INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Friday, October 7, 2022

The AmorePacific group, one of the world’s leading cosmetic giants, that houses innisfree, Laneige, Sulwhasoo & Etude collaborated with Korean Tourism Organisation to host a K-Karnival in New Delhi on August 5, 2022. Korea Tourism Organization, New Delhi office is the tourism arm of the Republic of Korea under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and is mainly responsible for tourism promotion activities in India and neighboring SAARC countries. The event was an attempt to bridge the gap between the two countries and provided an immersive platform for the guests to soak in the K-experience . The event was hosted at the innisfree store, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj.

The entire event was curated and planned keeping South Korea and Korean culture in mind with fun activities and quizzes to enthrall the media, influencers, and customers. The highlight of the event was a a chance to “Fly to Korea” on purchase of INR 2500 and above from the innsifree store.

The event was divided into four zones K-Culture, K-Drama, K-Beauty, and K-Pop Challenge. The Korean Beauty and experience zone provided the guests with the best of K-Beauty. Dalgona Cookie Challenge from the popular “Squid Game” fame made things more challenging yet fun for attendees, and an opportunity to make a statement by getting clicked in Hanbok, which is the traditional Korean Dress. It also hosted fun Korean quizzes and two beauty Masterclasses with AmorePacific Beauty Experts, and Manveen Kaur, MUA and Beauty Creator.

The demand for K-Beauty has fueled in the past few years, and AmorePacific has played a vital role in accomplishing this. Stepping into the industry with innisfree, and unveiling some amazing products, it has expanded with Laneige, Sulwhasoo, and Etude, acting as 4 pillars to achieve glowing and healthy skin.

Mr. Paul Lee, Country Head, innisfree India “We’re thrilled to do this one-of-a-kind Korean Karnival in India via the AmorePacific group. With our brands, Innisfree, Laneige, Sulwhasoo and Etude we aim to bring the best of K-Beauty and Korean ingredients to the country. We have collaborated with Korea Tourism Organisation to nurture the Korean interests amongst Indians and bridge the gap between two countries.”

Mini Sood Banerjee, Assistant Director & Head of Marketing, AmorePacific India mentioned “Over the past few years the Hayllu wave, or the Korean wave has taken the country by storm, be it the rise of K-Beauty, K-Pop culture and even K-Drama shows. A Korean event on such a large scale is only possible due to the Korean wave and absolute love for Korean elements. People are thrilled to be here, and so is the AmorePacific group to host them. The highlight of the evening is the opportunity to Fly to Korea and by collaborating with the Korea Tourism Organisation, we have done right by the Korean fans in India”

Naresh Chattri, National Senior Sales Manager said, “ We have received a great response for Innisfree over the years, and this event is a great way to give back for all the love that we have been receiving. An opportunity to Fly to Korea is our way to display thankfulness to the innisfree family. With this event, we celebrate K-Beauty in India”

Mr. Young-geul Choi, Director KTO New Delhi: “We at the New Delhi office of Korea Tourism Organization are delighted to be a part of this campaign with AmorePacific in India. Now that travel to Korea has started again, we wish to give customers a taste of Korea in India and ultimately inspire them to visit South Korea with initiatives like the Let’s Go Korea Savings plan and the “Fly to Korea” campaign with Innisfree.”