In 1995, Japan hosted the world Harmonica Festival,during meeting, Taiwan, Hongkong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and mainland people agreed to creat Asian activities and in the following year Taiwan firstly hosted the first Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival,and the first Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival decided it was held every two years and hosted by the Asia Pacific countries (regions) alternately.
With the expansion of the impact of the Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival, more and more people participated in festival , the eleventh Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival was held in Taiwan. The number of participants reached more than 2500. Activities cover a variety of forms, such as competitions, concerts, forums, lectures, training, wine meetings, etc.
Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival has greatly promoted the development of the harmonica music in the Asia Pacific region and in the world.
The Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival is one of the largest harmonica activities in the world. and it is no longer limited to the Asia Pacific region, more and more countries and regions harmonica lovers participated in this festival outside the Asia Pacific,it has become the world level festival and harmonica lovers' event