Denis Ten to Perform with Kim Yu-na at Farwell Event
Johnson Park, March 19, 2014, 4:35 p.m.
Denis Ten, an ethnic-Korean Kazakh who brought home the bronze medal in the men's singles during this year's Sochi Winter Olympics, will partner up with an incredible cast to perform in a spectacular farewell event for Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na. The performance will take place in Seoul from May 4th – 6th.
Ten is the great-great grandson of Min Keung-ho, who was a Korean independence fighter that fought against Japanese colonial rule towards the end of the 19th century, and died in 1908. Ten is also Kazakh. The Kazakhs are a Turkic people of Eastern Europe and the northern parts of Central Asia.
The event is hosted by Kim Yu-na herself to bid farewell to her fans. The 21-year-old Kazakh start will take part of this performance and show Korea what he’s worth. He partnered with Kim during the gala show at this year’s Winter Olympic Games.
"Korea is my second home," Ten stated during an interview following his victory in Sochi. "I hope my great-great grandfather is proud of me."