Media City Seoul, Celebration for Seoul's 600th Birthday

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Media City Seoul, Celebration for Seoul's 600th Birthday

From August 2 to October 31, 'Media City Seoul,' an event to celebrate Seoul's 600th Birthday, will be held at Seoul City Art Gallery and City Museum, which are both located in the park near Kyunghee Palace.

For this event, 229 top-rate curators and artists from inside and outside Korea, such as Paik Nam-june, will participate, showing off their skill and art work. The art pieces will also be exhibited in 13 subway stations and on 42 billboards so that people can easily view and appreciate the pieces.

This exhibition is unique in the sense that it is interactive. One art piece displays an cartoon of a tiger when someone roars in front of it.

The budget for 'Media City Seoul' is estimated at 1 billion won.

For more information, call 02-772-9841-8 or go to www.media.seoul.org.

by Ko Soo-suk

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