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Korea in Nepal: K-Culture Event to mark 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between RoK and Nepal

Kathmandu: Recently, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea organized a cultural event to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Nepal.

In a press release, the RoK Embassy in Kathmandu said this event was a vibrant showcase of the rich cultural heritage and artistic talent of Korea, offering a unique opportunity for K-culture appreciation.

According to the Embassy of RoK in Kathmandu, the Event highlights included traditional but fresh and new martial art demonstration, the ‘K-Tigers’, the K-Dance Showcase and the Celebrating Friendship.

K-Tigers performed Korea’s traditional martial art, Taekwondo as skilled practitioners demonstrate ancient techniques and rituals passed down through generations with modern touch.

K-Tigers, which developed K-pop into a cultural and artistic performance by combining it with Taekwondo, is a world-renowned Taekwondo performance team for 33 years, it is stated.

The team recently participated in the famous K-pop show in Korea, held in Paris, France. There, K-Tigers attracted audiences with differentiated and colorful stages that combine K-culture Taekwondo and K-pop. They show Taekwondo’s various aspects of showing collaborations with songs, performances, dances, and acting. K-Tigers are a mixture of tradition, art, and culture of Korea, the RoK Embassy added.

Similarly, the K-Dance Showcase featured the electrifying energy and creativity of Korea’s renowned B-boy dance teams as they showcase their talent and innovation on the dance floor.

People on stage including Gambler Crew, Animation Crew, Rolling Hands have attended many Dance Competition TV programs like M-NET Hit the Stage, JTBC Showdown, America’s Got Talent etc. They are the top-notched performers showing K-Dance adding Korean cultural dynamism and modernity. In this event, they will show the performance of “Street on the Top” by Korea’s top dancers who want to communicate the cultural characteristics of Korea to the world.

The Embassy further said Celebrating Friendship was another program as part of the event commemorating 50 years of friendship and cooperation between our two nations, as we look ahead to a future filled with mutual respect, understanding, and goodwill in the powerful cultural experiences.

Photo: Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Nepal.