Korean Food Cooking Contest 2019 Held

Soukthavy Thephavong

(KPL) Ms Phonephet Phimmavong has won Korean Food Cooking Contest, (Hansik Contest) grabbing the first prize – a round-trip ticket to South Korea and an opportunity to participate in the final round of K-Food Cooking Contest in Seoul, R. Korea.

The winners of Hansik Contest 2019 were announced on May 4 at the Korean Culture Festival 2019 Taste of Korea 2019 in Vientiane Capital by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Lao PDR Shin Sung Sun in the presence of the Resident Representative of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to the Lao PDR Sung Soo.

The festival aimed to introduce various aspects of Korea culture to the general public in the Lao PDR. It has two main themes: K-Food and K-POP.

The first runner-up was Ms Tuy awarded US$ 300 and the second runner-up was Ms Latdavan given US$ 100.

Hansik Competition, among activities of Korean Culture Festival 2019, aimed to showcase a wide range of Korea food and cultural richness of the Republic of Korea through cooking as well as to promote enhancing the cooperation and people exchange between Laos and the Republic of Korea.

Source: Lao News Agency