27th Phil-Kor Cultural Exchange Festival: A Celebration of Culture and Friendship
Now on their 27th year, the Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival is set to thrill the audience with an amazing showcase of Filipino-Korean talents. With the theme “Hand in Hand,” the festival encourages a more active exchange with a day of activities and cultural events. The event is set to take place on October 27, 2018, at Aliw Theater, Pasay City.
There are two parts to the event. The first part is the annual talent competition where Filipino and Korean finalists are set to perform in Korean and Filipino, respectively. The highlight of the second part of the program is the traditional performances from Korea and the Philippines. The Korea National Gugak Center will be showcasing their talent in playing traditional Korean instruments. They will also be performing “Seungmu,” a traditional Korean dance and the song, “Arirang.” The National Folk Dance Company of the Philippines, Bayanihan, will be performing traditional Filipino folk dances as the country’s representative.
There will also be performances from Buk Chum-Drum Dancing Team Sejong Hakdang and the opera singer, Bless. The Korean Pop Idol group, BNF will also be present to complete the final stage of the program.
2017 Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival Highlights!
Here's an early throwback from the last Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival! 😊
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Highlights from the 2017 Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival
Apart from the festivities that are to take place inside the theater, there will also be cultural activities, product booths, and food stalls present for the guests to enjoy.
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The 27th Philippines-Korean Cultural Exchange Festival will take place on October 27, 2018, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Aliw Theater, Pasay City. The event is hosted by the United Korean Community Association (UKCA), the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
For more information, you may contact UKCA at 02-886-4989 or KCC at 02-555-1711. You may also visit the 27th Philippines-Korean Cultural Exchange Festival Facebook page.
What: 27th Philippines-Korean Cultural Exchange Festival
Where: Aliw Theater, Pasay City
When: October 27, 2018; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Ticket Information: Free admission; First come, first serve
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PhilKorCulturalExchangeFestival/