Korean Cultural Centre India in collaboration with the University of Delhi conducted the 12th All India Korean Language Speech Contest. 25 students from all over India participated in the contest. The event witnessed the presence of H.E. SHIN Bong Kil, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to India, Kim Kum-pyoung director of Korean Cultural Centre India, Dr.Unita Sachidanand, Head, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, and enthusiastic students from PAN India. Three winners got the prize of “Trip to Korea” and six other winners got Samsung and LG products.
H.E. Shin Bongkil while addressing the gathering said that “The contest shows that the Korean language has caught the imagination of Indian students well. As our partnership in trade and investment relations has grown, so has grown our interest in each other’s language and culture. I must say that Korean language learning has a bright future as it will open a new world of opportunities.”
Dr.Unita Sachidanand said that the Korean language has become very popular in India and its demand is increasing year after year. Our department is making a continuous effort to promote the Korean language and studies in India. For language learners, speech contest is a very important platform to improve language skills and such contests help to raise the proficiency level of the students.
The winners of the contest were as following: In beginners group, Shirsha Singh form KCC – Kolkata stood first, Poorva Rohilla from Sejong KCC – second and Ayushi Sejong KCC as third. From the intermediate group, Arnimal Kaul, Runi Roka, and Abeer Khan stood first, second and third respectively from Sejong KCC Delhi. The advanced group had Ayushi Abrol, Astha and Mohit as first, second and third respectively.
The students participated from University of Delhi, Manipur University, Banaras Hindu University, Amity University Gurugram, SejongHakdang, Korean Cultural Centre India, Central University of Jharkhand, SejongHakdang Patna and Korean Cultural Centre Kolkata.Posted in National, News