Nah Youn-sun Invited to UN's Annual Jazz Concert

  • By Yoon Soo-jung

    April 29, 2022 10:28

    Nah Youn-sun

    Jazz vocalist Nah Youn-sun has been invited to the UN's annual jazz concert to be held in New York on Saturday.

    According to her management agency, she will sing the Korean version of John Lennon's "Imagine" at the concert, which is part of an event to celebrate International Jazz Day.

    It is the second time Nah has been invited to the concert, after her performance there in 2017.

    The celebration was launched by UNESCO in 2011 "to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe" and has since been observed annually on April 30.

    American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock hosts the annual concert featuring renowned jazz musicians. All the musicians will sing the hymn to peace together at the end of the concert, with Nah singing it in Korean.

    The concert will be livestreamed on social media including YouTube and Facebook.

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