6 exciting things to do at K’onek: Korea-Iloilo Festival 2019

Konek Korea Iloilo Festival 2019

Celebrate friendship and immersion of cultures at K’onek: Korea-Iloilo Festival at Festive Walk Mall from August 16 to 25, 2019.

K’oneK: Korea-Iloilo Festival is a part of 8th Korean-Ilonggo Friendship Festival, which seeks to strengthen the bond between Ilonggos and Koreans. It is an initiative of the Iloilo Korean United Community Association in partnership with the Iloilo City government, Festive Walk Mall Iloilo and Iloilo Kpop Organization.

The fun-filled event at the most beautiful mall will include a showcase of food, culture, performances and other Korean surprises! Here are the 6 exciting things to do in the festival:

1. Take snapshot souvenirs at the Gyeongbokgung Palace and Nami Island Photo Booth in the Say Annyeong! Photo Booth. August 16-25 | Indoor Atrium & 2F Hallway

Gyeongbokgung Palace and Nami Island Photo Booth.

2. Wonder and learn about the inspiring culture and tradition of Korea at K*town: Cultural Exhibit. August 16-25 | 2F Hallway

K* Town Cultural Exhibit

3. Chow on the most delectable Seoul food and K-treats at K*Streats Fair. August 16-18 & 23-25 | Indoor Atrium | Mall Hours

Seoul food and K-treats

4. Get your K-glam on with the glowing beauty hacks at K*Beauty & Style Alley. August 17 | Indoor Atrium | 4pm-6pm

K*Beauty & Style Alley

5. Witness a colorful display of the Korean & Ilonggo cultural bond with live performances by Jinho Bae and Kang Min at K*Day: Korean-Ilonggo Friendship Celebration. August 17 | Garden Atrium | 10am-8pm

live performances by Jinho Bae and Kang Min at K*Day

6. Catch the first Korean trained all-Filipino idol group live at K*Show: KPOP Day feat. SB19 live! August 18 | Garden Atrium | 4pm-7pm

KPOP Day featuring SB19

The annual Korean-Ilonggo Friendship Festival was established in 2012 to showcase the blending of both cultures, and an appreciation of the latter’s investments in the city. It also aims to attract more Koreans to visit the city, thereby increasing the tourism receipts and boosting the economic growth of the metropolis.

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