Thousands embrace Korean culture at 2017 Korean Festival

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH)-- The 2017 Korean Festival took place this Saturday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm in downtown Columbia at 1412 Richland Street.

According to the event's website, "it's one of the fastest growing events in the Midlands and attracts thousands of attendees each year."

The event goers embraced the Korean community's rich culture, listening to music and tasting Korean food.

The Korean Community Presbyterian Church started the event back in 2005 so they could help local charity organizations; the church donates the festival's proceeds to local causes.

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