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[2014-06-23] World Music Festival to be Held at the Asian Culture Complex

아시아문화전당서 월드뮤직페스티벌 개최

World Music Festival to be Held at the Asian Culture Complex

 

The World Music Festival will be held at the Asian Culture Complex in preparation for the official opening of the new complex later this year.

According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism as well as the Committee for the Hub City of Asian Culture and the Institute of Asian Cultural

Development, the Gwangju World Music Festival 2014 will take place on August 29th for two days at the Asian Culture Complex.

This year’s Festival will be the fifth. It has been held every year at various places in the City of Gwangju, including Poongam(풍암) Sports Park in Seo-gu

District, Ssamgam (쌍암) Park, as well as Jeonnam University and the Bitgoeul Citizen’s Culture Center.

Some world famous musicians will participate in this year’s Gwangju World Music Festival, such as Cuba-born singer Mayra Andrade, Norway’s finest rock

bank, Orango, and French Blues Artist Nina Van Horn. In addition, Korean percussionist Jang Jae-hyo will showcase a special collaboration performance with

traditional musicians from different countries.

Mr. In Jae-jin, the former director of the Jarasum International Jazz Festival, will be directing the upcoming festival.

 

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