The annual Hanbok culture festival “Hanbok Day” is celebrated 21st this year. The actual date is October 21, but a variety of events were held in Gyeongbokgung today, which is a day ahead of schedule.
Today’s event has invited major Korean dignitaries including Korea’s diplomatic missions to announce the beauty and value of hanbok to the whole world.
The atmosphere became even hotter when four actors including actoress Shin Se-Kyung and the broadcaster Jang Do-Yeon became public relations ambassadors. A fashionable Hanbok fashion show is held under the moonlight in the autumn night.
Look at the beautiful Hanbok!
To celebrate Hanbok Day and to support the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, a heritage event is being held at the Heungnyemun Gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace on Oct.20.
Vice-minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Na Jongmin appoint actress Shin Sae Kyeong, comedian Jang Do Yeon, model Han Hyun-min and entertainer Christian Burgos as honorary ambassadors to promote Hanbok at the event.
Check out the beauty and charms of traditional Hanbok attire and cheer together for next year’s Winter Games!