Baku hosts Korean music festival [PHOTO]
By Laman Ismayilova
Baku State University has hosted the 4th Korean contemporary music festival "Bakı K-Pop".
The festival was timed to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The event was organized by the Korean Embassy, BSU and association Korea - Fans Azerbaijan–HANSAMO.
Rector Abel Maharramov, addressing the event, spoke about the integration with universities in Korea, teaching Korean language and literature at BSU, as well as the implementation of successful projects, including the festival "Bakı K-pop".
Korean Ambassador Kim Chang-gyu, in turn, thanked the university administration for the conditions created for the festival.
He presented a certificate of appreciation "For contribution to the development of relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Korea" to Abel Maharramov.
The rector, in turn, presented the memorable gift to the guest.
Further, the jury awarded the winners of the festival. The winning team will participate in the final round of K-Pop World Festival.
The relations between Azerbaijan and South Korea cover many areas, including politics, economics, culture, and other fields. The diplomatic relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Korea was established in March 1992.
South Korea's exports to Azerbaijan are mainly automobile, plastic, and electronic products, while the South Caucasus republic exports oil, aluminum, and copper products to Korea. There is great potential for cooperation in the tourism sector as well.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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