Busan, Republic of Korea
11 December 2014
Led by Korean President Park Geun-hye, President Benigno S. Aquino III viewed the exhibit on the Korean traditional arts and crafts together with the other nine leaders of ASEAN countries.
The exhibition includes a demonstration of openwork on leather-hard white porcelain, ornamental knotting using a moon and traditional tools such as Tojjak where the ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit emblem is knotted, inlaying of a traditional mother-of-pearl pattern called Najeonchilgi, the process of making a pinwheel pattern by sewing triangular patches, assembling of modern dining table with traditional design, carving of a wooden rice-cake mold, and making a Korean rice cake with a mold.
* * *