2022 RoK Culture and Tourism Days kicks off in Hanoi

The 2022 Republic of Korea (RoK) Culture and Tourism Days kicked off at the Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square in Hanoi on December 17 to mark the 30th anniversary of RoK-Vietnam diplomatic ties.
A performance at the opening ceremony (Photo: icd.gov.vn)
A performance at the opening ceremony (Photo: icd.gov.vn)

Hosted by the RoK Tourism Organisation, the two-day festival features 24 booths arranged into various topics.

Accordingly, the K-info booths provide general information about Korean culture, tourism and people, while the K-Culture booths offer visitors a range of experiences related to K-pop music and drama movies as well as Korean food, crafts and traditional games.

In addition, the K-Brand booths are displaying products from major RoK brands such as Lotte, CGV, Woori Bank and Visang.

The K-Tour (K-Tour) booth is a place for leading travel companies in Vietnam such as Vietravel, Hanoitourist, Flamingo Redtours, and Saigontourist to advertise assorted tours to the RoK to visitors.

The K-Local booths allow visitors to take photographs in spaces that simulate prominent tourist landmarks in the RoK such as the Busan Sky Capsule, Manhyujeong Pavilion, the romantic harbour city of Mokpo, and the hundred-year-old Hanok Village.

There are also performances by K-pop groups Momoland, BLANK2Y and Lapillus as well as a star cast of dance crews and local artists, including singer Noo Phuoc Thinh and rapper Phao.