Art performance at the event (Photo VNA)

Quang Nam (VNA)
– The Korean Day programme kicked off the in central coastal province of Quang Nam on December 15.

The event was jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Vietnam in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-RoK diplomatic ties.

Local artists joined those from the RoK’s Gwangyang city to perform traditional music of the two countries. Kpop singers from Dongdeok University also cheered up audiences.

Other sidelines activities include the Korean Movie Days, a photo exhibition on the land, culture and people of the RoK and Quang Nam, a workshop sharing experience in building new areas in Quang Nam and new village movement in the RoK, and an exchange meeting among students.

Vice Chairman of the Quang Nam’s People’s Committee Le Tri Thanh said the RoK is one of the biggest investors in Quang Nam province. About 31 Korean firms are operating in the locality with a total capital of nearly 250 million USD, generating jobs for nearly 10,000 workers.

Non-governmental orgnaisations from the RoK provides humanitarian and community development aid packages worth hundreds of millions of US dollars for Quang Nam annually, he noted.

In recent year, the RoK has been among countries having the biggest number of tourists to Vietnam’s central coastal province.

Quang Nam has signed friendly cooperative relations with three Korean localities - Osan, Yongin and Gwangyang, he said.-VNA