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Commemorating India-Korea 50 years of diplomatic ties with a Desi touch in Korea
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Commemorating India-Korea 50 years of diplomatic ties with a Desi touch in Korea
  • Swarnim Singh
  • 승인 2023.09.04 13:05
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In a grand celebration marking the remarkable 50-year journey of diplomatic relations between India and Korea, the “Seoul Events” Platform took the initiative to host an unforgettable Desi Cultural Festival on the 2nd of September, 2023. This momentous occasion was a vibrant tapestry of cultures, uniting people from India, Korea, and around the world in a colorful celebration of diversity. 

Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival

The highlight of the event was an exquisite Desi Fashion Show, which transcended borders and featured participants not only from India but also from Korea, as well as from distant lands like Kyrgyzstan and Georgia. As the models gracefully walked the runway adorned in their traditional attire, the audience was treated to a visual feast of colors and styles.

Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival

Adding a layer of joy and camaraderie to the festivity, Desi games like Antakshari were played with enthusiasm, involving the audience in an interactive and spirited manner. There were also special song and dance performances. Laughter and cheer filled the air as participants engaged in friendly competition, bridging gaps and fostering cultural exchanges.

Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival

The event's international appeal was evident in the diverse crowd it attracted, drawing attendees from various corners of the globe, including India, Korea, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Australia, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia,Philippines, and more.

The Desi Cultural Festival was graced by the presence of esteemed special guests, Dr. Lakhvinder Singh and Ms. Meenakshi Power. Dr. Lakhvinder Singh, fondly recognized as the father of strategic relationship between Korea and India, has dedicated 25 years of unwavering commitment to strengthening these ties. His presence was a testament to the enduring friendship between the two nations.

Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival

Ms. Swarnim, organizer of the Desi Cultural Fest, eloquently emphasized that the connection between India and Korea extends far beyond mere trade and economic cooperation. She affirmed that it is the enduring fabric of people-to-people ties and the vibrant exchange of cultures that truly unite these two nations. She highlighted the profound significance of cultural exchanges in strengthening the bond between India and Korea, underscoring the enduring power of shared experiences and understanding.

Desi Cultural Festival
Desi Cultural Festival

The culinary journey at the festival was equally impressive, with delectable snack boxes provided by the renowned Chennai Manna restaurant, offering a tantalizing taste of Indian flavors. The event's success was made possible, in part, by the generous support of the GME organization, which contributed to its realization. Seoul Events Platform extends its heartfelt gratitude to all those who made this celebration possible.

Capturing every cherished moment in vivid detail were the talented professional photographers Anshuman and Mostafa, ensuring that the memories of this historic event would be preserved for generations to come.

The event was concluded with a captivating Desi DJ performance. The turntables were skillfully manned by Sanish and Pradyumna, who, with their mastery, filled the air with pulsating rhythms and enchanting melodies.

In commemorating five decades of diplomatic ties between India and Korea, the Desi Cultural Festival in Seoul transcended boundaries, bringing cultures together and reaffirming the enduring bond between these two nations. It was a day filled with fashion, music, fun, and friendship, truly exemplifying the spirit of friendship between the two nations.

 


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