The creative city of Gimhae will nurture the cultural industry based on
"Crafts and Folk arts" and move toward sustainable development.
Gayageum is a traditional Korean string instrument with 12 strings. The nation's one and only municipal gayageum orchestra is in Gimhae and it was established in 1998. Gimhae Municipal Gayageum Orchestra is comprised of a music director, a secretariat and 28 members of the orchestra. Gimhae Municipal Gayageum Orchestra covers a variety of musical genres including traditional music, modern music, instrumental pieces and vocal music.