GPI organized Project UL-SSI-GU 2015 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Liberation Day of Korea and the end of World War II on August 15th. Twenty-two teams from six different countries including USA, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Malaysia, and Australia participated in the Project.
In Chicago, GPI invited various Asian percussion teams including Pyeongtaek Nongak Troupe from Korea, GPI’s youth pungmul ensemble SoriBeat, Chicago Poongmul School, Tsukasa Taiko in Chicago, Cheng Da Drum, NIU gamelan ensemble and Indonesian Dance Illinois, and Thai percussion team. Almost 100 players played drums together in front of about 1,000 people at Wrigley Square in Millennium Park on August 14, 2015.
Project UL-SSI-GU 2015 – Final Video
Project UL-SSI-GU 2015 in Chicago