Subic Freeport hosts Philippine – Korean Cultural Festival

Published November 14, 2018, 2:55 PM

by Francine Ciasico

By Jonas Reyes

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – This premier Freeport recently hosted the Philippine-Korean Cultural Festival 2018 at the Harbor Point Ayala Mall.

(photo courtesy of Philippine-Korean Cultural Festival facebook/ MANILA BULLETIN)
(photo courtesy of Philippine-Korean Cultural Festival facebook/ MANILA BULLETIN)

The two-day cultural event was held on November 9 and 10 and showcased a bazaar, live performances, fashion show, cultural dance numbers, dancing and singing contests.

The event also showcased famed Korean artist Jinho Bae, who sang a few songs to the delight of the crowd on the first night.

The Methodphilharmonic Orchestra led by Youngchae Son, Concert Master Moon Sookyung, renowned singers Kim Eu Gene, Jung Jiyoung, Kim Sooah, Je Yeokyeong, and musical director Chun Gyoungho likewise performed during the event.
The Busan orchestra also played alongside students from Gordon Heights High School who rendered native Filipino songs.
Meanwhile, the fashion show was highlighted by beautiful and colorful attires or Hanbok from South Korea by Korean fashion designer Yong Ae Kim.
Korean models wowed the crowd with elaborate dresses from kids to adults, accessorized with colorful parasols.