MANILA – Korean lovers are invited to taste and feel Korea as the Manila city government launched the “K-Town Cha-Cha-Cha Fest” on Friday.
The festival showcases everything Korean – culture, food and fashion trends.
The festival, open daily from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., will run until November 30 at Cercle Remedios in Malate.
The initiative is led by the Manila Bureau of Permits (MBP) and the Local Economic Development and Investment Promotions Office in partnership with the Fil-Korean Trade & Cultural Association Corporation.
MBP Director Levi Facundo, in an interview with the Philippine News Agency, said 15 restaurants and merchants will showcase Korean culture through food and other products.
The K-fest is just one of many city government initiatives to support and promote the reopening of businesses and the economy affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Thursday, Manila was hailed by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the most business-friendly local government unit in 2021.
The city government has assured that it will continue to create programs and projects that will benefit the business sector.
Besides the K-fest, the “StrEAT Food Festival” also runs until November 30, with 60 stall owners participating in Filipino street food, at the Mehan Garden near City Hall while other retailers are located at the nearby Hidden Garden. Liwasang Bonifacio.
“We will continue to innovate, listen and adopt in order to create a fair, friendly, lively and serene business atmosphere. We will continue to raise the bar for a better and vibrant economy for the city, ”said Facundo.