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.
Several exciting events are lined up for the duration of the festivities, which shall be staged online in view of the pandemic’s health protocol. This includes relevant online content, talent competition, and its first-ever digital concert to be streamed online via Korean Cultural Center Philippines’ Facebook page and Youtube channel on October 31 2020 at 3PM. 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 (UKCA), alongside Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). Follow the Philippines-Korean Cultural Exchange Festival Facebook page for more updates.