(G)I-DLE And Stray Kids Announced As Part Of The 1st Lineup For Korean Cultural Showcase Event
“Korea on Stage – Suwon Hwaseong” has announced its first lineup!
“Korea on Stage – Suwon Hwaseong” is a cultural showcase event broadcast on KBS and co-hosted by the Cultural Heritage Administration and the city of Suwon.
The first lineup includes K-pop acts Stray Kids and (G)I-DLE, but also gukak (Korean traditional music) singers Kim Jun Su and Song So Hee, musical actors Min Woo Hyuk and Jung Yoo Ji, opera singers Kim Young Mi (soprano) and Kang Yosep (tenor), the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, and Korea House (an art company that specializes in Korean traditional cultural performances).
There will also be a second lineup announced at some point in the future.
“Korea on Stage” is part of a massive project from the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation to introduce South Korea’s world cultural heritage to a broader audience. This project began with the designation of Suwon’s Hwaseong Fortress as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.
“Korea on Stage” will be recorded on a special outdoor stage in front of the Hwaseomun Gate at the Hwaseong Fortress on August 22. The event will be broadcast on KBS on September 3 at 10:40 p.m. KST. It will also be available on the KBS World YouTube channel.