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[KTO] Celebrate Seollal with the KTO! Lunar New Year Holiday Program Information

  • Date01/31/2013
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In celebration of Seollal (Lunar New Year), the Tourist Information Center (TIC), which is located in the basement level of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) headquarters, will be hosting a special holiday event over a 10 day period.

From February 7-16, 2013, visitors to the TIC can participate in various cultural activities like taking pictures in a hanbok (Korean traditional clothes), traditional tea experience , making bokjumeoni (good luck pouches) and playing traditional folk games such as tuho (arrow throwing), yut-nori (stick tossing board game), and paengichigi (top spinning). The TIC staff will assist visitors with explanations for the programs in Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese.

During this holiday event, the TIC will continue to offer extensive travel information to tourists. In addition to a friendly staff, the TIC features a computer station with free internet access, a Korean Wave Hall, Hansik (Korean cuisine) Experience Hall, Medical Tourism Promotion Center, travel agency, traditional souvenir shop, an auditorium, and other tourist information resources.

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Period: February 7(Thu)-16(Sat), 2013
Venue: KTO Headquarters B1 Tourist Information Center, Jung-gu Seoul-si
Event Schedule



Hanbok (Korean traditional clothing) Experience


Joseon Dynasty Royal Court Clothing Experience


Handcraft Experience (making BokJumeoni)

09:30–16:30 (14 times)

Korean Folk Games experience

(11:00–20:00 on the first day (Feb.7)/
09:00-17:00 on the last day (Feb.16))

Traditional tea experience

13:00-17:00 (Feb 7-10)

Traditional calligraphy experience

13:00-17:00 (Feb 11-16)

- Jonggak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 5, turn right after cross the Cheonggyecheon stream. KTO is the second building on the left.
- Euljiro 1-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 2 Walk straight 350m turn right at the Cheonggyecheon stream (don’t cross it) and KTO is the second building on the left.

How to participate: Free of charge. Walk-ins welcome (No reservations required)
Facebook Event page:
Inquiries: +82-2-729-9497~9 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Tourist Information Center (TIC)

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