ALGIERS- The 5th South Korean Cultural Week kicked off Sunday, in Algiers, with the organization of several activities relating to the South Korea’s gastronomy.
Among the most representative dishes of South Korean cuisine is the “Kimchi”, the first national dish among South Koreans because of its history that goes beyond the thousand years and the ways of its preparation that differs from one region to one other.
Also worthy of mention are the dishes of “Bulgogi”, “Japchae” and “Chimaek” as well as several local noodle dishes, according to the exhibition which shows through books and prints that they go back to the old time of the kings of South Korea.
As part of this same opening day, a competition on the preparation of the “Bibimbap” meal was organized, with the participation of Algerian students already registered on the Internet.
The South Korean cultural week in Algeria continues until next Saturday with the organization of various cultural and sports activities.