This year celebrates the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between South Korea and Vietnam. In honor of its 20th anniversary,South Korean military symphony orchestra has been invited to perform.
– Military’s various cultural diplomacy activities such as playing orthodox classical music,
playing Korean traditional instruments, K-POP stars’ performance, etc.
◦ Military symphony orchestra will participate in the event and engaged in military
diplomatic activities from March 17 to 23.
∙ the attendance :
92 (symphony orchestra: 60, military’s traditional band : 17, and the support group : 7, etc.)
∙ The head of the national defense education policy : Jung Dae Hyun.
∙ The planning for performance : a total of six times.
– Invitation performance : two times
(19 March / Army theater, 21 March / Hanoi Opera House)
– Visit performance : four times
(the Military Art College of Music, Vietnam Military Band, a South Korean school, and South Korea World Institute)
◦ In celebration of the 20 year anniversary of South Korea-Vietnam amity, this concert
comes at the official invitation of the Vietnamese government.
South Korea military symphony orchestra’s participation in this invitation concert from
abroad is the first time in ten years that it has been found.
◦ The military symphony orchestra will engage in various diplomatic activities, holding two
official concerts geared toward the Vietnamese government, military officials,
Korean-Vietnamese, and local people (Monday 19 March, Wednesday 21 March), and
holding a joint concert with the Vietnam military band, etc. (Thursday 22 March), etc.
◦ The military symphony orchestra will provide people with various visual treats, such as
military traditional Korean band’s drumming and samulnori, K-POP concert by Hanryu
Stars – Pfc “Jung Ji Hoon” (singer Rain), Pfc Park Hyo Shin (singer), etc.
◦ This program is to foster friendships between the two sides, and it is expected to make
Korean-Vietnamese feel very patriotic and proud of our country.
◦ The military symphony orchestra is the only military orchestra in Korea, and it has held
more than 40 concerts since its foundation.
Last year, it contributed greatly to cementing the alliance between South Korea and USA,
being much obliged to veterans of the Korean War through a tour concert in USA, etc.
Credit to the Ministry of National Defense
English translation by 화니@raincloud
pic caps by wawalalal