Korean Embassy organizes ‘Korean Night’ at PC Hotel

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City Reporter

The Embassy of Korea in Pakistan organized the Korean Night at the Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore on the 26th of November, 2021.

This event was held to celebrate Korean culture, art and its music under the theme of the Squid Game.

The event was attended by around 120 high-level dignitaries including Consulate Generals, Honorary Consuls, Pakistani officials, artists and businessmen.

Korean students from high-schools in Lahore volunteered at the event as the Monitors, while embassy staff dressed in the 456 Protagonist uniforms projected the Squid game themed event.

The event is a testament to the growing interest in Korean arts and culture among Pakistanis and the world.

The Ambassador commented that events like this reaffirm the cultural exchanges are the most effective ways to make different people friendly.

The Ambassador wished that this event could be a building block towards more solid cultural ties between Korea and Pakistan.

TheKorean Night opened with the Squid Games seriesopening video which is Netflix’s most-watched series as of November 2021.

The participants both young and old participated in the traditional Korean games including Dalgona, Ddakji and Jegichagi. The Korean Embassy Chef Lee demonstrated the Dalgona Candy making process on stage and then the guests volunteered to play the second Dalgona challenge in pursuit of prizes.

Ddakji/Ttakji was the second challenge where contestants competed with the card-board tiles and flipped the opponent tile to win the game. Lastly guests played Jegichagi; the players kicked a jegi up in the air and kept on kicking to prevent from falling to the ground. The players with the most consecutive kicks won the prizes.

There was a K-Pop dance performance by the K-Pop Event 2021 Winners Dynamite Crew and the program ended with the musical duo ‘Jinspark’ performing with their traditional Gayageum and modern Handspan serenading the audience.

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