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2003.09.03 EventCalender

Sept 02,2003
HOTEL EVENTS

GRAND INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL

To Sept. 30: “Chuseok Gift Sets.” The hotel’s Deli Shop presents gift sets for Chuseok, Korea’s Thanksgiving. A rib-eye and tenderloin set accompanied by a bottle of red wine, baked potatoes and vegetables is one of the items available. A smoked salmon set featuring two bottles of French wine, Maxim coffee, aromatic teas and assorted cheeses is on sale. Prices range from 150,000 won ($130) to 390,000 won. Some wine gift sets cost from 45,000 won to 160,000 won.
Southern Seoul, Samseong-dong
(02) 559-7653
www.intercontinental.com


GRAND HYATT SEOUL

From Sept. 7 to 14: “Happy Chuseok Packages.” This holiday package includes one night’s deluxe accommodation for two persons, coupons for free drinks at J.J. Mahoney’s, free use of the sauna, gym and pool, 10 percent discounts at restaurants, and special Chuseok celebratory activities. Prices range from 165,000 won to 205,000 won.
Central Seoul, Mount Namsan
(02) 797 1234
www.grandhayattseoul.co.kr

SOCIAL CALENDAR

EUMSEONG SPICE FESTIVAL

Sept. 25: Eumseong promotes its local crop of chilis at this hoedown, which brings townspeople and outsiders together. The event lineup includes a cooking contest, Mr. and Miss Chili contest and a chili-chopping contest.
Eumseong
North Chungcheong province
(043) 872-4101~6


LECTURE ON FILIAL PIETY

Tomorrow: The Royal Asiatic Society sponsors a lecture by Dr. Sergey Kurbanov, an associate professor of oriental and Asian studies and director of the Center for Korean Language and Culture at St. Petersburg State University in Russia. The lecture’s title is “Filial Piety as a Universal Phenomenon of Korean Culture and Society.”
Auditorium of the Korea National Tourism Organization
Central Seoul, Jonggak Station, Subway Line No. 1, exit 5
Begins at 7 p.m.
(02) 763-9483
www.RASkorea.org

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

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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