Abu Dhabi: Students of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi got a peak into vibrant Korean culture recently when the University partnered with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Cultural Centre to celebrate the Korean New Year on campus through hosting various cultural activities.
The celebration was in line with the Institution’s ambitions to provide enriching experiences to its students by celebrating different cultures and embracing inclusion and diversity.
The event was blessed by the presence of H E Lee Seok-gu, the Korean Ambassador to the UAE, who was accompanied by his wife, delegates from the Korean Embassy and the Korean Cultural Centre.
Prof Silvia Serrano, Vice-Chancellor Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, greeted the ambassador and the delegates and took them on a campus tour.
Meanwhile, Porf. Serrano shared that, “We are here today not only to celebrate one of the most important Korean holidays, the Korean new year, but to highlight the importance of Korea’s vibrant cultural legacy, which includes music, dance, and cuisine. As an international university with a diverse student population of more than 60 nationalities, we are keen on offering students’ cross-cultural experiences, aligning with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi’s motto ‘a bridge between civilizations’.”