INCHEON, South Korea, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Incheon International Airport, the only airport where top-class cultural and artistic performances are staged 365 days a year, is offering a year-end concert comprising a variety of musical genres.
Incheon International Airport will hold its annual 'Healing Concert to Share Love' for five days from the 23rd to the 27th. World-class artists of various genres including operatic pop, Korean classical music, musicals and classical music will perform free of charge every afternoon for one hour starting at 4:00 at the Central Millennium Hall on Level 1 of the passenger terminal.
On the 23rd, the first day of the event, Sonya, a "musical diva" with a powerful voice, Kai, an operatic pop singer who has become a popular since performing on MBC's 'I am a Singer Season 2,' and the Mostly Philharmonic Orchestra will all perform in beautiful harmony. A surprise performance by the male ensemble 'The Most' is also scheduled to mark the beginning of the splendid years' end concert.
On the 24th, 'Hwarang,' a Korean musical that heated up the theater district in Daehangno with a great plot and cast of outstanding talent, will be staged. On the 25th, Christmas Day, the Amore Philharmonic Orchestra and keyboardist Hyeon-soo Ji from the rock group 'Next' will stage a collaborative classical and rock symphony concert.
On the 26th, the Chungang Traditional Orchestra will offer authentic royal Korean classical music, and So-hee Song, a young Korean classical singer, will showcase a fusion of Korean classical music. On the 27th, the last day of the event, pianist Soon hwon Kwon, the well-known brother of pop-singer BoA, will present an 'Easy Classic' stage full of familiar classical music pieces.
During the concert period, the annual 'Lucky Airport Cookie Sharing & Photo Time' event will be held at the Millennium Hall, and in the duty-free zone a small music concert of string and operatic pop ensembles will be offered as a special event.
"Incheon International Airport is striving to develop into a cultural airport full of cultural and artistic spirits," said Incheon International Airport Corporation President & CEO Chang-soo Jung. "We hope that visitors will enjoy our holiday performances all the more because they were prepared as events to share love during the festive season."
Incheon International Airport holds special seasonal events in addition to the regular daily performances and also offers Korean Culture Street, the Traditional Culture Center and the Korean Culture Museum to encourage visitors to experience Korean culture -- this is how Incheon International Airport is positioning itself as a "culture port."
SOURCE Incheon International Airport Corporation