I send my sincere congratulation to <2018 K-Ballet World>
Hello! I am Jong-Hwan Do, the minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism .
Also, I send my sincere thanks to all the people who have worked hard for this event, including President Jung-Im Do and executive director Jae-Hong Park as well as all dancers who perform in this events.
The <2018 K-Ballet World> celebrates its 11th anniversary. It has presented various performances to contribute to the growth of ballet in Korea. Many prestigious ballet companies and dancers in and outside of Korea presented the beauty of ballet to the audience through the stage of K-Ballet World.
This year of K-Ballet World presents various events to meet the artistry of ballet and for its popularity. The World Ballet Stars Gala present prestigious ballet stars and companies such as Bolshoi Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet, Korea National Ballet, and the Universal Ballet.
Many Korean ballet stars perform in the History Lecture Ballet to introduce ballet for its popularity. We can also encounter new ballet works in the Evening with Rising and Prominent Choreographers. Many current ballet issues in Korea will be discussed in K-Ballet Forum.
I hope people could enjoy these various events. The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism support all people to experience various art forms based on the vision 'Culture for the people-Cultural Vision 2030' to pursue Korea that has the culture of life and people first, the culture of cooperation and diversity, and the life balanced.
I congratulate the K-Ballet World once again and wish for this event to be loved by the audience.