The Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Institute and Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will celebrate the 30th anniversary of concluding diplomatic relations between the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Korea with a concert.

On 17 October at 12 pm (noon) the Great Hall of the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy will be filled with music by Estonian and Korean composers. The concert featuring the students of the Academy plays tribute to the friendly relations of our two countries and celebrates the strengthening cultural cooperation.

Performers: Hyewon Chung (piano), Yena Choi (soprano), Ilana Lode (piano), EAMT Choir (conductor Hyonah Song), Ensemble Auftakt: Miina Laanesaar (violin), Soo-Young Lee (clarinet), Maila Laidna (piano). Works by Tormis, Kõrvits, Chin, Uusberg, Mägi, Jin jt. The programme of the concert can be found here.

The Republic of Korea recognized the independence of the Republic of Estonia on 6 September 1991 and the two countries concluded diplomatic relations on 17 October of the same year. In January 2020 the Government of Estonia decided to open the Embassy of Estonia in Seoul.

The concert is free of charge, please visit Fienta to get your free ticket. Only people who have completed a COVID-19 vaccination course, have recovered from COVID-19 disease or present a negative test result can take part in the event. When organizing events, we keep in mind the current rules and restrictions.

The concert is in hybrid format and can also be attended virtually on the Youtube channel of the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy: