Opening·Closing Ceremony

Opening Ceremony
Date May 17, 2024 (Fri.) 19:00
Venue Open Plaza at Incheon Culture & Art Center
Host
Jo Min-soo
Jo Min-soo

Since her debut in 1983, Jo Min-soo has been considered an irreplaceable actress with her unique charisma and unrivaled acting skills. She has been a participating judge at various film festivals both at home and abroad to support Korean films and has been endorsing not only commercial films but also independent films with unstinting affection.

Kim Hwan
Kim Hwan

Since his debut in 2007 as an SBS open recruit announcer, he has been active in various fields including newscasts, radio shows, and sportscasts. He has appeared on current events shows and entertainment shows such as Lovey-dovey and The King of Ssireum and is garnering much love thanks to his vibrant persona displayed through social media.

Performing Artists for the Opening Performance
Kim Yoon-ah
Kim Yoon-ah

Kim Yoon-ah is the representative singer-songwriter of her generation with exceptional talent in tuning lyrics and notes to create numerous great songs. Her music, featuring a cold outlook on the world and affectionate consolation for people, wins much sympathy and love from her fans.

Chang Kiha
Chang Kiha

Chang Kiha created his own genre with a Korean rock music base and contemporary musical sensibility and lyrics with Hangul (Korean alphabet) wordplay which won him love from a broad base of the public. Starting with “Kiha & The Faces,” the representative Korean band, he has been going beyond music into the fields of radio, DJing, and writing and proving himself as an omnidirectional artist.

Pre-performance
Date May 17, 2024 (Fri.) 18:30
Venue Open Plaza at Incheon Culture & Art Center
Performing Artists
Big Fingers Team

Big Fingers is a team comprised of members hailing from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Russia, and Ukraine. Along with Teacher Slawa, it has been active as dance team Big Fingers equipped with affection toward dance.

Alternative Education Organization GYEONGIN LINCOLN SCHOOL

Based on Christianity, it was founded in 2004 for the cultivation of leaders like that of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, and it teaches about interchange and alliance through a dormitory system and grows through various challenges as a school which sleeps in happiness and wakes up with hope.