art made from steel and glass and conceived by artist Ólafur Elíasson. The glass curtain was made in China and installed by Chinese specialists.
The participation of Chinese performers at the Harpa opening was a cooperative project of the Ministry of Culture of China, Beijing Municipality, Harpa and the Embassy of Iceland in Beijing.