Korea Day in York, England

LONDON / SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) – The Korean Cultural Center in the UK celebrated Korea Day in York on July 17 (local time) to promote Korean traditional clothing, Honbok, K-pop and Korean food, Hansik.

The event was organized last Saturday morning in conjunction with St. John’s University in York with booths to experience Korean food art, handwriting and traditional crafts, a k-pop competition and a concert of traditional Korean music cook. At the York Theater Royal in the evening.

At the concert, the Shilla ensemble performed traditional Korean music, including Arirang and Sancho (instrumental solo) in harmony with Korean dances and cello music. According to the Korean Cultural Center, bookings for the concert were closed in two days.

In the K-Pop songwriting competition, a student from the Korean language department of St. John’s University won out of 100 applicants. The Korean Cultural Center in the UK organizes Korea Day in collaboration with universities in the Korean language department.

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