Remarks by H.E. Kiejoo
Kim, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Democratic Republic of Congo at
the Friendship Concert to Congratulate Inauguration of the Congolese National Museum
Kinshasa, October 8,
Vice Prime Minister and Minister of
Ministers of Urbanism and Habitat, Cooperation
and Regional Integration, Tourism, Youth, and Culture and Arts, respectively,
Members of the Government,
Members of the diplomatic corps and the
Distinguished Guests, and
Ladies and Gentlemen,
is my great honor to have you all here. Thank you for coming.
are so happy that we have the renowned musicians from the DR Congo and Korea.
We are also happy that we have the Museum. The Museum is an outcome of our
joint work with the Congolese partners. I especially thank the Ministry of
Culture and the National Museum Institute of Congo. I also thank the National
Institute of Arts for its collaboration.
concert is to congratulate the forthcoming inauguration of the Museum. It is
also to congratulate the inauguration of the government of this great country
and the friendship between our two countries and peoples.
is a common language of humanity. There is a story that Joseph Haydn, the great
Austrian composer, was invited to the U.K. to work. His friend Amadeus Mozart
pointed out that Haydn did not speak a word of English. Haydn replied, “Don’t
worry. My language is understood throughout the world!” Indeed, we understand music
and enjoy it no matter in what language it is performed. It is our human
performance will include western, Korean and Congolese music. So, please enjoy the
voice of angels. Please enjoy our common language of friendship.
you very much.