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Today: The National Theater of Korea is hosting a traditional Korean music concert by inviting highly qualified musicians from Korea.

The concert intends to provide quality performances at low prices to publicize and popularize the country’s traditional music. It is usually difficult to attend performances by the National Gukak Orchestra at this price.

There will be free drinks and rice cakes to complement visitors’ concert experience.

The concert costs 10,000 won ($9.43) for all seats and tickets are available at www.ticketlink.co.kr.

The concert will be held at 11 a.m. at the Haeoreum Theater of the National Theater of Korea.

Go to Dongguk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6.

For more information, call (02) 2280-4114 or visit www.ntok.go.kr.


Thursday and July 28: Yeoksam Global Village is offering a class for foreigners who are interested in making baenet jeogori, which is traditional clothing for newborn babies.

Unlike other regular jeogori, or a gown, baenet jeogori has no collars.

It is made to keep babies warm and to help with blood circulation. Participants should take two classes on this and next Thursday to complete one piece of clothing.

One session will take two hours - from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

One class costs 5,000 won.

RSVP by sending an e-mail to yeoksam@sba.seoul.kr with your name, nationality and a phone number.

The class will be held at the Yeoksam Global Village Center.

Go to Gangnam Station, line No. 2, exit 1.

For more information, call (02) 2453-9038 or visit http://global.seoul.go.kr/yeoksam.


July 27: The Seoul International Women’s Association has organized a networking event for working women. SIWA defines working woman as both women who are dedicated to raising a family or dedicated to a career, or even balancing both. This group is designed for SIWA members and their friends who cannot attend its monthly coffee mornings.

This social networking event is held regularly on the third Thursday evening of every month, so those who are tied up at work can still have the opportunity to mingle with people.

This month’s gathering will be held at a restaurant called Berlin in Itaewon from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 8 p.m.

SIWA members will only have to pay for their own dinner and drinks, but there’s a 10,000 won participation fee for nonmembers, excluding dinner and drink charges.

Go to Itaewon Station, line No. 6, exit 1.

RSVP by July 26 by sending an e-mail to workingwomensnetwork@siwapage.com.

For more information, visit www.siwapage.com.

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