06 Nov 2019-07 Nov 2019|Gurgaon (Manesar)

Korean Culture Day celebrated at Amity University Gurugram

Dr Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram felicitating Distinguished Guest of Honor, Ambassador of Republic of Korea, His Excellency Mr. Shin Bongkil

Amity University Gurugram organized Korean Culture Day in collaboration with Korean Cultural Center. The event witnessed participation from various universities in and around Delhi-NCR as well as Korean community and leading Korean companies like KTC etc operating in NCR.

The two day event witnessed glimpses of Korean Culture which includes K-Pop Solo Singing-Inter University Competition, K-Pop Group Dance-Inter University Competition, Decision making & Prize distribution ceremony, Taekwondo Demonstration, Taekwondo Workshop, Samulnori performance by Samulnori team from KCCI and Korean Movie. The event highlights where the students play ‘The Voyage of Love : Legend of Suri Ratna and Kim Suro’, Fan Dance; K Pop singing that enthralled the audience.

Distinguished Guest of Honor, Ambassador of Republic of Korea, His Excellency Mr. Shin Bongkil in his inaugural address emphasized on the rapid growth in the bilateral relations including economic opportunities and cultural exchanges. He applauded Amity School of Languages for its academic endeavors in promoting Korean language by including it in its syllabus being offered to Indian students.

Professor Vyjayanti Raghavan, CKS, while addressing the audience emphasized on the role Korea plays in the South East Asia political and cultural dynamics.

Dr Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram emphasized on the role a foreign language in collaborations and interactions between countries and cultures.

Till now, Korean language is only offered in AUG but observing the growing popularity and demand in the corporate field of Korean speaking language professionals, Korean language as a subject will also be included in the other branches of Amity University, Dr Chauhan added.

Prof P B Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram in his speech ‘India’s Cultural Heritage for Global Peace and Harmony’ explained about the importance of foreign culture said, “It has gradually become very important to have interaction at a cultural level.

Prof. Padmakali Banerjee, Pro Vice Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram stated that the Korean products like LG, Samsung, Kia have become an integral part of our lives and there are progressive economic ties between these two countries.

Prof A K Tiku, Head of Department, Amity School of Languages in his welcome address said, “The aim of this program is to promote Korean Culture and Language among the youth of India. These events and many more such planned activities will not just ensure an overall academic development of student but also enrich and sharpen their social acumen to mould them into a better version of themselves. Promoting bilateral ties is also in line with the Govt. policy of developing strategic relations with Korea.

Distinguished Guest of Honor, Ambassador of Republic of Korea, His Excellency Mr. Shin Bongkil addressing the audience on Korean Culture Day

Mr. Kim Kum Pyoung,Honorable Director, KCCI addressing the audience on Korean Culture Day

Samulnori(traditional Korean percussion instruments) performance by Samulnori team from KCCI

Glimpse of Fan dance by Korean Language students of Amity University Gurugram

His Excellency,Mr Shin Bongkil, Ambassador of Republic Korea with Dr Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram visiting Korean Cultural Gully

His Excellency,Mr Shin Bongkil, Ambassador of Republic Korea with Dr Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram playing Korean Games at Korean Cultural Gully

Glimpse of Korean Play "The Voyage of Love" performed by the students of Amity University Gurugram

Dr Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram with eminent dignitaries, faculty & students

K-Pop performance by the AmiKo group of Amity University Gurugram