SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) — Idol band Girls’ Generation and Japanese new age composer Yuhki Kuramoto are among the artists set to perform at this year’s DMZ Peace Concert near the inter-Korean border north of Seoul, according to organizers Thursday.
The two-day concert at the unification-themed Nuri Peace Park in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, will be held from Aug. 12, with the first day dedicated to K-pop stars, including Girls’ Generation, BTOB, B1A4, Cosmic Girls and GFriend, MBC TV said.
On Aug. 13, Yuhki Kuramoto, violinists Shin Ji-ah and Yu-Chien Tseng, operatic pop quartet Forte Di Quattro and the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra will take to the stage for a classical/opera concert.
The concert, co-hosted by MBC TV and Gyeonggi Provincial Government, will be open to everyone for free. The shows will be broadcast via the network on Aug. 15.