Session VI

Talking to the Heart: Culture as Peacemaker


People often think that politics moves the world, but that is not the case. It is culture and art that move the world. It is affection, not reason, that touches people in their innermost being. It is not their common culture that has divided the two Koreas for 70 years. Our panelists will explore ways that culture could bridge the divide.


Dr. No Hi Pak

Vice President, Korean Cultural Foundation; Former Managing Director, The Little Angels of Korea, South Korea

Mrs. Natalya Karpova

Deputy, Khasan Municipal District, Russian Far East, Russia

Dr. David Eaton

Composer, Conductor, Producer, USA/Korea

Dr. Seung-ho Lee

President, The DMZ Forum, USA

Mr. David Fraser-Harris

Secretary General, UPF Middle East