Koreans and Slovaks both know tough times (video included)

“It is similar, Korean history and Slovak history,” says Seo Il Won, 43- year-old pastor of the Korean congregation within the Evangelical Free Church in Žilina. Seo has been working in Slovakia since 2011, and together with his religious community overcomes the difficulties of living in a foreign culture. During the walk in his favourite place in Žilina, he talks on the friendship between the two nations.

“It is similar, Korean history and Slovak history,” says Seo Il Won, 43- year-old pastor of the Korean congregation within the Evangelical Free Church in Žilina. Seo has been working in Slovakia since 2011, and together with his religious community overcomes the difficulties of living in a foreign culture. During the walk in his favourite place in Žilina, he talks on the friendship between the two nations.

Video made by journalism students who discovered Slovakia for the 19th edition of Spectacular Slovakia , the annual travel guide published by the English-language weekly The Slovak Spectator.

This project was also made possible thanks to the cooperation of the Journalism Department of Comenius University, tv.sme and support of the Slovak Tourist Board (SACR) and Orange Slovensko.

The 18th edition of Spectacular Slovakia with focus on Bratislava is on sale via the spectator.sk online shop or amazon.com.

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