President Park pledges to open new era of hope, happiness 2013/03/03, Source,
(Yeouido -- Seoul) President Park Geun-hye has been officially sworn in as the president of Korea with her administration focusing on pursuing social integration and opening a new era of hope. As the first female leader in modern history, President Park expressed her will to achieve economic revitalization, the flourishing of culture, and the happiness of the people. With the slogan of "Opening a new era of hope", the presidential inauguration was held on February 25 in front of the National Assembly located in Yeouido, Seoul,...More
Musicians old and new play for Park 2013/02/25, Source,
Today is not just a big day for President-elect Park Geun-hye, but some performing artists. Musicians and performers from different genres, including Psy, left, will be performing at the inauguration ceremony. Here is part of the lineup: (From top to bottom, left to right) JYJ, Yang Bang-ean, Insooni, Choi Jung-won, Brave Fellows, Kim Duk-soo, Ahn Suk-seon, Kim Young-im and Jo Sumi. [JoongAng Ilbo]
The performances at Park Geun-hye's inauguration ceremony today are basically a historical survey of Korea's pop and culture scene from the 1950s to the present. Musicians and performers will be singing popular songs from the past six decades. Traditional musicians will also take the stage. "The celebratory performances will seek to embrace all generations of Korea and integrate the different times", the committee managing the event said in a press release. "Performers will sing representative songs from different periods, and we will also showcase video that reflects different times, ranging from the foundation of the country to the present day",...More
Seoul Arts Center abounds with K-classics 2013/02/23, Source,
World-class Korean musicians will take turns performing for the 25th anniversary program of the Seoul Arts Center, titled "Korean World Star Series". The first performance took place on February 15 with violinist Sarah Chang. (From left) violinist Sarah Chang, soprano Shin Young-ok, cellist-turned-conductor Chang Han-na, and soprano Jo Sumi (photo courtesy of Seoul Arts Center)
The Seoul Arts Center marks its 25th anniversary with two special series of classical music performances, the Korean World Star Series and Great Composer Series -- Tchaikovsky 2013. The Korean World Star Series, part of the 25th anniversary events hosted by Korea's most-visited arts venue, introduces classical music fans to a treasure trove of performances by world-class Korean musicians who are highly active on the global scene. Korean musicians including violinist Sarah Chang, sopranos Shin Young-ok and Jo Sumi, and cellist-turned-conductor Chang Han-na will take turns bringing classical music to a new level during the three-month classic festival,...More
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