As part of the cultural activities taking place on the occasion of the second edition of the CIIE, Simona De Rosa (in the picture) and Alessia Raisi are scheduled to perform concerts this year. The two Italian singers, popular in China, will perform at the CIIE Central Square on the following dates:

Simona De Rosa

November 6th 11.45am – 12.30pm
November 8th 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Alessia Raisi

November 9th 2.00pm – 2:45pm


Simona De Rosa is one of the most eclectic and versatile voices on the international jazz scene. After studying and spending several years in New York, in 2018 she moved to Beijing where she was offered a contract to teach jazz singing at the prestigious Beijing Contemporary Music Academy. Immediately she is the most requested singer in the Chinese capital and beyond. On the occasion of the CIIE Simona De Rosa will present to the public, some of the greatest successes of Italian and classical Neapolitan discography.


alessia rAlessia Raisi is known in China for her performances of many of the most famous and beloved Italian melodies, sung both in Italian and Chinese. Her first contact with China was in 2012, when she won the “Shanremo Festival” organized by the General Consulate of Italy in Shanghai. The program for CIIE ranges from Flying to Smaller (the theme of the Godfather), including two very popular Chinese songs.