Contributed by vodkasnap:
Hong Kong is finally having their first rock Festival, titled the ‘Pearl River Music Festival 2003’ (‘Rock’ was changed to ‘Music’ in order to stop the government from complaining about noise levels) at the end of February, lasting 3 days. Confirmed bands include Ash and the Doves. Bands yet to confirm appearances include Beck, Manic Street Preachers, Michelle Branch, P.O.D. and Disturbed. Organizers are still in the process of inviting bands to participate and hope that in time the event will become as big as Fujirock. The website pearlriverfestival.com is still under construction.