* Date : 2018-01-18
4 Angles Ep.204
▶ Governor of Choi Moon-soon of Gangwon-do Province
South Korea has moved one step closer to the goal making PyeongChang 2018 an "Olympics of Peace" with North Korea confirming their participation in the upcoming Olympics. Choi Moon-soon, the governor of Gangwon-do Province, has contributed greatly to that accomplishment. Meet Governor of Choi to learn more about how the province is gearing up for PyeongChang 2018 and how he encouraged North Korea to participate in the event.
▶ Harmony of Gugak and Jazz: Black String
Black String enchants the whole world with the unforgettable harmony of gugak and jazz. Comprised of renowned geomungo player and the leader Heo Yoon-jeong, daegeum player Lee A-ram, percussionist and singer Hwang Min-wang, and electric guitarist Jean Oh, the band has been expanding the realm of gugak, eventually signing a contract with the prestigious German jazz label ACT in 2016 as the first Korean act. Let's explore their beautiful musicality.
▶ First Non-Korean K-pop Group EXP EDITION
The global K-pop sensation has entered a new phase with many non-Koreans coming into the field, including Hunter, Sime, Frankie, and Koki from the first non-Korean K-pop group EXP EDITION. Meet these talented and passionate guys, who prove that music is a universal language transcending the barriers of nations, nationalities, and religions.
▶ Contemporary Artist Lee Wan
The Venice Biennale is one of the world's three major biennales and celebrations of arts. In 2017, a total of 86 countries around the globe participated in the event to display the quintessence of their artistic heritage, and young contemporary artist Lee Wan represented Korea at the latest edition of the event. Shedding new light on the dark side of capitalism, the artist takes Korean contemporary art to the next level. Feast your soul with the awe-inspiring artistry of Lee Wan.