Korean-Philippine culture at 2nd Korean expo

There’s no denying the longstanding friendship between Koreans and Filipinos manifested in various occasions similar to the recently concluded 2nd Korean Expo hosted by the Korea-Philippines Cultural and Educational Exchange Center (KOPEC) and Cebu Technological University in June.

CTU Internationalization and ASEAN Integration (IAI) Director Rhodora Magan and KOPEC President Hoon Young Choi agreed on conducting the intercultural paradigm that drew support from Koreans, CTU students and staff , local government units and private companies.

Kim Aekyung Dance Company performs South Korea’s traditional dance.

Showing his support, Consul General Song Sewon did not miss to express his high hopes to continue advocating for Korea’s language, cultures, and traditions.

“With this human exchange and deepening of mutual understanding of people and culture, I think the relationship between Korea and Philippines will continue to develop in the future,” Song said during the opening program on June 10th.

Kimchi demonstration with the Koreans

Across CTU campuses, participants in various competitions as Speechfest, K-pop singing, Kimchi making, and Fashion Forward contributed to the dynamism of the event.

UV Gullas College of Medicine on Day 2 of 2nd Korean Expo

While technologists enjoyed some aspects of Korean culture on day one, medical volunteers from UV College of Medicine spent day two extending medical assistance to the community.

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and Dunkin’ Donuts were some of the event’s major sponsors. IAI