EXO Chen will have a collaboration stage with pianist Steve Barakatt

EXO Chen & Steve Barakatt
EXO Chen & Steve Barakatt

On January 2nd, the world famous pianist Steve Barakatt and EXO Chen will have a collaboration stage at Seoul Encore Concert for the UNICEF ‘Imagine Project’.

SM Entertainment and Rainbow Bridge Story announced that Steve Barakatt, who is the UNICEF goodwill ambassador of Canada, and EXO Chen will have a collaboration with John Lennon’s song ‘Imagine’. This is one of UNICEF’s ‘Imagine Project’, which prays for all children’s happiness just like the lyrics of ‘Imagine’. Last year, a campaign video was revealed where the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon , the President of UNICEF W. Anthony Lake and UNICEF International Goodwill ambassadors Kim Yuna and Katy Perry.

SM Entertainment also had a social contribution agreement with UNICEF in November, and had ‘SMILE FOR YOU’ campaign for children’s music education.

Steve Barakatt said, “I’m thrilled to have a collaboration with Chen”, “I also think it is very meaningful to start 2016 with the message of peace and hope.”

Chen also said, “I’m honored to sing ‘Imagine’ with Steve Barakatt and I hope that many people can start a heart-warming 2016.”

Steve Barakatt’s Symphony Concert, celebrating his 20th anniversary of visiting Korea, will be held on January 2nd, 7 p.m., at Sejong Center for the Performing Arts.