|[ Etc ] Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team Promotes Excellence of Taekwondo in Two European Countries|
Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team (hereinafter referred to as the ¡°Demonstration Team¡±) is going to make an overseas trip to Europe to promote the excellence of Taekwondo in two European countries.
Consisting of 24 members including the Team Leader, Hong Il-hwa (Director of Kukkiwon), the Demonstration Team is set to present the essence of Taekwondo during its travel to Denmark and Portugal from September 10 to September 20.
The Demonstration Team plans to present the ¡®Taekwondo Demonstration Performance¡¯ at Frederiksberg, Eastern Denmark on September 12 (local time) and participate in ¡®Korean Culture Night¡¯, a celebration of the 60th anniversary of Korea-Portugal diplomatic relations, and demonstrate splendid Taekwondo techniques to attract the attention of local European people.
Moreover, on the 18th, the team will present a congratulatory performance at the ¡®Taekwondo Competition - Republic of Korea Ambassador¡¯s Cup¡¯ that will be held in a gym in Lisbon, Portugal, aiming to promote and revitalize bilateral relations.
At the launching ceremony held at Central Training Center on Thursday, September 9, 2:00PM, Kukkiwon President Lee Dong-sup said, ¡°The Demonstration Team¡¯s dispatch to the U.S. was a huge success although it was the first time in 20 months due to restrictions caused by COVID-19¡±. ¡°I believe that the team would present the performance to perfection in Europe and give unforgettable memories to the people in Denmark and Portugal¡±, he encouraged.
Meanwhile, the Demonstration Team returned from the U.S. on September 6 after carrying out a celebration performance at the celebration of ¡®California Taekwondo Day¡¯ held on August 27.