Việt Nam – Korea fest to open in HCM City at weekend

October, 26/2022 - 09:00
The festival is co-organised by the city Department of Foreign Affairs and the South Korean Consulate General in HCM City.
Vietnamese young singer Sunni Hạ Linh will perform at the Việt Nam – South Korean Cultural Festival held on October 28-30 at September 23 Park in District 1. — Photo from the singer’s Facebook page

HCM CITY — The Việt Nam-South Korea Cultural Festival will be held on October 28-30 in HCM City, offering a wide series of cultural activities introduced by artists from the both countries.

The festival is co-organised by the city Department of Foreign Affairs and the South Korean Consulate General in HCM City to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

According to the department’s permanent deputy director Lê Trường Duy, the Việt Nam-South Korea Cultural Festival aims to promote cultural and tourism cooperation between Việt Nam and South Korea and enhance mutual understanding among the people of the two countries.

The festival’s featured programme will be a performance of traditional Korean gugak music from the Jeong Ga Ak Hoe group.

The festival will feature Vietnamese and traditional music performed by the music groups Daoom and Lux.

Vietnamese singers Suni Hạ Linh, BigDaddy and Emily will also provide performances at the event.

The festival will also present “K-Pop Random Dance Play” performed by dance crews such as MAD-X, The Shadow, BEAmE Dance Team, G.O.D Dance Cover, The Honor Cards and D149 CREW, and there will be dance performances by OneWay Crew and Fusion MC from Korea.

A showcase of Korean martial art Taekwondo will be presented at the event.

In addition, the festival will include 200 stalls showcasing Vietnamese and Korean cuisine and products.

The festival will open to the public for free at the September 23 Park in District 1. — VNS

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