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2003.03.20 EventCalender

Mar 19,2003
MUSEUM EVENTS

NATIONAL FOLK MUSEUM OF KOREA

The museum will hold a variety of craft classes geared toward foreigners this summer. Because spots are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, it is important to call ahead for reservations. Among the classes offered are fan-making, pottery, hanji (Korean paper) boxes and kimchi making. Each of the classes is limited to 50 people.
Central Seoul, Gwanghwamun
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays.
(02) 734-1346
www.nfm.go.kr


NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Five different films on Korean arts and culture are being shown every hour, on the hour on the museum’s three floors.
Central Seoul, Gyeongbok Palace
Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(02) 398-5241
www.museum.go.kr

AT THE DEPARTMENT STORES

SHINSEGAE

Main & Gangnam branches: “Men’s Week Promotion.” Brand name men’s suits are on sale starting at 270,000 won ($216). Sale ends today.
“Maison de Shinsegae Event.” Kitchenware, bedding sets and furniture from exclusive European imports are on sale.
French-made Amore bedding set on sale for 441,000 won. Swiss-made Flower comforters priced at 712,000 won.
Sale continues through next Thursday.
Main branch: Downtown Seoul, Euljiro 1-ga Station, subway line No. 2
(02) 310-1234
Gangnam branch: Southern Seoul, Express Bus Terminal Station, subway line No. 3
(02) 3479-1234
www.shinsegae.com


HYUNDAI

Main branch: “Accessories Exhibition.” Handicrafts by well-known artists are on display. Items include a brooch, several types of jewelry, trays, and accessories made of jade and other materials. The exhibition is on the fifth floor and ends Friday.
Southern Seoul, Apgujeong
Subway line No. 3, Apgujeong Station
(02) 547-2233
www.ehyundai.com

HOTEL EVENTS

SEJONG SEOUL

To March 31: “Special spring with fruit juice.” Firenze, a pub restaurant, is offering seven kinds of fresh seasonal fruit juice with ice cream. Fruit juice costs 9,000 won ($7) and ice cream costs 12,000 won.
Central Seoul, Myeong-dong
(02) 3705-9146~7
www.sejong.co.kr


SHERATON WALKER HILL

Ongoing: “A new chef is coming.” Mr. Grant, with expertise in a variety of culinary styles, from French and Italian to Chinese and Japanese cuisines, will introduce delicious dishes based on his 24 years of experience in 14 countries.
Eastern Seoul
(02) 450-4504
www.walkerhill.com


SOCIAL CALENDAR

INTERNATIONAL BULLFIGHTING CONTEST

To Sunday March 23: One of the oldest rodeos on the peninsula kicks off Saturday for 10 days of fun. Korean bullfighting is quite different from the Western variety: there are no matadors, as it is bull-versus-bull. Each day features about 15 matches with bulls from around the world. Last year’s events drew about 600,000 spectators.
Cheongdo, North Gyeongsang province
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
(054) 372-1705


VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR CROSS-CULTURAL EXCHANGE

Thursday and Friday: The Korean Commission for UNESCO seeks foreigners of diverse backgrounds, along with Korean bilingual interpreters, as volunteers for its cross-cultural awareness program in Korean public schools. An orientation session, to be held March 20 for Koreans and March 21 for foreigners, will introduce program. Deadline to register for orientation is March 19.
UNESCO House, Room 1005,
Central Seoul, Myeong-dong
Thursday and Friday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
755-4623
ccap@unesco.or.kr



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