Monday, April 29, 2013

Libera on South Korea TV News

While Libera was in South Korea, Kavana, Jude and Cassius were interviewed for ABN TV News. Thank you to JuniaLee for the link, and thank you to Bullehynka for uploading it to YouTube!

It shows some of the Bundang autograph signing session. My mom says Yumiko from Japan and John from Canada are in a close-up shot near the end!


The interviewer asks how South Korea has changed since Libera's last visit.

Cassius: I think it's changed a lot, because the last time I came...

Kavana: You were only a little boy.

Cassius: I was only small.

Kavana: Little Cassius.

Cassius: And so I've changed as well as (Korea).

Kavana: It's good to come back to a country that we've been to cause we get to enjoy it more and there's always new things to see and new places to go to. So it's really exciting to come back here again.

About their first church concert in Asia.

Jude: There's bound to be because if you perform in  church, obviously you've got less seats, and it won't be designed for a wide stage, but there's a movement.

Kavana: But we have to adapt to the different things in the church and maybe move a bit or do something different.

Cassius: Acoustics could be different.

Kavana: Which is how it sounds. So sometimes it's nice singing in a cathedral because it's more resonant and it sort of bounces off. And when we hear our echoes, it's really nice.

All: Hi! We're Libera.

Kavana: And we'd like to thank all the fans in South Korea for your support.

Cassius: Thank you.

Jude: Good bye.       


Thursday, April 25, 2013

More Fan Pics from Asia Tour 2013

Hi everybody! Just a quick post since I'm studying for final exams. We got a lot of great pictures from fans who went to the concerts in Taiwan and Korea. Here's some more!

Kaohsiung Pics from Bianca - thank you Bianca! :D

Seoul Pics from Ashley - she likes Sam a lot! Thank you Ashley! :D 

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Fun In Taiwan & South Korea


This is a short video of the boys walking in for the signing after the Hsinchu concert.

The Libera boys had several fun stops in Taiwan. They had lunch with the Taiwu Elementary School Folk Singers and watched them sing. Their director is Camake Valaule. Many of the Taiwu children are from the indigenous Paiwan tribe in Taiwan. 

Getting lunch

Eating lunch

Anthony B. and a new friend

Jude with a new friend

Who put bunny ears above Kuba's head? lol

Have a banana? :D

Carlos & Kavana getting gifts?

Michael surrounded by new friends!

Ben can't quite get the hands right...

...there we go! :D

Ready for a singing demonstration.

The Taiwu Elementary School Folk Singers all dressed up!

Learning the words

They also gave them their CD "Vingacan ta Senay Nia Vuvu (Where the Songs Begin)" which you can buy or hear samples of here. They sound very nice!

These are some more of the pictures posted by Artemis Art's Facebook page -


Kavana speaking

Gifts to Robert Prizeman

Gifts to Roberto de Ocampo

Awesome group shot

Getting their CD's signed

Allesandro getting his CD signed

Now they know how fans feel getting CD's signed! lol

Bertie and Lucas getting their CD's signed

Cute picture!

Waving bye!

Waving to at the bus

Waving as the bus drives away!

Libera also visited the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Memorial Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. This article  tells how they experienced a Buddhist ceremony and asked questions like "What is the difference between Buddha and God?", "Why are Buddha's ears so long?" and "Does the lotus represent peace?"

Picture from Wikipedia

Ben said he thought the museum was very quiet and peaceful. Kavana was surprised at how lifelike the carved figures are and thought the staff and people are very friendly. 11-year-old Cassius wants to be an architect and thought the museum's design is very interesting. He liked playing with the wood pagoda building blocks.


4 of the boys did a radio interview on the 1013 Mainstreet Show with Ahn Junghyun on TBS eFM 101.3. 

Jude, Cassius, Kavana and Ben

This is such a funny interview! First they introduce themselves. Jude is 11 and has been in the choir 3 years. Cassius is also 11 and has been in the choir 4 years. Kavana is 14 and has been in Libera 7 years. Ben is 10 and has been in the choir 3 years. There are lots of small boys at home. Only 2 of them are smaller than Nano Ben, and they're both 7! Aw, Ben is so cute and little! :D

When the interviewer asks why they are touring Taiwan and Korea, Cassius says, "To spread the Libera love." lol Too funny! Cassius's first tour was 3 years ago to Korea. The day before this interview, they went to a little Korean village, dressed up in traditional Korean clothes and ran around pretending to be kings and queens. That would be hilarious to watch!!!!

We find out that Jude doesn't even miss home while on tour. Of course having an older brother on tour (Luke) helps. He has a 3rd brother (age 8) who just joined Libera, and soon there will be a 4th brother also! He says he has a large family of "annoying brothers." Aha! Can't wait to see all of them on stage together! :D While on tour, Cassius misses his dog. Ben is so funny when he says he likes to travel with his friends and not be nagged by his parents. Cassius and Jude don't go to the same school anymore, but being in Libera, they still get to see each other. Kavana says their speaking voices are so much different than their singing voices because it's early in the morning. :D

You can listen to the audio of the whole interview below. Thanks to Inna for uploading it.

This is a really good video of the signing session after the Bundang concert at St. John's. Thanks to squares4! :D

Will post more soon!