“Threads of Tradition: A Celebration of Korean and Philippine Traditional Attires” to be held this November

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This November 8, an event celebrating cultural diversity and heritage preservation will be held. The event, “Threads of Tradition: A Celebration of Korean and Philippine Traditional Attires”, will be at Leandro Locsin Auditorium, Intramuros. It is presented by the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

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What is the event about?

“Threads of Tradition” aims to illuminate the beauty and historical significance of traditional clothing from both nations. It seeks to educate and raise awareness about the importance of preserving and appreciating traditional attire, serving as a vital link to our cultural heritage.

Invited speakers will discuss the history and significance of Hanbok and Filipiniana, along with how it shapes a nation’s culture.

Following this, there will be an interactive session that will allow participants to experience wearing traditional clothing from either country!

When and where will the event take place?

The event will be on November 8, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. It will take place at the Leandro Locsin Auditorium (Ground Floor, NCCA Building, 633 Gen. Luna St, Intramuros, Manila). Join us as we embark on a journey through the history, beauty, and significance of Hanbok and Filipiniana!

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How do I sign up?

Registration for the “Threads of Tradition” event is free and open to everyone interested. To secure a slot for this event, you may visit this form for more details.

Please be reminded: only registered participants can try the traditional clothes available.

This event serves to remind the importance of preserving our cultural heritage through traditional clothing. These garments are more than just fabrics. In addition, they are also living proof of the stories, traditions, and values that have shaped our societies over centuries. By embracing this, we connect with our ancestors, respect our heritage, and celebrate the enduring spirit of our culture.

Together, let us weave “Threads of Tradition”; into the vibrant tapestry of our cultural heritage.

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