The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Timor-Leste, together Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Arts, will hold the “2016 Korea & Timor-Leste Friendship Week” event in Timor-Leste capital of Dili from May 9 through 14. The two sides first held this event in 2015.
The event will consist of a Korean Film Festival at universities and the Dili Convention Center (DCC) from May 10 through 12; and a Korea & Timor-Leste Friendship Concert at the DCC on May 14.
The Friendship Week event, which will take place around Timor-Leste’s independence day, the most celebrated day in the country, is expected to serve as an opportunity to elevate the festive mood and to spread Hallyu (Korean Wave) in the country. Going forward, the governments of the two countries will hold the Friendship Week event on a regular basis in active efforts to promote their friendship.