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2003.08.07 EventCalender

Aug 06,2003
MUSEUM EVENTS

CONTEMPORARY CLOTHING MUSEUM OF KOREA

Since the introduction of Western culture to Korea, styles in clothing have changed a lot. Clothes of different time periods are on display, as well as apparel designed by Korea’s top designers which has been worn by celebrities.
Central Seoul, Myeong-dong
Near Sejong Hotel
Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
(02) 319-5497


NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

The 2d floor is dedicated to re-creating periods of Korean history. Simple tools and royal attire nicely convey traditional culture. A wide selection of tools and crafts, from prehistoric ages to the Unified Silla period, are also on display.
Central Seoul
Near Gyeongbok Palace
Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(02) 398-5241
www.museum.go.kr

AT THE DEPARTMENT STORES

HYUNDAI

Main branch: A selection of summer seasonals are being discounted for the last time this season. One-pieces, tops and T-shirts are up to 50 percent off. Swimsuits by brands like Renoma, Elle and Daks are available from 29,000 won ($25) to 49,000 won. Sunglasses by Escada go for 135,000 won and hats by Countess Mara for 15,000 won. Sandals are on sale from 39,000 won to 50,000 won. The same items are available at other branches as well. Sale ends Sunday.
Southern Seoul, Apgujeong-dong
(02) 547-2233
Cheonho branch: Hundreds of kinds of butterflies and sea life are exhibited here, timed with the Hampyeong Butterfly Festival, ending this Sunday. Also, live insects such as beetles are being sold. Events like dyeing nails with balsam, printing stamps and face painting will highlight the festival.
Eastern Seoul, Cheonho-dong
(02) 488-2233
www.ehyundai.com


LOTTE

Main branch: Women’s wear for year-round use by Cream and Jigott are on sale. Tops from Cream are available from 39,000 won to 49,000 won and leather jackets sell for 349,000 won. Sale ends today.
Central Seoul, Euljiro 1-ga
(02) 771-2500
Ilsan branch: Twenty percent to 50 percent discounts on select items for those with a ticket from Lotte Cinema. Fashion items, except for sunglasses and umbrellas, are 50 percent off, and accessories are 20 percent off. Shoes are discounted 30 percent. The discount is also applicable at other branches with Lotte Cinema until Aug. 31.
Ilsan, Gyeonggi province
(031) 909-2500
www.lotteshopping.com

HOTEL EVENTS

GRAND INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL

To Aug. 31: “Italian Cuisine Promotion.” The Italian restaurant Cafe Espresso presents five risotto dishes. Select from squid ink risotto with prawns, scallops and clams; saffron risotto with porcino mushrooms, asparagus and white truffle oil, and spinach risotto with smoked breast of duck. All risotto dishes are served with a garden salad and olive oil garlic bread. Prices range from 35,000 ($29) won to 37,000 won.
Southern Seoul, Samseong-dong
(02) 559-7616
www.intercontinental.com


LOTTE HOTEL SEOUL

To Aug. 31: “Cool Summer Cocktails.” The Lounge mixes up colorful cocktails including Lady of the Beach, Yellow Parasol, Straw Cap, Caribbean Blue Moon and Iceland Flower, all at 13,000 won per glass.
Central Seoul, Euljiro 1-ga
(02) 317-7131
www.lottehotel.co.kr

SOCIAL CALENDAR

GYEONGJU WORLD CULTURE EXPO

From Aug. 13 to Sept. 23: Leaders of North Gyeongsang province will host an international festival with artists and spectators from around the world that celebrates the diversity of cultures. The event lineup includes song and dance performances, a poetry contest, pottery-making and a parade. Forums and discussions will also take place.
World Culture Expo Park
Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang province
(054) 740-3072
www.cultureexpo.or.kr


YEOSU YOUTH FESTIVAL

From Friday to Aug. 20: To promote fellowship among young people, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and South Jeolla province’s Office of Education co-sponsor a festival geared at teenagers from Korea and abroad. Gaming contests, live music and dance and sports competitions will take place.
Jinnam Sports Park
Yeosu
South Jeolla province
(062) 607-3777
www.yyfestival.com



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