The tribute included women who have shaped Korean history and society
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9 Dec 2019 - 10:32 AM  UPDATED 9 Dec 2019 - 10:32 AM

U2 recently performed in Seoul, South Korea as part of their Joshua Tree tour, and shared a touching tribute dedicated to powerful women in Korean history.

When the group performed their song "Ultraviolet (Light My Way)", the screens displayed images of famous women who've made an impact on Korean society, or encouraged change. One of the images was of K-pop artist Sulli, who passed away in October 2019, and was well-known for being a women's rights advocate.

The tribute also featured First Lady Kim Jung Sook, the female divers of Jeju Island, prosecutor Seo Ji Hyun who brought the 'Me Too' movement to national attention, and many more important figures across Korean history.

The tribute is titled 'HERSTORY' and is a regular feature of U2's stage as part of the world tour. It includes the message, 'Until we are all equal, none of us are equal'.


 

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