Korea Festival 2016 to be Held This Week

Sri Yanti Nainggolan    •    06 April 2016 15:14 WIB
culture and art
Korea Festival 2016 to be Held This Week
Illustration (Photo: Antara Foto/Regina Safri)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Korean culture has always gained positive response from Indonesians. It prompted the Korean culture festival to be held twice in a year.
This year, Korea Festival is to be held on April 8-10, 2016, at the Lotte Shopping Evenue, Jakarta.
"We are very pleased with the response of Indonesian people to the Korean culture. This festival is an effort to tighten the Korean culture with Indonesian communities," said Oh Hyonjae, Director of KTO Jakarta in a press conference, Monday (4/4/2016).
The event, to be held by the Korea Tourism Organisation Jakarta (KTO Jakarta) is supported by the Korean Embassy in Indonesia. Korea Festival this year brought the theme of Korea Spring & Summer Festival, with two large categories: Enjoy Korea and Experience Korea.
Enjoy Korea shows various performances from Korean artist to be enjoyed for free by the audience. Meanwhile, Experience Korea is a travel fair involving eight local travel agencies serving the flights to Korea in spring and summer.
The Sachoom and The Painters: Hero will again be performed this year.
Sachoom is a mixed dance with various types of music, such as breakdance accompanied by modern music or jazz.
Meanwhile, The Painters: Hero is presenting the drawing show concept (direct drawing in front of the audience), using miming comedy and funny dances throughout the process.
There are other great events such as the ice carving competition initially presented in the Korea Festival, K-Pop Cover Dance, K-Pop Dance Class and Taekwondo Performance.