The Korea Hana Foundation under the Ministry of Unification held the “Eoullim Hanmadang – the Unification Festival” for the first half of 2017 at Kookmin University in Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, under the banner of “Communication and Small Unification” on May 3.
The event was co-hosted by the Korea Hana Foundation and the Seoul Regional Council of the National Unification Advisory Council and was attended by about 500 people including North Korean defectors, local residents, and volunteers.
The Unification Minister delivered congratulatory messages at the event. It featured plays and activities including a friendly football match, sports day activities, a quiz contest of Unification Golden Bell, an opportunity to enjoy sports with former national team players, and a wide offering of foods including North Korean foods.
The Korea Hana Foundation holds the Eoullim Hanmadang event every year to bring residents from South and North Korea together to better understand and communicate with each other.