20th Annual MPAK Christmas Celebration
The 2nd Annual MPAK Korean Cutural Event Held on Saturday, February 29, 2020
MPAK held its first of the year event 'MPAK Korean Cultural Event' at the Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The event was sponsored by the Overseas Korea Foundation (OKF).
Many adoptive families came and enjoyed the beautiful dances performed by the Ji Miok Dance Company, and the families participated in the Korean cultural origami art craft.
We were honored by the presence of the Hon. Kim Wan Jung, the LA Korean Consul General and his wife Hejin Park.
There was also a puppet show based on an old folklore story, which was very well performed and enjoyed by the attendees.
The event was climaxed by a sumptuous buffet lunch at the Yongsusan Restaurant in Koreatown. It was right after this event the COVID-19 pandemic took off fast globally.
MPAK sincerely thanks the Overseas Korea Foundation (OKF) for sponsoring this event.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, MPAK Events Status are as follows:
May 23, 2020 - MPAK Picnic - Canceled
July 3-5, 2020 - Adoption Camp / Retreat - - Canceled
August 1, 2020 - MPAK Consul General Invitation Event - Canceled
October 17, 2020 - The 6th Annual MPAK Fundraising Gala - Canceled for Sit Down Event, but Virtual Fundraising Event Being Explored. Dates Flexible.
October 24, 2020 - MPAK-Korea National Adoption Promotion Event, Participation TBD
November 20-21, 2020 MPAK Family Strengthening Event - TBD
December 5, 2020 - MPAK Christmas Gathering - TBD
Mr. Kim Wan Jung, the LA Korean Consul General and his wife Hejin Park attended our event to congratulate and thank the adoptive parents. Also in attendance was a deputy consular office Mr. Kim Byung Soo, who helped out so much.
The Consul General issued Certificates of Appreciation to all the performers of the Miok Ji Dance Company that performed beautifully.
The buffet lunch was served at the Youngsusan Restaurant in Koreatown after the event. Many have complimented the great quality of the foods served.