Maldives and South Korea will be celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations on 27th November 2017. Special events and performances are being planned by both countries to mark this special occasion.
The anniversary reception will be held at Hotel Jen followed by a demonstration of Korean martial arts, Taekwondo and Maldivian Boduberu performances at the Alimas carnival.
Taekwondo will be performed by World Taekwondo Headquarters and Kukkiwon; while Boduberu will be performed by a popular Maldivian band 1438.
The Korean embassy in Sri Lanka stated that they wish to introduce new aspects of Korean culture and develop the ties between two countries with this celebration.