Youth Camp for Asia’s Future 2013 in Korea with participation of Kyrgyzstan
International Festival Youth Camp for Asia’s Future 2013 was held in Seoul, South Korea from 12th to 26th August this year. Delegation of young people of Kyrgyzstan also took part in the event.
Youth delegation of Kyrgyzstan participated in the Youth Camp for Asia’s Future 2013 by the initiative of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea Kim Chang Gyu and with the assistance of the President of the Congress of Women of Kyrgyzstan Zamira Akbagysheva. In total, the Festival was attended by delegations from 24 countries of the world.
Main purpose of the event is to promote mutual cooperation and understanding among young people. And the slogan of the Festival is Asian Youth, Be a New Cultural Icon!
According to the program of the International Festival, participants learned the history of Korean culture in three cities: Seoul – the capital of Korea, Kenji – the ancient capital of Korea, and Jeju Island. Guests and participants of the event were able to fully enjoy the uniqueness and beauty of this eastern country. Program of the Festival was intense and exciting. In addition to seeing the sights of Korea, there were also the culinary festival of food from Asia, the calligraphy competition, the Korean language courses, and more.
Representatives of Kyrgyzstan have prepared a lot of surprises and gifts for the organizers and participants of the Festival. A graduate of the National Center for Children and Youth Seytek in Bishkek, Isa Omurkulov, and the contestant of the Musical Contest Novaya volna-2012, Bek Israilov, prepared colorful performances with singing songs in Kyrgyz and Korean languages. Kanyshay Niyazova performed the Kyrgyz national dance, and the other participant Tamara Kurmanalieva introduced the Kyrgyz national Besh- Barmak dish. The last member of the Kyrgyz delegation, ambitious volunteer of the Congress of Women of Kyrgyzstan, Serik Shamshibaev, prepared interesting presentation about the traditions, culture and history of Kyrgyzstan.