We Rise Together: The Philippines and Korea’s Fellowship through 29 years

October 30th, 2020

This October, we will get to witness the 29th year of commemorating the friendship of the Philippines and Korea through the annual Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival on October 31 (Saturday), 3PM. 

The annual Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival is celebrated the whole month of October to commemorate the 29th year of friendship between the Philippines and Korea. The festival serves to strengthen the diplomatic relations between the two countries and promote both their cultures.

28th Phil-Kor Festival’s Korean traditional fashion show

28th Phil-Kor Festival’s Philippine Choir Performance

Several exciting events are lined up for the duration of the festivities, which shall be staged online in view of the COVID-19 health protocol. This includes relevant online content, talent competition and its first-ever digital concert. The virtual talent competition is open to both Filipino and Korean national all over the world and the winners will get to be featured in the digital concert on October 31, Saturday, at 3 pm via the Korean Cultural Center Philippines’ Youtube Channel and Facebook page.

The concert, to be hosted by Sam Oh and Pao Ocampo, will feature well-known pop artists such as “P-Pop” idol group SB19, South Korean dancer and entertainer Dasuri Choi, “Asia’s Soul Supreme” singer and rapper KZ Tandingan, and ABS-CBN’s Star Hunt Academy Trainees.  Also to be featured are the traditional and ensemble music performers namely Celso Espejo Rondalla for the Philippine music and World Music Band ID for Korean representation.

The Philippine-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival is presented by the United Korean Community Association alongside Korean Cultural Centre (KCC), Korean Embassy, and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).  Follow the Philippines-Korean Cultural Exchange Festival Facebook page for more updates.

Facebook page link: https://www.facebook.com/PhilKorCulturalExchangeFestival/

About United Korean Community Association:  The United Korean Community Association (UKCA) is a non-profit organization of Korean nationals in the Philippines for the welfare of its residents. It organizes projects and event to help local communities and to promote the relationship between the Philippines and Korea. 

Facebook page link: https://www.facebook.com/unitedkoreanassociation


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