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  • Seoul City to hold ‘2018 Culture Seoul’ with a special promenade

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  • In May 2018, <Culture Seoul> makes its return to a new stage. For the month of May, known as the month of family, the <2018 Culture Seoul> will raise the curtains to welcome a grand journey which will continue until October 2018, offering musical performances of various genres that can be enjoyed with families, including classical music, musicals, K-pop, fusion Korean traditional music, etc.

    <Culture Seoul> is a culture event that started in 2015, offering performances of diverse genres ranging from classical music and Korean traditional music to circus performances on the specially installed stage of Seoul Plaza. Around 200,000 audiences have viewed the performances so far, in a total of 176 concerts as of the end of 2017.

    <2018 Culture Seoul> will start this year’s grand journey of performances to be held for six months on the permanent stage, with opening concerts on May 14 and May 15 (Mon-Tue).

    Also, an array of colorful performances will follow after the opening performances, to last throughout the month of May. In the coming days, concerts of a variety of genres will grace the audience and make Seoul Plaza a truly special venue with music and performances spanning popera, Korean traditional music, magic, b-boying, and comedy performance. The concerts will be held during May 19-22 (Sat-Tue) and May 27-May 31 (Sun-Thu), at 7pm on weeknights and 2pm on Sundays.
    • ○ From May 19 (Sat) to May 22 (Tue), performances of popera music, fusion Korean traditional music, magic shows, mellow stage of acoustic bands, jazz bands, and brass bands will be showcased.
    • ○ In the following concerts from May 27 (Sun) – May 31 (Thu), audiences will meet with electronic string instruments of fusion bands, acapella group ‘FREE.T,’ K-POP music of a girl group ‘My Darling,’ colorful performances of belly dancers and b-boys, as well as comedy performances and bubble shows.

    In particular, this year’s <Culture Seoul> is showcasing an effective and new stage design. Container boxes were used to create the stage, and large LED screens will add to the excitement and show the scenes of lively performances along with various footages. In addition, citizens’ preferences have been taken into account in preparing for performances, and through active publicity, Seoul City has tried to make the event as inviting as possible, keeping the doors wide open to citizens as well as domestic and overseas visitors.

    For more detailed information on concert schedules and performers, please visit the websites of Seoul Culture Portal (http://culture.seoul.go.kr) and <Culture Seoul> (www.cultureseoul.co.kr).

    Seoul City to hold ‘2018 Culture Seoul’ with a special promenade
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