The state visit for the President and the First Lady of the Republic of Korea begins Thursday. Besides high level meetings between the two leaders, First Lady Michelle Obama will bring her counterpart to a school in Northern Virginia and an elegant state dinner is planned.
Here is a great story from CNN Producer Larry Lazo about forging diplomatic ties on another level.
Establishing goodwill and building on an already strong foundation. That was the motive behind the "Taste of Korea" event in Washington.
A number of activities were held to help foster better understanding between Korean and American cultures. Youngsters enjoyed everything from a cooking lesson and arts and crafts to live music and a martial arts demonstration.
Twenty middle school students from Alice Deal Middle School in Washington were invited to the festivities. They were joined by twenty Korean American students – all of them children of employees of the Embassy of Korea.
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