Korean-Philippine culture at 2nd Korean expo

There’s no denying the way Koreans have dominated Filipino culture in recent years, hence, Cebu Technological University (CTU) and Korea-Philippines Cultural and Educational Exchange Center (KOPEC) materialize cultural exchanges through the 2nd Korean Expo on the latter’s 17th Anniversary on June 10th to 11th.


Internationalization and ASEAN Integration (IAI) Director Rhodora Magan and KOPEC President Hoon Young Choi made certain that the two cultures are deepening mutual understanding and friendship through close exchanges and exposure to best practices in the academe.

Kim Aekyung Dance Company performs South Korea’s traditional dance

Showing his support for CTU’s internationalization engagements, Consul General Song Sewon did not miss to express his high hopes to continue sharing Korea’s language, culture, and tradition with the country.

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

Kimchi demonstration with the Koreans

Participants in each campus competed at the speechfest competition, K-pop singing, Kimchi making, and fashion forward.

UV Gullas College of Medicine at 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) donated 40,000 worth of medicines for the medical mission, and Dunkin Donut brought 200 pieces of doughnuts for the participants. IAI