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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 22/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The Korean Embassy in Muscat commemorated 40 years of diplomatic ties with Oman with a cultural programme at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Monday.

The programme, held under the auspices of H E Mohammed bin Yousef al Zarafi, Undersecretary for Administrative and Financial Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, began with condolences to families of the Korean ferry accident victims.

H E Kim Daesik, Korea's Ambassador to Oman said, said, ''I would like to start by expressing our condolences to families of those who died in the ferry accident. We have been receiving condolences and we thank everyone for their sympathies. Oman and Korea have shared an excellent ties in social, political and economic spheres. We hope this bod will further strengthen over the years. Cultural ties help in bringing nations closer.''

Three groups performed in the cultural show that followed.

The Gwangdae troupe put up an engaging and energetic show beginning with the Pangut, a percussion performance.

This was followed by the lion dance of the Bongsan region. It depicts the story of how a lion comes to Earth to punish the evil.

Another act was the pungmulnori (farmer's music and hat spinning dance).

Coreyah, a folk music band performed Let's Make Feast, Full Moon, Walk Into the Sea and Dondollariyo, with the music going from soft to upbeat.

The evening ended with a boisterous performance by the Morning of Owl B-boys group known for its storytelling and dramatic interpretation

 


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