The Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria said it established K-
POP Dance Academy in Nigeria to acquaint Nigerians with
knowledge and skills of the Korean entertainment industry.
The Director, Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria, Mr. Han
Sungrae explained that a lot of opportunities were
abandoned in the Korean creative industry that need to be
tapped into by Africans particularly Nigerians.
Han, who stated this in an interview with Potpourri shortly
after the maiden graduation ceremony of the K-POP Dance
Academy which held in Abuja, said it would assist them to
compete with their counterparts in the Asian continent and
20 Nigerians (male and female) graduated from the
academic calendar which lasted for six weeks tagged;
“Pyeonchang Winter Olympic Games”. During the
programme, two K-Pop experts from Korea trained
students on different K-Pop-dance basics and routines.
KCC Director maintained that the academy “served to also
promote awareness for the winter games slated for next
“This Olympic Winter Games will be held in Korea for the
first time in 30 years after the Seoul Olympic Games in
1988. Pyeongchang will be the stage for the Opening and
Closing Ceremonies and most snow sports.
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