* Date : 2017-10-19
4 Angles Ep.191
Cultivating Hope - Urban Farmers
The city is becoming greener with little farms on the rooftop and between townhouses. Urban agriculture has been getting momentum in Korea thanks to the enactment of Act on Development And Support of Urban Agriculture in 2011. Urban farmers strive to produce healthy food and make their cities green. They are not only cultivating crops; they are cultivating hope in the city for future generations.
Sweet Urban Beekeeping
Flowers, trees, and forestland were decimated in Korea due to the rapid urbanization and industrialization that took place in the city, pushing honeybees to the brink of extinction. All sorts of fruit and vegetables are pollinated by honeybees, therefore, the extinction of bees could mean the end of humanity. As a way to protect both the environment and bees, urban beekeeping is garnering much attention in Korea. Find out more about Korea's urban beekeeping.
Illuminating the Street – Street Artists
Korean street artists are transforming streets into theaters, touching the hearts and souls of the public. Unlike in the past when most of the buskers were musicians, artists from diverse fields enchant the eyes and souls of the public in the streets these days. Watch their artistry bloom with the city and its citizens.
Dasrum in Africa – Part II
Dasrum is an 8-member female Korean music ensemble that has been performing Korean traditional music with a modern twist since 1990. The octet recently held a concert tour across Africa not only to promote the excellence of Korean traditional music but also to further enhance cultural ties between Korea & Africa. Take a glimpse at their recent concert in Africa.