In the evening of upcoming September 8, the International Convention Center Jeju (ICCJ), the venue for the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress, will transform into the place for a fantastic festival filled with the sound of the sea and shouts of the audience.
This is because K-ECO Fashion Concert, hosted by the Korean Organizing Committee for 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress, the Ministry of Environment, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and organized by KBS Korean Wave Bureau, will be held at the ICCJ. With the concept of ‘nature+’ which is the slogan of the 2012 IUCN Congress, the concert is designed to celebrate the hosting of the Congress in Jeju. As an event to commemorate the world’s environmental congress, the concert is planned to provide Korean pop music and works of the world’s famous fashion designer, which will present double pleasure for the audience.
In addition, globally well-known Korean pop singers will take part in the concert. First of all, BoA, known as the “Queen of Korean pop music” as well as the “Asian Star”, and 2AM who is a goodwill ambassador of the 2012 IUCN Congress and one of the leading stars of the Korean Wave, will show a wonderful performance. In particular, 2AM is currently playing various activities as a goodwill ambassador, by sending the message of the importance of nature conservation through the congress theme song. At this concert, 2AM will deliver a meaningful message of nature conservation with its harmony of soft and sweet voices.
The fashion show by the famous Korean fashion designer Lie Sang Bong is also drawing great expectations. In line with the concept of the concert, Designer Lie is planning to showcase creative fashion works, incorporating ‘eco-friendly factors’ into the whole process of making stage costumes for Korean pop stars, from clothing materials to production.
Above this, Iruka (Japan) and Malouma (Mauritania), goodwill ambassadors for IUCN, and Soprano Kang Hye-myung, a goodwill ambassador for the Congress, will play their music to celebrate the event. So you can enjoy a colorful feast of music.
Never miss this great opportunity to enjoy marvelous nature and culture of the Republic of Korea, in harmony with beautiful nature of the ecological paradise Jeju, Korean pops, and Korean Fashion!