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Friday: The Yeoksam Global Village and the National Museum of Korea are hosting the “Exploring the National Museum of Korea” program for international residents in Korea to help them understand and enjoy the essence and originality of Korea’s traditions and culture in a more interactive way.

An English-speaking guide will take participants to the permanent exhibition hall of the museum, which is showing “Collections from the Tongil Silla to Goryeo Dynasties.” After the tour, there will be a craft workshop on the making of traditional Korean pottery.

The tour is limited to 15 people. To RSVP, send an email with your name, nationality and phone number to yeoksam@sba.seoul.kr.

Admission is 3,000 won ($2.50).

The tour is from 2 to 5 p.m. and the tour group will meet at 1:40 p.m. at Ichon Station, line No. 4, exit 2.

For more, call (02) 3453-9038~9 or visit global.seoul.go.kr/yeoksam.


Oct. 6: The world renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra will perform at the Korea-Australia 50th Anniversary Amity Concert, which is part of the 29th Korea International Music Festival.

The ACO is led by Richard Tognetti and this concert will feature Korean harpist Na Hun-sun.

The program includes Mendelssohn’s Symphony for String Orchestra No. 10 in B minor; Handel’s Harp Concerto in B flat, Op.4 No. 6, HWV294; Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” Op. 8, Nos. 1-4; and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for String Orchestra in C, Op. 48.

RSVP by Wednesday.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. at Seoul Arts Center, Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 100,000 won.

For more information, call (02) 958-3283 or visit www.austchamkorea.com.


Oct. 6 to 8: The Ministry of Knowledge Economy; Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; and the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (Kotra) have organized a large-scale job fair for foreign students with job openings at more than 40 large- and medium-sized companies.

Participants will have an opportunity to have one-on-one interviews with human resource managers, learn about work visas and attend lectures on job hunting and interviewing.

All participants are required to bring a resume and a cover letter in Korean or English. The job fair will be held on the third floor of the COEX Convention Center, Samseong Station, line No. 2.

It runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, visit jobfair.contactkorea.go.kr.

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