Beijing Forum for Performing Arts
Initiated by the China National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), the World Association for Performing Arts (WAPA) is an international, professional and non-profit
social organization formed voluntarily by theaters, cultural groups, art colleges, cultural companies, and other institutions of performing arts. The WAPA is headquartered in Beijing with its Secretariat set at the NCPA.
The objective of the WAPA is to promote the international development of outstanding performing arts with national and regional characteristics and the integration of science and technology with performing arts by building an open and multilateral exchange platform so as to facilitate the exchange and mutual learning and common prosperity of