The DMZ Peace Music Festival is set to begin next Wednesday on June 5th.
It will run for five days in Seoul and in Cheolwon, Gangwon-do Province, near the inter-Korean border.
The main event will take place next Friday in Cheolwon where 36 groups from 12 countries will perform under the theme of peace.
An international conference will also be held in the capital ahead of the festivities.
There, musicians and officials will discuss ways to use the DMZ as a cultural space and find ways to promote peace through music.
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