ELIZABETH SOELISTIO WRITES – Home away from home was the purpose of the 44th Los Angeles Korean Festival (LAKF). With more than 500 vendors to join this event, LAKF offered various displays of Korean culture through diverse and interactive activities. There were many performances, cultural events, and food that represented the Korean culture in Los Angeles which opens the way for people to learn more about Korea in America.
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Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) also took part in participating in LAKF while keeping everyone safe.
The Deputy Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Los Angeles, Hwang Insang, attended the parade while waving the Republic of Korea’s national flag.
Since Korea are majority Buddhist population, lotus lanterns are one of the famous ornaments in the Buddhist world. Lotus lantern symbolizes the removal of humans ignorance with the light of awakening.
Many entertainment media like Koogle TV and clothing brands like KORE that attended LAKF.
There were more vendors, events, and entertainments as we went further inside the festival.
Cosmetics, drinks, and foods vendors were available to satisfy the hungry customers