This big event started from a Korean who heard from his foreigner friend that he came to Korea and Insadong because he wants to listen to Arirang, Korea’s beautiful traditional music, but he couldn’t hear any.
So, a group of people planned this event on March 1st!
March 1st is a very special day for Korea. It is a memorial day for Koreans’ independent spirit in 1910’s when Korea was under Japan’s forceful reign. To remember this special, memorial day, Koreans gathered, and are playing a song that is perfect to remember the day of spirit.
Watch this video and feel Koreans’ passion to remember history and tradition.