Christmas is coming and there is plenty to see and do on the island during the holiday. Here are four performances scheduled during the holidays. — Ed.
▲ Danny Jung. Photo courtesy Samda ENT
At the Jeju Arts Center, two large concerts are being held. Saxophonist Danny Jung, famous for his lively performances, will play on Christmas Eve at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. In these, he will offer not only renditions of beautiful Christmas songs but also opportunities where the audience can participate, such as interview and proposal events for couples. Tickets are 50,000 won.
Jeju Arts Center, 231 Onam-ro, Jeju City. For further inquiries, call 1588-2364.
Another musician on the stage of the Jeju Arts Center is Yiruma, who leads the New Age music movement in Korea, with 13 albums and over 100 solo concerts. After a two-year break to recharge, he has returned with a Korea concert tour commemorating the 10th anniversary of his debut. The tour started in Busan on Nov. 27 and will end in Seoul on Dec. 31.
▲ Yiruma. Photo courtesy SHOW CREATIVE
In this concert, he will play songs from his recently released album “THE BEST-REMINISCENT 10th ANNIVERSARY.” Tickets are 77,000 won (SR seats), 66,000 won (R seats), and 55,000 won (S seats).
Jeju Arts Center, 231 Onam-ro, Jeju City. For further inquiries, call 1588-0766.
A children’s musical featuring the animated Hutos characters is ready to welcome young and old alike. The popular animated characters will perform a dandelion seed story and offer valuable lessons for children. The musical is being held from Dec. 24 to 25, at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. Tickets are 35,000 won (VIP seats), 30,000 won (R seats), and 25,000 won (S seats).
Culture & Arts Center, 69 Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. For further inquiries, call 011-655-5128.
If you don’t want to go to a crowded large performance hall to celebrate Christmas, there is a special concert at a cozy café in the quiet village of Jocheon-eup, Jeju City. The stone-built Café Seba, which opened on Dec. 1, is charmingly decorated and will host a jazz band during its Christmas Jazz Concert, on Dec. 25 at 5 p.m. Saxophonist Lee Jong Hyeok, pianist Kim Se Woon, bassist Kim Seong Eun, and drummer Jang Na Ra will be present to entertain with a high-quality performance. The tickets are 10,000 won and they can be purchased on site or online at blog.naver.com/cafeseba.
Café Seba, 1093-1, Seonheul-ri, Jocheon-eup, Jeju City. For further inquiries, call 070-4213 1268.
Enjoy a Happy Christmas with memorable performances!
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