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70th Anniversary United Nations Day Concert

On 24 October 2015, UN Day, The United Nations celebrated its 70th anniversary. To mark this very special occasion, a concert featuring the Korean Broadcasting System Traditional Music Orchestra was held in the General Assembly Hall, on Friday 23 October. The orchestra performed a rich array of musical pieces including the Korean folk song Arirang, which was registered by UNESCO on its Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists in 2012. Special guests performing with the orchestra included United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang, Korean K-pop duo Davichi and the Harlem Gospel Choir. Providing a beautiful backdrop to the concert, the United Nations Headquarters was awash in blue as part of the Turn the World UN Blue campaign.

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70th Anniversary United Nations Day Concert