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2016 Korean Culture Relay Festival

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in Bucharest will host the third edition of the Korean Culture Relay Festival this year.  The festival is taking place in Iași on June 22-23 and will continue in Bucharest on June 24-July 17, with the support of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, “Mihai Eminescu” Central University Library in Iași, the Bucharest Municipality Museum -“Suțu Palace” and the Romanian-American University (RAU) in Bucharest.

8 afisThis year, the festival will extend to Iași for the first time, where it will showcase a series of Korean Culture events co-organized by the Korean Embassy and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași: Korean film screening, seminar on Korean Calligraphy, traditional Korean dancing class, Hanji (traditional Korean hand-made paper) handicraft workshop, Hanbok (traditional Korean dress) fashion show, Calligraphy performance and traditional Korean music & dance performance.

In Bucharest, other than traditional Korean dancing & music class, workshops and performances which will be held in the Romanian-American University (RAU) on June 24-25, two separate special exhibitions of Korean Calligraphy artworks & Hanji crafts will be held at the Bucharest Municipal Museum -“Suțu Palace” on June 25-July 17.

The schedule of the 2016 Korean Culture Relay Festival is as follows:

June 22 (Wed), 13:00-16:00: traditional Korean dancing class held by “Do Dance Company”, Student Cultural House, Iași;

June 22 (Wed), 19:00-21:00: screening of Korean film “The Fatal Encounter (King’s Wrath)”, Mihai Eminescu Aula Magna, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași;

June 23 (Thu), 10:00-12:00: Hanji (traditional Korean hand-made paper) handicraft workshop by professor Yoo-ra Lee & Hanji artists, Senate Room, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași;

June 23 (Thu), 14:00-15:30: Seminar on Korean Culture by professor Byung-Ki Kim, entitled “The spirit of Korean Calligraphy and its practical use in our time”, Senate Room, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași;

June 23 (Thu), 18:00-20:15: K-Pop dance performance by “Seoul Beat”, Calligraphy performance by professor Byung-ki Kim, Hanbok (traditional Korean dress) fashion show by designer Mi-hwa Sel, traditional Korean music & dance performance by “Do Dance Company”, Aula Magna, Mihai Eminescu Central University Library, Iași;

June 24 (Fri), 14:00-17:00: traditional Korean dancing class held by “Do Dance Company”, RAU Fitness Club, Bucharest;

June 24 (Fri), 14:00-17:00: Samulnori (traditional Korean percussion music) class by artist Jaehwan Jang, RAU Protocol Room, Bucharest;

June 25 (Sat), 11:00-12:00: Opening ceremony of Korean Calligraphy artworks & Hanji crafts Exhibitions, the Bucharest Municipality Museum- “Suțu Palace”, Bucharest;

June 25 (Sat), 15:00-17:00: Hanji (traditional Korean hand-made paper) handicraft workshop by professor Yoo-ra Lee & Hanji artists, Amphitheater, Romanian-American University, Bucharest;

June 25 (Sat), 18:00-20:15: Samulnori performance by Pureun Narae (Azure Wings), Romanian – Korean Studies Center’s samulnori team, Calligraphy performance by professor Byung-ki Kim, Hanbok (traditional Korean dress) fashion show by designer Mi-hwa Sel, traditional Korean music & dance performance by “Do Dance Company”, Aula Magna, Romanian-American University (RAU), Bucharest;

June 25(Sat) – July 17(Sun): Korean Calligraphy artworks & Hanji crafts Exhibitions, Bucharest Municipality Museum -“Suțu Palace”, Bucharest;

All the events are open to the general public, but please note that you can book your seats if you send an email in advance to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea via [email protected].

For more information on the 2016 Korean Culture Relay Festival, please visit the Facebook page of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bucharest: http://www.facebook.com/AmbassadaRepubliciiCoreea.

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