[JUNE 13] LET’S MEET THE WORLD: palau

<Beautiful beach  around Palau Island>

Palau, officially called the Republic of Palau, is an island country located in western Pacific Ocean. Palau is an archipelago comprising approximately 250 islands. Similarly to other pacific island nations such as Philippines and Indonesia, the general weather is a tropical climate all year around with an annual mean temperature of 82F (28C). The population of country is around 21000 people. It shares maritime boundaries with Indonesia, Philippines and the Federated States of Micronesia. The capital city of Palau is Ngerulmud where located on the most populous island, Koror in Babeldaob region. The origin of country was migrants from the Philippines and Palau was first found by European in the 18th century. Palau Island had been ruled by many different countries since European had found. However, the nation gained complete sovereignty in 1994. The economy is primary based on tourism, subsistence agriculture, and fishing.

Palau Pavilion has set for its National Day in Yeosu Expo today(June 13). Let us Yeony and Suny  introduce you Palau’s traditional dances ,named Glory Dance and Celebration Dance. The visitors have enjoyed the Palau’s traditional dance and costume.

 

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