On February 9, Lunar New Year was solemnly celebrated in Almaty. The Koreans call it Solnal.
A special concert was arranged by the artists of the State Republican Academic Korean Theater of Musical Comedy. Moreover, with all the commitment to traditional genres and themes, the theater also managed to incorporate modern and just simply beautiful and spectacular performances with this concert. For example, Angelina YugauI performed the song Lucia di Lammermoor from “The Fifth Element”.
“Yes, we are trying ourselves in new avant-garde, modern directions,” says theater director Lyubov NI. — It is important to show the culture of Kazakhstan, the spiritual state that we have, and who the Koreans of Kazakhstan really are.
In addition to the concert, the guests of the holiday were treated to a fair, games and fun conversations. And also got the chance to celebrate New Year one more time.
Ksenia Evdokimenko, photo by Ilya KIM, Almaty