Centre Activities

ASEAN Week 2019

The ASEAN-Korea Centre has organized the ‘ASEAN Week 2019’ for three days from June 14 to 16 at Seoul Plaza to showcase diverse cultures of ten ASEAN member states.

In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the ASEAN-ROK Dialogue Relations as well as the 10th Anniversary of the ASEAN-Korea Centre, the ‘ASEAN Week 2019’ aimed to raise public awareness on ASEAN culture and tourism and create festivity prior to the ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit scheduled for November this year. The Week has strengthened people-to-people connectivity between ASEAN and Korea by showcasing special events such as ASEAN-Korea Music Festival, ASEAN Fashion Festival, and ASEAN Travel Talk. ASEAN Cultural Performances, ASEAN Lifestyle & Design Exhibition, ASEAN Tourism Promotion Booth, and ASEAN Café also was presented throughout the Week to further promote ASEAN cultures to the Korean public. ASEAN Week 2019 provided a venue for cultural experiences that encompass tradition and modernity of ASEAN for a total of 17,000 visitors for three days.

▲ H.E. Lee Hyuk, Secretary General of ASEAN-Korea Centre, Hon. Park Won Soon, the mayor of Seoul, and H.E. Singtong Lapisa Tepun, Ambassador of Thailand to the Republic of Korea

▲ ASEAN Performance Team and diplomatic missions

▲ Congratulatory Stage by a K-pop singer, The One, and ASEAN Fashion Models

▲ Congratulatory Stage by a K-pop singer, Kim Jun-su

▲ Congratulatory Stage, Soyou

▲ ASEAN Cultural Performances, Cambodian Art Troupe

▲ ASEAN Cultural Performances, Kalumon Performing Ensemble (Philippines)

▲ Audiences for the ASEAN Week 2019

▲ Welcome Reception at Lifestyle & Design Pavilion

▲ ASEAN Fashion Festival Finale

▲ Models from 10 ASEAN Member States and Korea

▲ The Madam Spouse of Malaysian Embassy to ROK at 2019 ASEAN Fashion Festival

▲ 10 ASEAN Tourism Promotional Booth

▲ Event Zone, ASEAN Umbrella Decoration Event

▲ ASEAN Travel Talk with Naver Tour+

▲ ASEAN Food Box

The 21st ASEAN Lecture Series: Last Session Secretary General Lee Hyuk attends an opening ceremony of Representative Office for Viet Nam Tourism Promotion in Korea