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Korean cultural centre turns one

November 21, 2007          1417 views

The Republic of Korea Cultural Centre in Viet Nam is hosting a variety of cultural events to celebrate its 1st birthday.

Seoul sister: Fly, Daddy, Fly is one of five movies to be screened at the Korea Cultural CentreSeoul sister: Fly, Daddy, Fly is one of five movies to be screened at the Korea Cultural Centre

The festival’s subject, Family, is intended to help Vietnamese people develop their understanding of, and make comparisons between the two cultures.

Comprising of film screenings, art exhibitions, children’s activities, Korean singing and a Korean culinary day, it will kick off tomorrow with film screenings of Flower Boys; Fly, Daddy, Fly; Festival; Miracle and the animated cartoon Yobi, the Five Tailed Fox. All with Vietnamese subtitles.

The films will run from 7pm tomorrow, until Saturday at the centre, 49 Nguyen Du Street, with the cartoon being shown at Ha Noi Children’s Palace, 36 Ly Thai To at 9am.

A drawing contest, also being held at the centre, expects to attract about 100 children from both countries.

In addition, Vietnamese artist Nguyen Van Cuong will display 25 of his works in the centre from November 23 to December 3.

The Korean culinary day is planned for this Sunday and expects to welcome more than 1,000 people, who will be taught how to make kimchi and other Korean dishes.

On Sunday, attendees will have a chance to meet South Korean actors and see a traditional Korean performance.

Established in Ha Noi last year, the centre aims to promote cultural exchanges between the two countries.

Source:VNS

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