(Taguig City, Philippines) — With the ever-growing popularity of K-Culture in the Philippines, the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) in partnership with the Korea Tourism Organization Manila Office (KTO) presents a captivating visual journey: "Mga Kuha sa Korea," a month-long travel photo exhibit set to run from August 17 to September 23 at the KCC Building in Taguig City.
Embracing the spirit of 'Visit Korea 2023-2024,' a tourism initiative declared by the Korean government, the KCC dedicates the months of August and September to promoting tourism in Korea through a series of events. Starting with the “Mga Kuha sa Korea” photo exhibit which serves as a compelling invitation for Filipinos to explore the enchanting landscapes, vibrant cities, and unique cultural offerings of South Korea, all of which make it a must-visit destination.
Visitors to the exhibit will be treated to a diverse array of photography sections, each designed to cater to different interests and preferences. For nature enthusiasts, there are sections dedicated to the four seasons, showcasing the breathtaking beauty of Korea's landscapes as they transform throughout the year.
Of course, no exploration of Korea would be complete without savoring its delectable cuisine. A dedicated section celebrates Korean food, including distinct specialties from various regions, offering a feast for the eyes and a treat for the palate. Additionally, the 2030 Busan World Expo section highlights the Korean government’s effort to bid as it showcases Busan, an industrial and cultural powerhouse of Korea. This section provides a sneak peek into the innovative and vibrant spirit of the Expo, piquing the curiosity of visitors from the Philippines.
Film enthusiasts will find themselves delighted with the inclusion of the 2023 Korean Film Festival section, themed "travel." Through carefully curated films, the KCC aims to transport viewers to different cities and provinces of Korea, allowing them to experience the country's essence through the mesmerizing world of cinema. More details about the 2023 Korean Film Festival will be announced soon.
Adding a personal touch, the exhibit features the finalists' entries from the "I Was Here: Mga Kuha sa Korea" contest, where participants shared one of the fondest memories from their Korea trip. The contest winner will also be awarded during the exhibit's grand opening on August 17, making the event even more special and meaningful.
KCC Director Kim Myeongjin expressed, "Through this exhibit, we hope to be able to bring Korea a bit closer to you," encapsulating the essence of the exhibit's mission.
Go on a short trip with us and be inspired to visit Korea through the different sections the exhibit has to offer.
With the hopes of traveling
to Korea being more accessible to many, the Korean Embassy is also launching Korea Visa Application Center (KVAC) which will start operations on August 14. KVAC will be located at the Brittany Hotel in Bonifacio Global Center, Taguig City.
Alongside "Mga Kuha sa Korea," the KCC has lined up an exciting array of events for August and September under the 'Visit Korea 2023-2024' campaign.
For more information about the exhibit and other events, visit the official website of the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines and follow them on social media for updates.