Chinese artist Wu Lewei has won a worldwide competition to design the official poster for the Montreux Jazz Festival China, which will be held in October.
The winning entry, selected by a professional jury and 8,500 public votes, features a bridge formed of a curved stave and musical notes. It symbolizes the connection of music lovers from East to West.
The Chinese event is an offshoot of the renowned Montreux Jazz Festival held every summer on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. The first Chinese edition was held last year in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province and a city also famed for its lake.
Specially designed posters have been part of the heritage and tradition of the festival. Since 1967, the festival has entrusted the creation of its official poster to Swiss and international…