University students and young artists under the age of 30 from Southeast Asian countries and Korea are invited to participate in a multimedia contest until Sept. 24.
They will compete in two categories — photography and digital media arts — with up to five works.
Under the theme, “Show Yourself: ASEAN self-portrait, Korean self-portrait,” the competition hopes to present the day-to-day realities of ASEAN/Korean youth, capturing ASEAN/Korean fashion, cuisine, and architecture, a press release said.
Those who wish to participate have to submit their application form, artistic statement, and portfolio either online (www.webhard.net) or via mail (culture and tourism unit, ASEAN-Korea Center).
Winners will be announced on the websites (www.aseankorea.org and www.aseankoreammc.com), Sept. 28, and will receive $300 each.
In addition, 10 selected winners residing in ASEAN countries will be invited to visit Korea for the opening ceremony and exhibition, scheduled to be held at Seoul Museum of History on Nov. 2-11, with airfare and accommodation provided.
More information on the competition is available at www.aseankoreammc.com.
Handover anniversary: Sally Wong, left, principal Hong Kong Economic and Trade representative, proposes a toast with other dignitaries at a reception at Lotte Hotel in downtown Seoul, July 3, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the handover of the state’s sovereignty to China from Britain. Second from left are Han Duck-soo, chairman of the Korea International Trade Association; Lee Sei-kee, chairman of the Korea-China Friendship Association; Chinese Ambassador to Korea Zhang Xinsen; and Park Byeong-seug, vice speaker of the National Assembly.
/ Courtesy of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office
Taipei Fine Arts Orchestra: Taipei Fine Arts Orchestra performs at the Seoul Arts High School Concert Hall in Seoul, Thursday. The Taipei Mission in Korea said the visit by the orchestra, its first here, will contribute to opening up a new opportunity for musical exchanges between Korea and Taiwan.
/ Courtesy of Taipei Mission in Korea