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ASEAN People, ASEAN Lives


 A free photograph exhibition looking at the daily lives of people from 10 Southeast Asian countries is now showing in Haeundae.  

 The Korea Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam, presents "ASEAN People, ASEAN Lives" in the exhibition room of the ASEAN Culture Center until May 27. This exhibition features 200 different works from 119 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) photographers, displaying the full and varied lives of people in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. 

 These works have been selected through an online photography contest that was conducted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of ASEAN's inauguration in August 2017. More than 1,200 photographers from the 10 ASEAN countries participated in the contest. 

 Visitors can get a glimpse of a variety of different lifestyles as well as the beautiful nature of the ASEAN countries in various displays of tradition and modern life, including the Temple of That Luang in Laos, Saifuddin Mosque in Brunei, cow racing in Indonesia and parades in the Philippines.

-Admission: Free

-Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends. Closed Mondays and public holidays. 

-How to get there: Jangsan Station (Metro line 2), exit 2. Walk straight until the intersection. Turn left and walk one more block, then turn right at the intersection. Walk straight. Or, Haeundae Station (Metro line 2), exit 7. Take buses 100, 100-1, 141 or 181 and get off at New Town Market station (신도시시장) or ASEAN Cultural Center station. 

 -Information: or email Tours are available.