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ASEAN WEEK 2019 showcases culture and fashion from 10 ASEAN countries

 
The ASEAN cultural festival opened on Friday in celebration of 30 years of dialogue relationships between member countries and South Korea.
 
Ten member countries will showcase aspects from their culture during the three-day event, including food, tourism, and fashion.
 
Lee Min-sun was at the festival on the opening day Seoul Plaza, in the heart of the city, is filled with exotic music and dance performances.
 
ASEAN Week 2019 kicked off on Friday afternoon with a music festival in celebration of the 30 year anniversary of building ties between ASEAN countries and South Korea.
 
The event is organized by the ASEAN-Korea Center, an intergovernmental body that has been running in Korea for a decade, to present the diverse cultures of the 10 South East Asian member countries.
 
ASEAN Week aims to strengthen people-to-people connections between Korea and ASEAN members through cultural festivals that feature music, fashion, food and tourism.
 
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"By introducing various facets of ASEAN, I hope the Korean public can better understand and like their cultures."
Cultural performances, design exhibitions and tourism booths are presented during the event.
 
A fashion festival on the second day will feature traditional ASEAN fashion combined with a contemporary touch. Honorary ambassadors and families of ambassadors to Korea will walk the runway showing off outfits.
 
The organizers hope to garner public attention ahead of the ASEAN-South Korea Commemorative Summit scheduled for this November.
 
"Anyone with an interest in the ASEAN culture is invited to participate in the event that runs till Sunday and experience food, fashion and tourism of South East Asian countries.

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