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Giving back to Southeast Asia by introducing region’s art, literature to Korea

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Written by Park Ga-young, originally published in Korea Herald

Mar 31, 2022

With South Korea riding high on the wave of its international success in the pop culture arena, ranging from the hugely popular “Squid Game” to children’s book illustrator Suzy Lee winning the prestigious Andersen Awards just last week, a foundation hopes to pay it forward by introducing Koreans to relatively unknown Southeast Asian literature. In pursuit of this goal, the Hansae Yes24 Foundation, established in 2014 and privately funded by Kim Dong-Nyung, chairman of Hansae Yes24 Holdings Co., has translated three books from Vietnamese, Thai and Indonesian into Korean.

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