[May 18] Local Government’s Day: Seoul

Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic Korea. It has been the capital of Korea for more than 600 years. It became the capital of the Joseon Dynasty in 1394 and settlement in Seoul began in 17 BC. Now, it is considered to be a leading global city, ranking among eighth in the Global Cities Index of 2012

Seoul hosted their Local Government’s Day at Yeosu Expo today and Seoul Metropolitan Traditional Music Orchestra attracted visitors with Korean traditional music. It was founded in 1965 as the first Korean traditional orchestra and has made efforts to inherit the traditional music creatively since its foundation.

You can see what they are through the following link briefly:


For today, they directed their stage with the following programs with Korean traditional music as well as western music such as Mamma Mia.

The following link shows one of their performances. You can guess what it looks like.