On Friday August 25th the 4th Jan Janszn. Weltevree Commemoration Day was held. During a sunlit day, guests have been treated to on an extensive program. After lunch with the ambassador, the official reception took place in the hotel De Rijper Eilanden. Sunnam Kim opened with a traditional Korean dance, the Queens dance.
Tosca Sombroek (23) was born and raised in De Rijp. She is a 3rd year student at Amsterdam University. where she studies Social Geography and Planning. For this study she has been to Seoul for a month. Of course, a visit to the statue of Jan Janszn. Weltevree in the Children's Grand Park was at her program.
On Friday June 30, a delegation of the board went to The Hague for the first meeting with the new ambassador, Mr. Lee Yun-young.
It was a pleasant conversation; He was very interested and would like to continue the contacts with the foundation. He acknowledged the importance of the person Jan Janszn. Weltevree for Korea.
Sunam Kim and Jan Janszn. Weltevree behind the stall at the first cultifair at De Rijp, June 25 2017.
Sunam prepared Bin Dae Duk at the spot to let visitors taste this traditional dish. She also had brought Kimchi in three different flavours, of which the most spicy one was too much for several people.
Invited by the Korea Foundation and the Ministry of Foreign Affaires a delegation of 10 persons visited Southe Korea from November 9 up to and including November 16 2014.