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[Korea] Free Seollal Holiday Events in Seoul

  • Date02/08/2013
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Photo Credit: Seoul City Hall

During the Seollal (Lunar New Year) holidays, which fall on February 9-11, 2013, major cultural and recreational facilities in Seoul will be holding special events.

Seoul History Museum, Seoul Baekje Museum, and Seoul Museum of Art will host folk game experience programs and special exhibitions, while Seoul City Hall will hold folk game experience programs, balloon art, face painting, and Classical music concert.

Seoul Grand Park, Cheonggyecheon Plaza, and Dream Forest (북서울 꿈의 숲) will also set up a folk game zone. Moreover, Seoul Grand Park will hold acoustic guitar concerts and hand puppet shows in its Green House Plant Garden.

All events are free of charge.

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Date & Time

Seoul History Museum,

Folk games, puppet show, traditional dance performance, Seollal food & international food tasting

Feb. 10, 2013, 11:00-17:00

Seoul Baekje Museum

Folk games, pungmul (farmer’s quartet), fusion gugak (Korean traditional music) performance

Feb. 10, 2013, 13:00-17:00

Seoul Museum of Art

< NEW & NOW 2012 >
Exhibition of newly acquired artworks

Feb. 9-11, 2013, 10:00-18:00

Seoul Museum of Art - Nam Seoul

< The Korean Alphabet: the Art of Inspiration and Interaction >

Feb. 9-11, 2013, 10:00-18:00

City Hall

Folk games, balloon art, face painting, performances

Feb. 9-11, 2013, 09:00-21:00

Seoul Grand Park,

Folk games

Feb. 9-11, 2013, 11:00-17:00

Acoustic guitar performance, hand puppet show

Feb. 9-11, 2013, 13:00, 15:00

Dream Forest (북서울 꿈의 숲)
Cheonggyecheon Plaza
World Cup Park
Seoul Forest
Children’s Grand Park

Folk games

Feb. 9-11, 2013, 10:00-17:00

※ Details are subject to change.

Participation fee: free
* Entrance fees to Seoul Grand park - 3,000won (adults), 2,000won (teenagers) 1,000won (children)

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Seoul History Museum (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Seoul Museum of Art (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Seoul Grand Park: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Seoul Baekje Museum (Korean, English)
Seoul Metropolitan Facilites Management Corporation (Korean, English)

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