he beauty of the Republic of Korea culinary was the highlight of a forum featuring RoK Halyu held in Hanoi on October 26.
The forums which was jointly organised by the the RoK Cultural Centre in Hanoi, the RoK Fund for Industry and Culture Exchange, heard the speech by head of the RoK Traditional Food Institute, Professor Yoon Sook Ja who has been to many countries worldwide to popularise Korean culinary culture.
Around 200 culinary experts and students from universities in Hanoi joined the event and had a chance to learn more about Korean food and also make fried kimchi cake under the instruction by Professor Yoon Sook Ja.
Addressing the forum, RoK Ambassador to Vietnam Jeon Dae Joo said “Vietnam has a great potential in economic, social and cultural aspects: “Many young Vietnamese people are interested in the RoK culture so I hope that the practical cultural exchange between the two countries will be based on the interest of Vietnamese people to Korean food and also Korean people to Vietnamese food.”
Professor Yoon Sook Ja said “Vietnam and Korean food both are useful for health and are not only seen as food in meals but also the aspect of culture which should be promoted.
Park Nark Jong, director of RoK Culture Centre said that the forum aimed to introduce Korean food, a new content of the RoK Halyu to the Vietnamese people, while strengthening cultural exchange between the two countries.
Nhan Dan Online