News ID: 320081
Published: 0401 GMT February 13, 2022

Iran opens permanent exhibition center in South Korea

Iran opens permanent exhibition center in South Korea

Iran’s permanent exhibition center was inaugurated in the Multicultural Museum of Seoul, South Korea.

Iran’s Ambassador to South Korea Saeed Badamchi-Shabestari addressed the participants during the opening ceremony of the exhibition, IRNA reported.

The exhibition opened on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, and the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

The five-story museum, in Eunpyeong-gu, western Seoul, has more than 2,000 cultural items showing the traditional customs of countries all over the world, ranging from foreign banknotes to masks and musical instruments.

The exhibition could be a platform to showcase some of Iran’s art and civilization.

Referring to the significance of such an exhibition in South Korea, Badamchi-Shabestari noted that people’s attention to the history and cultural characteristics of countries will lead them to gain a better understanding of each other.

Pointing to the deep-rooted relations between Iran and South Korea, he added that there are very rich cultural commonalities between the two countries.

The Iranian envoy in South Korea described the opening of the exhibition as an effective measure to better understand the South Korean people, and for Koreans and foreign nationals residing in South Korea to gain a better understanding about Iran’s culture, civilization, and handicrafts.

On the sidelines of the opening ceremony, a film, with South Korean subtitles, of Iran’s economic, industrial and scientific achievements, along with images of its natural landscapes, as well as Iranian folk music, was broadcast, which were welcomed by the attendees.



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