SHILLONG, Nov 3 - South Korea will be the partner country at this year�s India International Cherry Blossom Festival to be held at Polo Grounds here from November 13 to 16.
As a partner country, South Korea will hold several events related to its culture and society. The events include a K-Pop concert and display of Korean Taekwondo, cuisines, arts, and different exhibits.
The festival will also provide an opportunity to the Indian students to pursue their education in South Korea in collaboration with Korean Cultural Centre India, said Albert Chiang, a scientist of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD).
This year�s festival will be hosted by IBSD and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in association with the State Government. In the last edition of the festival, Japan was the partner country.
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma will inaugurate the festival along with South Korea�s Ambassador to India Shin Bong-Kil.
During the festival, the visitors will also be able to enjoy fashion shows, rock concerts, beauty pageants, and take part in an amateur golf tournament. There will be stalls showcasing the best of the region�s food, wine and crafts.