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2003.09.01 EventCalender

Aug 31,2003
MEDICAL HELP

INTERNATIONAL SOS

Language assistance in coordinating emergency medical services available from 20 multilingual operators. Phones operate 24 hours a day.
Central Seoul, Hannam-dong
(02) 790-6783


CHA HOSPITAL INTERNATIONAL CLINIC

Primary focus is on ob-gyn and pediatric care for foreigners. Services in English and Japanese available.
Southern Seoul
Gangnam district
(02) 3468-3113

HOTEL EVENTS

GRAND INTERCONTINENTAL SEOUL

From Sept. 1 to 30: “Pine Mushroom Menus.” The hotel’s restaurants are featuring a selection of pine mushroom menus. At Hangawi, enjoy Korean-style pine mushroom and jellyfish with mustard sauce, and pine mushroom rice with bean paste in stone pot. Hakone serves Japanese-style broiled and fried pine mushroom and even pine mushroom sushi. At Emerald Sea, enjoy Chinese cuisine featuring pine mushroom in braised shark’s fin and braised pine mushroom with sea cucumber.
Southern Seoul, Samseong-dong
(02) 559-7613, 7620,7623
www.intercontinental.com


LOTTE HOTEL SEOUL

From Sept. 1 to Oct. 31: “Pine Mushroom Autumn Specialties. Japanese restaurants Benkey and Momoyama, Chinese restaurant Toh Lim and Korean restaurant Mugunghwa feature eight seasonal menu selections that include the pine mushroom course, pine mushooms on rice and porridge, pine mushroom in stone pot and broiled pine mushrooms with salt.
Central Seoul, Euljiro 1-ga
(02) 317-7051,7031,7101
www.lottehotel.co.kr

SOCIAL CALENDAR

GEUMSAN GINSENG FESTIVAL

From Friday to Dec. 7: Geumsan, a location known for producing ginseng, is holding a festival to celebrate its product’s rich culture. Planned events include traditional prayers to mountain gods to watch over townspeople and keep crops thriving, as well as traditional musical performances. Visitors will receive free blood pressure screenings. Medications made from ginseng as well as ginseng dishes will be available for purchase. Also not to be missed is the Ms. Gingseng contest.
Geumsan Insam Complex
Exhibition Hall
Geumsan, South Chungcheong province
(041) 754-2724
www.insamfestival.co.kr


SEOUL COMPUTER CLUB

Second Saturday of the Month: The Seoul Computer Club invites people of all backgrounds to share their knowledge of and experience with computers and the Internet. They offer the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of software, hardware and Internet sites.
Seoul United Service Organization, Central Seoul, Yongsan, near Samgakji Station, line No. 4, exit No. 10
Begins at 2 p.m.
www.seoulcc.org

RELIGIOUS SERVICES

PROTESTANT

YOUNG NAK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Chungmuro, (02) 2273-6301
International worship services in English are offered on Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. and Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. Located downtown next to the Baek hospital and the Jungbu police station. Take subway line No. 3 to Chungmuro Station and use exit 5.


BUDDHIST

LOTUS LANTERN INTERNATIONAL BUDDHIST CENTER
Sogyeok-dong, (02) 735-5347
Buddhist ceremonies in English on Sundays at 6 p.m. Meditation classes Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Buddhism class in English on Thursday at 7 p.m. Classes in English on Korean Buddhism offered on Fridays at 6:15 p.m. Located close to Anguk Station on subway line No. 3, exit 1.



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