The Seoul Metropolitan Government hosted the Seoul Talk Concert at a shopping complex, Lotte Shopping Avenue, in downtown Jakarta on May 21, 2017.
Korean singers Red Velvet and Eru performed in front of an audience of 1,200 and Indonesia’s top singer Gita Gutawa was appointed as the Honorary Tourism Ambassador of Seoul. This was followed by a mini talk show featuring a Q&A session on Seoul’s landmarks and culture.
At the Main Atrium on the first floor of Lotte Shopping Avenue, visited by 50,000 people daily, a large screen that connects Seoul to Jakarta in real-time and a Seoul Tourism PR Booth was prepared.
The Seoul Tourism PR Booth consists of the four sections of ▴Live Streaming Zone, ▴Seoul Light Gallery Zone, ▴Seoul Event Zone and ▴Coloring Zone. The booth will be operated for five days from May 21 until May 25, 2017 from 10am to 8pm.
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, after his appointment as the ASEAN envoy, has set out on a tour of three Southeast Asian countries (the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam) for six days starting on May 21, 2017. The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to expand upon its exchanges and cooperation with major ASEAN cities.