President Moon Jae In Personally Called Girls Generation’s Seohyun On The Lunar New Year

He called her with a very special message.

How did Seohyun inspire President Moon?

On Thursday February 15th, the President of South Korea Moon Jae In shared phone conversations with public figures of all fields, in observance of the Korean Seolnal (lunar new year) holiday.

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun also received a call, after making history on Sunday February 11th, performing with the North Korean Samjiyon Orchestra at the Seoul National Theater of Korea. This event was held in celebration of North Korea joining the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

President Moon told Seohyun that she has “inspired not only South Koreans, but also the world” when she and the North Korean singers performed songs of hope, hand in hand.

Seohyun shared, “It has been such an honor to be a part of this meaningful moment.”

Watch the performance that moved President Moon: