The opening ceremony was attended by Secretary General of the ASEAN-Korea Centre Lee Hyuk, Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, and ambassadors of ASEAN member nations and diplomats from other countries working in the RoK.

In her message sent to the event, Kim Chung-sook, First Lady of RoK President Moon Jae-in, highlighted the solidarity between people of the RoK and ASEAN nations through increasing cooperation and exchange activities.

At the opening ceremony

In his opening speech, Secretary General of the ASEAN-Korea Centre Lee Hyuk expressed his hope that the event will be a “tour of ASEAN” to help RoK people understand more about food, fashion and culture of ASEAN countries.

The Thai Ambassador to the RoK said the week offers a chance to promote ASEAN’s values, contributing to strengthening the ASEAN - RoK partnership.

The three-day event includes art performance programmes, fashion shows, a talk show on tourism in Southeast Asia, and an exhibition featuring design products and ASEAN life style.

Source: VNA