Festival Korea has introduced Brunei people with attractions of Korea since the past 5 years and opened opportunity to experience the Korean traditional cultures including the latest trends. The festival also contributes towards enhancing the mutual understanding and strengthening friendship between the Republic of Korea and Brunei Darussalam. Her Excellency Yoon Hyun-bong, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Brunei Darussalam stated that during the Opening Ceremony for the Korean Festival 2019 at the Times Square in Berakas, 13th September night.
Her Excellency added this year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Korea and ASEAN dialogue relations. In order to celebrate that, ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit will be held this November in Busan Korea, where the heads of state and government form the TEN ASEAN member states will attend. The 3-day Festival is organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea with the cooperation of the Times Square Shopping Centre and Korean Tourism Organisation. The festival aims to show various Korean cultural aspects and to make the public participate in some of the programmes that are offered during the festival. In attendance was Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports.
Source: Radio Television Brunei