SEOUL, 21 November 2014 The ASEAN-Korea Centre will host a special programme entitled “Best of ASEAN” on 27 November to 14 December in Seoul to celebrate the upcoming ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit 2014 which will be held in Busan on 11-12 December. “Best of ASEAN” comprises of ASEAN Film Festival, Jewels of ASEAN, ASEAN on Wheels and ASEAN-Korea Youth Forum, which aim to bring ASEAN a step closer to the hearts of the Korean public.    

Recognising the timely opportunity to boost interest on ASEAN among the Korean public as the ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit and the launch of the ASEAN Community in 2015 are near, the ASEAN-Korea Centre carefully selected cultural contents to be showcased on “Best of ASEAN” through consultation with the ASEAN Embassies in Korea and experts in related fields to unveil the diverse facets of the rich cultures of ASEAN.

H.E. Chung Hae-moon, Secretary General of the ASEAN-Korea Centre, emphasised that “for the successful convening of the ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit, the interest and support of the Korean public is a must” and added “I hope ‘Best of ASEAN’ would become a valuable occasion whereby the Korean public can rediscover the charm and splendor of ASEAN, Korea’s close neighbour, through being able to understand more profoundly, the multifarious cultures of ASEAN.”

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