Day of Korean Language and Culture celebrated at ULIM

In the context of Students Self-Governance at the Faculty of Letters, the students and the professors of the faculty in collaboration with “Se Jong” Korean Language and Culture Center of ULIM and the Embassy of the Korean Republic in the Republic of Moldova with the residence at Kiev have organized activities dedicated to the Day of Korean Language and Culture.

On this occasion, the manifestation was honored by the visit of the delegation constituted of representatives of the Korean Republic: Kwang-Dong Kim, president and executive director of ONG-UNO-Better World (ex-ambassador in Brazil and Hong-Kong); Hee Joon Kim, president and executive director to Meridien DNI; Kwang Hyeon Seo – honorary consul of the Republic of South Korea in the Republic of Moldova and Soon-Tae Kim, director of ONG Better World.

The members of the delegation met the representatives of ULIM administration and the director of “Se Jong” Korean Language and Culture, Mr. Han Ho Jin, being discussed aspects related to the collaboration relations between ULIM and institutions partners of Korea. On the occasion of Korean delegation visit, Mrs. Valentina Ciumacenco, vice-rector for International Relations, has highlighted the prodigious activity developed by “Se Jong” Center by the organization of the scientific and cultural events, mobility exchanges of students and professors with prestigious universities of South Korea and complex institutional cooperation as providing support for Information Technologies Department from the Republic of Moldova, the invitation of known Korean experts in the IT field and many others.

Subsequently, the guests have assisted at a lesson of Korean language taught by the 2nd year student Xenia Nani, being a unique occasion for young students to interact with the members of the delegation, showing linguistic skills acquired during Korean language course. During the day, the students were trained in organizing the cultural program and took part in preparing traditional Korean meals.

The organization of these events allow to the students to discover new cultures and traditions, to get acquainted with aspects of daily life of other nations, to strengthen the skills of communication and to integrate easier un a multicultural environment.

Press Service, ULIM