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KF Plan of Activities for October

New Messages from the Netherlands:
Recent Dutch Architecture and Design

  • 8/14–10/30
  • KF Cultural Center Gallery
  • 02)2151-6520 / kfcenter@kf.or.kr
  • Trust Dance Theater Invitational
    Performance in Germany
    • 10/1-10/5
    • Germany Cologne, Bielefeld
    • 02) 2151-6520 / cultural@kf.or.kr

Korean Traditional Dance Tour to
Eastern Europe

  • Son Kyung-soon Yaejeon Dance Company will
    introduce traditional Korean dance in Croatia
    and Slovakia.
  • 10/1,6
  • Zagreb, Slovakia; Bratislava, Croatia
  • 02)2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

Rising Stars of Korean Studies
Annual Conference

  • The Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern
    California will be inviting rising scholars in the field of Korean
    studies to provide feedback on papers in various fields,
    including politics, economics, international relations, history,
    and art, and to exchange know-how related to book publication.
  • 10/4-10/5
  • USC Davidson Conference Centere
  • 02)2046-8537 / studies@kf.or.kr
  • 2013 Korean Speech Contest
  • Korean speech contests will be held in Paraguay, Russia,
    Australia, the Czech Republic, and Singapore in celebration
    of Hangeul Day on Oct 9. There will also be opportunities
    provided for various cultural activities, including trying
    Korean food.
    • 02)2046-8581 / studies@kf.or.kr
    • 2013 Korean Speech Contest
      Date Country Venue
      10/5 Paraguay Sejong Center at Colegio Coreano del Paraguay
      10/5 Russia Auditorium at Saint Petersburg State University
      10/16 Australia Korean Cultural Center in Sydney
      10/23 Czech Republic Auditorium at Charles University
      10/25 Singapore Expo Hall

Korean Traditional Dance Tour to Oceania

  • The Chae Hyang-soon Dance Company will be performing
    the Korean traditional dance, chukyeonmu, janggo dance,
    and gayageum byeongchang in various parts of Oceania.
  • 10/4,6,10
  • Wellington, New Zealand; Sydney and Canberra, Australia
  • 02)2151-6520 / cultural@kf.or.kr
  • The 14th Conference on Korean Studies
    in China
  • The 14th Conference on Korean Studies in China will be
    held at Liaoning University, China. 120 scholars of Korean
    studies from all over the world will gather to present
    papers and to take part in discussions about the latest
    issues related to the development of the field.
    • 10/11-10/15
    • Liaoning University
    • 02)2046-8556 / studies@kf.or.kr

Korean Culture Festival with the Alliance of
Korean Language Programs in Vietnam

  • 10/11-12, 10/27
  • Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam
  • 02)2151-6522 / cultural @kf.or.kr
  • 2013 US Peace Corps Volunteers Revisit
  • Along with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Korea
    Foundation is inviting former US Peace Corps volunteers
    and their families to Korea in recognition of their
    contribution to the development of Korean society.
    The visit is expected to broaden the basis of
    amicable relations between Korea and the US.
    • 10/13-10/19
    • Seoul and outlying areas
    • 02)2046-8562 / yrjeong@kf.or.kr

Dialogue between Korean and
US Ambassadors

  • For the sixtieth anniversary of the alliance between Korea
    and the US, the Korea Foundation and the US Center for
    Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) are inviting past
    Korean ambassadors to the US and American ambassadors
    to Korea to discuss the past, present, and future of Northeast
    Asia and the Korean peninsula.
  • 10/17
  • Lotte Hotel Seoul
  • 02)2046-8527 / hykwon@kf.or.kr
  • Korean B-boy Performance Tour to
    African countries
  • Legend K will also be offering gugak (traditional
    Korean music), percussion, and B-boy performances
    in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic
    of the Congo.
    • 10/19-11/3
    • DR Congo, Uganda, Rwanda
    • 02)2151-6520 / cultural@kf.or.kr

The 3rd Korea-Japan Journalist Dialogue

  • The Korea Foundation and the Japan Institute of
    International Affairs are hosting the 3rd Korea-Japan
    Journalist Dialogue to aid mutual understanding on
    current issues affecting the two countries and to build
    a sustainable network for media figures.
  • 10/20-10/23
  • Hilton Tokyo Bay Hotel
  • 02)2046-8569 / chhan@kf.or.kr
  • 2013 International Seminar on
    Korean Studies in Mexico
  • The 2013 International Seminar on Korean Studies in
    Mexico will be held on the topic of traditional Korean
    medicine. Five Korean lecturers will be invited, and
    a number of local scholars of Korean studies will
    also be attending.
    • 10/24-10/26
    • Autonomous University of Nayarit
    • 02)2046-8541 / studies@kf.or.kr

In Grand Style: Celebrations in
Korean Art during the Joseon Dynasty

  • 2013 10/25-2014 1/12
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • 02)2151-6531 / cultural @kf.or.kr
  • Korean Culture Week at Malaga University,
    Spain
  • Korea Week IV is being organized for university students
    and the general public to help them increase their under-
    standing of and interest in Korean culture and society.
    The week will include chances to wear hanbok and to
    try Korean food and an essay contest on Korean literature.
    A workshop on Korean film and a lecture on Korean
    literature will serve as an introduction to Korean culture.
    • 10/23-10/30
    • Malaga University
    • 02)2046-8531 / studies@kf.or.kr

Call for Participants for the
3rd KF Global Citizenship Program

  • The Korea Foundation operates the Global Citizenship
    Program, which is a professional educational
    program for training global leaders.
    The program is designed to help
    train ordinary Koreans to be
    civilian diplomats who can
    represent their country
    overseas.
  • 10/1-10/14
  • 02)2046-8529 / poorora@kf.or.kr
  • Invitation Programs
  • The Korea Foundation invites prominent foreign figures
    and experts from diverse sectors including culture, media
    and academia to visit Korea. Invited guests will visit
    relevant organizations, give lectures, exchange ideas
    and information, deepen their understanding of Korea,
    and promote personal friendships and relations.
    • Invitation Programs
      Period Guest
      10/13-10/19 Invitation of U.S. Congressional Staff
      10/13-10/19 Next Generation Leaders from Vietnam
      (economy and trade, 2nd round)
      10/26-11/1 Korea-Australia Political Leaders Exchange

Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013:
Theme-Focused Culture and Diplomacy Project

  • During Oct
  • COEX
  • 02)2151-6512 / cultural @kf.or.kr
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