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[VIDEO NEWS] Lee Yoon-sang meets Hyon Song-wol to discuss performance in Pyongyang

Mar 21,2018
1) Tongilgak, Panmunjom, Tuesday morning.

2) “Glad to meet you.” - Hyon Song-wol, leader of the Samjiyon Orchestra

3) “Happy to meet you, too.” - Lee Yoon-sang, musical director

4) “I’m Hyon Song-wol, leader of the orchestra.” - Hyon Song-wol, leader of the Samjiyon Orchestra

5) “At Tongilgak, Panmunjom, on March 20, 2018, North and South Korea met for working-level discussions concerning the Pyongyang performance by the South Korean art troupe and agreed to the following:” - Lee Yoon-sang, musical director

6) “1. South Korea will send an art troupe of 160 people to North Korea.”

7) “The South Korean troupe will include singers Cho Yong-pil, Lee Sun-hee, Choi Jin-hee, YB (Yoon Do-hyun), Baek Z Young, Red Velvet, Jung-in, Seohyun and Ali.”

8) “2. The South Korean troupe will be in Pyongyang from March 31 to April 3 and perform twice, once at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre and once at the Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Gymnasium.”

9) “3. Both sides will peacefully discuss and settle practical matters such as the condition of the stage, necessary facilities and the installation of tools and materials.”

10) “Concerning this, a South Korean inspection team will visit Pyongyang from March 22 to 24.”

11) “4. North Korea will guarantee the safety and convenience of the South Korean troupe.”

12) “5. Other practical problems that appear will be discussed by exchanging documents through the Panmunjom contact channel.”

13) “Panmunjom, March 20, 2018.”

14) “I have once again realized that anything is possible if we work together.” - Hyon Song-wol, leader of the Samjiyon Orchestra

15) “I was also assured that having trust and respect for each other is the most important and that we can bring good results if everything is based on this.”

16) “Dear representatives, problems that may occur while executing what we have agreed upon in this meeting today”

17) “can be solved if we stay connected and discuss them.”

18) “We will put in every effort and maintain sincerity for the success of the South Korean art troupe’s performance in Pyongyang.”

19) “Thank you for today.” - Hyon Song-wol, leader of the Samjiyon Orchestra

20) “Good bye.”

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video provided by JTBC
Produced by Jung Soo-kyung
Translated by Kim Hyo-jung
Edited by Hoyeon Yoo