‘Cambodian Culture Festival’ to take place in Ansan during Chuseok

Ansan, South Korea – Cambodian residents in Ansan, a Gyeonggi Province city known for its large foreign population, are planning to organize a cultural festival this weekend in time for Chuseok, one of the biggest traditional holidays in Korea, officials said Thursday.

According to municipal officials, Cambodian television network Bayon TV will hold the “Cambodian Culture Festival” on Saturday at the Ansan Culture Plaza in the center of the city, about 40 kilometers south of Seoul.

About 5,000 foreign residents, including about 650 Cambodians living in Ansan, are expected to participate in the Cambodian festival to enjoy the Chuseok holiday together, the officials said, adding the Cambodian ambassador to South Korea and a vice minister from Cambodia’s Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications will also be on hand.

In full: https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20190911008000315

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