Girls’ Generation, Yuhki Kuramoto to grace DMZ concert

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A file photo of K-pop idol group Girls’ Generation (Yonhap)

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.

odissy@yna.co.kr

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