Nov.14.2022, Shanghai ------ The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister Park Bo Gyoon, hereafter referred to as the MCST) and the Korea Foundation for International Cultural Exchange (President Jung Kilhwa, hereafter referred to as the KOFICE) held the '2022 Culture Bridge Festa', a world cultural experience festival, with the theme of Vietnam and Kazakhstan, at the Yeouido Hangang Park Event Plaza from October 14 (Fri) to 16 (Sun) in 2022. Over the three days of the event, more than 10,000 visitors participated in the festival.
Visitors wore the colorful traditional Vietnamese costume 'Ao Dai' and took a photo at the photo zone, and the experience of decorating 'Non La', a traditional Vietnamese hat, was also popular. They could enjoy making yurt models by entering a yurt, a traditional house in Kazakhstan, and there was also a movie theater where visitors can enjoy the vast natural landscape of Kazakhstan.
KOFICE is the institution in charge of international cultural exchange designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In order to invigorate cultural exchange transcending national boundaries, KOFICE works towards the following activities: bilateral cultural exchange events, global networking, research and studies, and professional training programs for experts in related fields. With the vision of “A network hub connecting Korea and the World through culture,” KOFICE aims to serve as a foundation for “win-win cultural development” by connecting people and exchanging cultures around the world.