Events & Festivals
72nd Independence Day Celebration
The Korean Independence Day Concert at Gwanghwamun Square will take place on August 15th, 2017. The concert will commemorate the 72nd anniversary of Korean independence and the victory of democracy over oppression. The hard work and sacrifices of the Korean patriots, democracy activists, and regular people that contributed to Korean independence will be honored through music from various genres. The concert will feature gugak (traditional Korean music), performances by the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, and live performances from other genres.