SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A Christmas tree decorated with Korean traditional handicrafts like hand fans, lucky bags and Santa Claus and Rudolph dressed in Korean robes has appeared at a local museum in Mexico.
Papalote Children’s Museum in Mexico City has set up 10 different Christmas trees to celebrate Christmas Day, inviting foreign embassies to decorate each of them with various handicrafts from their home countries.
The Korean Cultural Center in Mexico City was also invited to decorate one of the Christmas trees with dolls dressed up in hanbok, or traditional Korean attire, lucky bags, traditional Korean lanterns, hand fans, traditional socks and masks, among others.
Artwork designed by artist Park Keum-suk, made with Korean traditional paper to depict Mexico’s renowned painter Frida Kahlo, the Mexican Katrina skull and others were also added to the Christmas tree decorations.
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