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2003.08.21 EventCalender

Aug 20,2003
MUSEUM EVENTS

MUSEUM OF KOREAN MODERN LITERATURE

Works representing the finest of Korean modern literature are on display, including Korea’s earliest published book of poetry, compiled by poet Kim Eok. Around 480 volumes of some of Korea’s most famous full-length novels are also on exhibit.
Central Seoul
Near Dongguk University
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(02) 2267-4857
www.kmlm.or.kr


NATIONAL FOLK MUSEUM

“The Trace of Korean Costumes in Living Culture” exhibits both the practical and ceremonial beauty of Korean clothes. Trends in attire dating as far back as the Unified Silla Kingdom, as well as clothes with a decidedly more modern look, made of different fabrics, are being displayed.
Central Seoul
Near Gyeongbok Palace
Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(02) 734-1346
www.nfm.go.kr

AT THE DEPARTMENT STORES

LOTTE

Jamsil branch: Gift items for Chuseok, Korea’s Thanksgiving, are on sale for early shoppers. Dry snacks are available from 114,000 won ($95) to 256,500 won. A corvina set goes for 266,000 won and hams for 28,500. Korean beef costs 280,000 won per 3.6 kilograms (8 pounds). Sale, which begins tomorrow and continues to Aug. 30, is also taking place at other Seoul branches.
Southern Seoul, Jamsil
(02) 985-2233
Main branch: So-called “crossover” fashion, which can be worn both in and outside of the workplace, is growing in popularity. Skirts by crossover brands like Must Be, At Mark and Cocoa start at 100,000 won, and pants from 100,000 won to 120,000 won. Tops start at 150,000 won. Shoes by Buffalo are on sale for 153,000 won.
Central Seoul, Euljiro 1-ga
(02) 771-2500


GALLERIA

Apgujeong branch: Chuseok gift items are on sale starting today. Beef is available from 500,000 won to 700,000 won. A set of choice mangos from Jeju island sell for 280,000. A 1.8-kilogram bag of anchovies sells for 360,000 won. A French champagne bottle with two glasses goes for 580,000 won. A package of golden kiwis costs 30,000 won. A set of coffee glasses is available for 42,000 won. Advance purchases are discounted up to 10 percent. Sale is also taking place at other branches.
Southern Seoul, Apgujeong
(02) 3499-4114
www.galleria.com

HOTEL EVENTS

LOTTE HOTEL

To Sept. 6: “Worldwide Celebrities Table.” The Schoenbrunn restaurant features seven menus beloved by celebrities who have visited. Tournedos Rossini, sauteed goose liver with caramelized brown sauce, organic salad with balsamic vinegar and oil, roasted rack of lamb with port wine sauce and watercress salad, and pan-grilled filet of sea bass with tomato fondue and basil sauce are some recommended by celebrities such as Guus Hiddink, Korea’s former national soccer coach, former French President Francois Mitterand, the actress Sophie Marceau and Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Prices range from 12,000 won ($10) to 140,000 won.
Central Seoul, Euljiro 1-ga
(02) 317-7181
www.lottehotel.co.kr


BUSAN MARRIOTT

Ongoing: “Family Buffet.” The restaurant Seascapes presents a variety of international dishes that all family members can enjoy. Lunch is available from Monday to Saturday for 27,000 won. Dinner is available from Sunday to Thursday for 31,000 won. They are serving complimentary soft drinks as well as draft beer.
Haeundae Beach
Busan
(051) 746-8265
www.echosunhotel.com

SOCIAL CALENDAR

JEJU BAND FESTIVAL

To Wednesday: The pipe music of Jeju island is the main attraction of this festival, which is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The event lineup includes performances, exhibitions, parades, seminars and parties.
Jeju beaches and other area locales
Jeju island
(064) 750-7583~4
www.chejusbf.or.kr


BRAZIL SAMBA CARNIVAL

To Sept. 14: Performances by Brazilian samba dancers and Latin bands take place at this shindig, sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy in Seoul. European, South American and Korean dishes are served. Daily concerts and performances run from 7 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are 3,000 won ($2.50) for high school students and those younger and 5,000 won for audience members over age 19.
Expo Park
Daejeon
(042) 866-5131
www.scientopia .co.kr



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