Beijing Red Poppy Ladies Percussion was founded in 2000 and has participated in over 2500 performances around the world since then. Red Poppy first attracted its audience in 2001 in the CCTV Spring Festival Show, hosted by China’s largest broadcasting station. Red Poppy has also performed percussion concerts in Sydney Opera House, Cairo Opera House, Kennedy Art Centre and Vienna Golden Hall etc. in over 30 countries. In 2004, Red Poppy was honored with the “World Peace Award” by World Culture Open (WCO) in South Korea. Red Poppy proudest moment was their contribution to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games: not only did Red Poppy performed in the Closing Ceremony on the main stage, they designed the 2008 Fou drums in the beginning of Opening Ceremony that were focused by the world..