The United Korean Community Association, together with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines, the Korean Cultural Center (KCC), and the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA), is hosting the digital celebration of the 30th Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival on September 25, 2021 (Sat) at 3 PM via KCC Philippines’ Youtube and Facebook Live.
Last 2020, the whole world faced an unfortunate situation with the COVID-19 crisis. Despite this, the annual celebration of the friendship between the Philippines and Korea still flourished, promoting the theme of “We Rise Together”. This 2021, the festival will once again serve as an instrument of inspiration to persevere amidst the challenges and uncertainties while continuing to promote the diplomatic relations between the two countries, through fostering the theme of “We Stand Together”.
This year’s festival will feature cultural and artistic presentations from both the Philippines and Korea. Viewers will get to witness not only traditional culture but also pop performances from Jin Ho Bae, Mona, Dasuri Choi and P-pop groups: 4th Impact, Alamat, and the globally-recognized – SB19. Ms. Universe 2018, Catriona Gray along with esteemed Korean host Sam Oh and SB19’s Justin will host this special event. The program will likewise include awarding of the winners of the online competition and commemorative speeches by officials from UKCA, Korean Embassy, and NCCA.