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World Week of Italian Cuisine in Gangwon

Nov 22,2019
Italian Ambassador to Korea Federico Failla, left, presents an award to Kim Hae-ryeong, right, a student at Sokcho Women’s High School in the Gangwon city of Sokcho, on Nov. 15, for the art contest “Leonardo da Vinci: the Italian Genius from the Renaissance” organized by the embassy to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death and his legacy, at the Seaside Garden Restaurant in Sokcho. The award ceremony was part of a full-day program organized by the embassy in Gangwon to celebrate the 4th World Week of Italian Cuisine. Chefs Paolo De Maria, Santino Nicosia and Lorenzo Andreazzoli prepared Italian dishes using local ingredients in Gangwon and the event was joined by ambassadors, Sokcho Mayor Kim Chul-soo and Gangwon Gov. Choi Moon-soon. [EMBASSY OF ITALY IN KOREA]