With the increasing popularity of K-Culture in the Philippines, the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) in collaboration with the Korea Tourism Organization Manila Office (KTO) presents a captivating visual journey: “Mga Kuha sa Korea,” a month-long travel photo exhibit that will 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 proclaimed by the Korean government, the KCC uses a series of events to promote tourism in Korea during August and September. Beginning with the “Mga Kuha sa Korea” photo exhibit, is a compelling invitation for Filipinos to explore the enchanting landscapes, vibrant cities, and distinct cultural offerings of South Korea, which make it a must-visit destination.
The exhibit will feature a variety of photography sections, each designed to appeal to a distinct set of interests and preferences. There are sections devoted to the four seasons for nature lovers, showcasing the breathtaking majesty of Korea’s landscapes as they change throughout the year.
No excursion of Korea is complete without sampling its delicious cuisine. A section devoted to Korean cuisine featuring distinct regional specialties is a visual and gustatory delight. In addition, the 2030 Busan World Expo section emphasizes the Korean government’s efforts to bid by highlighting Busan, an industrial and cultural powerhouse in Korea. This section provides a glimpse of the innovative and vibrant spirit of the Expo, piqueing the interest of Filipino visitors.
The incorporation of a “travel”-themed section at the Korean Film Festival in 2023 will delight film enthusiasts. The KCC seeks to transport viewers to various cities and provinces in Korea, allowing them to experience the country’s essence through the hypnotic medium of film. Soon, additional information regarding the 2023 Korean Film Festival will be released.
The exhibit contains the finalists’ entries from the “I Was Here: Mga Kuha sa Korea” contest, in which contestants shared one of their most cherished Korea-related memories. The contest victor will also be honored at the exhibit’s grand opening on August 17, enhancing the occasion’s significance.
Director of the KCC Kim Myeongjin stated, “Through this exhibit, we hope to be able to bring Korea closer to you,” encapsulating the exhibit’s purpose.
Take a brief journey with us and be inspired to visit Korea through the exhibit’s various sections.
The Korean Embassy is also launching the Korea Visa Application Center (KVAC) on August 14 to make travel to Korea more accessible to a greater number of people. KVAC will be located at the Brittany Hotel in Taguig City’s Bonifacio Global Center.
In addition to “Mga Kuha sa Korea,” the KCC has planned various thrilling events for August and September as part of the “Visit Korea 2023-2024” campaign.
Visit the official website of the (KCC) Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines and follow them on social media for updates about the exhibit and other events.