* Date : 2017-08-31
4 Angles Ep.184
Two Months After Opening of CheongWaDae Street
On the evening on June 26th, the heavy iron gate, blocking the road in front of CheongWaDae, was lifted. Since then, the number of visitors has doubled with an average of 4,000 people visiting the site every day. Also, around the CheongWaDae Water Fountain near the main entrance are protesters who hope to make their voices heard. Let's examine the changes that have occurred since the opening of the road.
Flextime System in South Korea
Flextime is a flexible hours schedule that allows workers to alter workday start and finish times according to their needs. This system is becoming more commonplace in Korea. Beyond altering their workday start and finish times, it allows employees work from home or mobile offices near their houses without limitations of time and place. It's been 5 years since flextime has been introduced in Korea. Learn more about its progress.
UN SRC Singers – Sing for Peace
The UN Staff Recreation Council Singers was formed voluntarily by UN employees in the New York Headquarters in 1947. It is no exaggeration to say that the choir has been promoting international peace and security together with the United Nations throughout its 72-year history. Recently, the choir paid a visit to South Korea to spread the message of love and hope through music. Find more about the United Nations SRC Singers and their first visit to South Korea.
Rising Choreographer Jeong Se-young
Dancers/Choreographers Kwon Ryeong-eun and Jeong Se-young Performed "Kwon Ryeong-eun and Jeong Se-young" at Daehangno Art Theater from August 25th to the 27th. Chosen as the Artist of the Year by the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company, the two showcase their genuine artistry, while pushing the boundaries surrounding choreography. On this episode, we delve deeper into Jeong Se-young's world of dance. Tune in to learn more about this artist.