The 1,000-capacity hall at Yonsei University in Seoul had been already full hours before the concert for North Korean defectors was scheduled to start at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Titled "Cry With Us", it was held to urge the Chinese government not to repatriate North Korean refugees arrested there.
For the hour, many in the audience and on stage did cry or struggled to hold back tears.
Celebrities and other participants call for help for North Korean defectors at the concert at Yonsei University in Seoul on Sunday.
It was the first concert hosted by a group with the same name formed by celebrities who are campaigning for North Korean defectors. Actor Cha In-pyo managed to solicit the participation of 49 celebrities. Cha said he tried to hold the concert as early as possible as he thought in that way it could save more people's lives.
When the celebrities who attended Sunday's concert swore their support for the North Korean escapees, North Korean defectors in the crowd responded with cheers and tears. Only defectors were invited to the concert, and more than 1,000 came from all parts of the country to give their support to the cause.
Source : english.chosun.com/si...
- Stay on topic and do not spam.
- Emoticons are fun, but actual thoughts are appreciated.
- Refrain from abusive language.
- Post only in English, as this is an English language community.
- Do not share pages or media unrelated to the topic you are commenting on.
- Do not request or mention illegal download/streaming services.
- No graphic content allowed.
- Respect the right of other users to share their opinion. Arguments are welcome, fights are not.
Comments which break the rules will be erased. Repeated rule breaking will result in blacklisting.
[HanCinema's Film Review] Korean Weekend Box Office 2012.03.02 ~ 2012.03.04
HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review (2011.03.02 ~ 2012.03.04) Chung Ji-young's "Nameless Gang,...More
Who Wants To Learn From H.O.T'.s Jang Woo-hyuk To Be The Next World Star?
Singer Jang Woo-hyuk is planning on creating his own idol group. It's nothing new really. The for,...More
Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$2.99 per month (you can cancel anytime).
The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.