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|TCS | TCS organized Open House 2017 – 2017.03.14|
The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) organized Open House 2017 on March 14th inviting general public, diplomatic corps, and journalists. On this annual event, TCS provided opportunities to enhance general understanding on the areas of trilateral cooperation facilitated by TCS, and also side events under the theme of “Tea cultures of the China, Japan and Korea”.
130 participants appreciated the tea ceremonies of the three countries and learned more about the role of TCS on the development of trilateral cooperation. In his opening remarks, Secretary-General Amb. YANG Houlan emphasized the future vision of TCS as a Stabilizer and Thruster of trilateral cooperation and promised continuous cooperation with partner institutions and diplomatic corps.
The highlights of the event includes the special lecture on the ‘East Asian Tea Culture’ by Professor PARK Dong-chun (Sungkyunkwan University), a prestigious scholar, and tea culture performance with tasting time provided by the tea masters affiliated to the Urasenke (JP), Yinya Tea Academy (CH), and East Asia Tea Culture Institute (KR).