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LIA LIA

LIA LIA

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Olymp

LIA LIA is a Chinese - German-born pop artist, currently based in Berlin and LA. Her understated vocals paired with subdued electro fizzes will pull you immediately into her own unique bubblified universe of bittersweet youth and the agony of love. After growing up with dark fairy tales and their mysticism, LIA LIA’s first musical impact was the Chinese opera and chorale preludes, which she sang and performed throughout her childhood. She lived with her artist parents in an old factory building in a small village in 
Germany until it got torn down and a university complex in Chengdu, China. At the age of 17, she moved to Shanghai and afterward started to travel the world living in cities such as Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Berlin and Los Angeles on a journey to explore the unknown. In 2017, LIA LIA made a striking debut with her first Single “Olymp” followed by “Kids” and “Yin Yang”, supported by The Independent, NME, Gorilla vs. Bear and The Line of Best Fit among many others.



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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Berlin, GERMANY
Genre: Pop
Subgenre: Electronic
Event Type: Showcase