The 14th ASEAN – ROK Youth Exchange Program

Web.HCYU. 01/02/2013 - A youth delegation of the HCYU joined the 14th ASEAN – ROK Youth Exchange Program held in Seoul, from 23 - 29 January 2013.

Under the framework of the ASEAN – ROK cooperation, at the Invitation of the National Council of Youth Organization in Korea (NCYOK), the HCYU sent a youth delegation to join the 14th ASEAN – ROK Youth Exchange Program from January 23 – 29, 2013 in Seoul, Korea.
Vietnam Youth delegation offering gift to  NCYOK President, Mr. Kwang - Sun Cha
Vietnam youth delegation and the NCYOK's president Mr. Kwang - Sun Cha (fifth from right) at the opening ceremony 

There were 110 participants. Of which, 80 from ASEAN countries and 30 from the host. The youth delegation included eight members, seven of Arts lecturers and students and an officer of the HCYU.

Under the theme “Today and Tomorrow for Asian Youth Through the Music”, the delegates participated in three contents: Music Festival, Food Festival and Picture Exhibition. The youth also introduced to the international delegates unique “Then” performance, traditional “Chưng” cake, "Phở' Vietnam, special Tea and a picture collection of historical sites, natural landscapes and Vietnamese youth activities.

Apart from those activities, the Vietnam delegation had an opportunity to meet the Vietnam Ambassador to Korea, H.E Mr. Tran Trong Toan, he also addressed at the opening ceremony and spent time talking with the delegation.

This traditional youth friendship exchange program started in 1994, promoting relation, solidarity and understanding among youths in ASEAN and ASEAN + ROK.