Sumi Jo To Perform at BIFF Opening

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Gugak Center

In celebration of the 20th Busan International Film Festival, world-renowned soprano Sumi Jo will perform at the opening ceremony on October 1.

The traditional Korean music (gugak) orchestra and dance company from the Busan National Gugak Center will join her on stage for this memorable event.

Korean soprano Sumi Jo is recognized internationally for her performances. She will visit the Busan International Film Festival along with master directors and cineastes from around the world.

The Busan National Gugak Center (a branch of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism) will accompany Jo to  introduce Korean traditional performing arts to global audiences as  representative of the culture city of Busan. It will provide an opportunity to showcase the collaboration of gugak and vocal music at the festival.


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