South Korean cultural festival in Quang Nam


(QNO) - On the occasion of the South Korean Days in Quang Nam (December 15-16), an interesting South Korean and Vietnamese art performance programme took place along with the opening ceremony at Square 24.3 (Tam Ky city).

A traditional South Korean art performance in Hoi An in June 2017
A traditional South Korean art performance in Hoi An in June 2017

On the morning of December 15 in this square, an exhibition of South Korean and Quang Nam images of land and people was held. At the same time, a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee and South Korean Cultural Center in Vietnam. A seminar on sharing experiences in building new rural areas and the movement of a new South Korean village also occurred on the first day of the event. Besides, an exchange of community activities was organized at Tam Thanh mural village on the afternoon of the same day by South Korean Fund in cooperation with some Korean universities, Quang Nam university and Tam Ky city People’s Committee.
The opening ceremony of the event was hopefully a special art show performed by South Korean and Vietnamese famous artists. It was a perfect combination of traditional and modern music from these two countries, especially folk songs and dances acted by Quang Nam artists (such as Bai Choi and Heave-ho) and K-pop by South Korean bands.

The artistic program of the opening ceremony are divided into two parts. In the first part, South Korean and Vietnamese traditional music performed by the artists from Kwangyang city (South Korea), Quang Nam Cultural Center and Quang Nam Opera Company. The second part was the exciting time of Kpop performed by Dongdeok University.

Also in the art show, South Korea introduced their preparations for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics via images, sounds, and light.