43. Celebration-Performers

Friday August 15, 2008

The Korean Independence Day Celebration was hosted by Mee Wha Kim - the famous Korean comedian. Performances throughout the day included a Korean-Latin Jazz band, Korean traditional "Pansori" style singing, playing of the "Kayakum" (a traditional Korean board zither), Junior High School students doing cheer-leader-style dancing and singing, and Korean and Japanese folk and pop performers.

Mee Wha Kim, MC, hosting

Korean-Latin Jazz band performing

A Japanese folk singer

Korean traditional "Pansori" style singers

Junior High School student performance

Korean "Kayakum" performance

A Korean pop singer, with the Korean "comfort women" *halmunis

Junior High School students singing

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