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Deadline: March 27, 2022
Source: instagram.com/koreanet_official/

Recruiting volunteers for Royal Culture Festival

The largest cultural heritage festival in Korea with the beautiful five palaces, Jongmyo Shrine, and Sajikdan in the background. Thank you for applying to the recruitment of ‘Gung-dongi’ who will make the 2022 Spring Palace Culture Festival together.

The Royal Culture Festival, an event organized by the Cultural Heritage Administration, is recruiting volunteers for its spring edition set for May 14-22.

To be held at Seoul's five main palaces, Jongmyo Shrine and Sajikdan Altar, the festival features a variety of programs and performances showcasing the royal culture of the Joseon Dynasty.

Both Koreans and ex-pats fluent in Korean are welcome to apply, and speaking another language like English, Japanese or Chinese is a major plus.

The volunteer will 1) assist in planning and conducting workshops, 2) help on-site operations of festival programs, 3) create promotional content and online promotions, and 4) provide on-site guidance and interact with spectators. 

Recruitment period

2022.3.10 (Thu) ~ 3.27 (Sun) until 24:00

How to Apply 

Apply by March 27 through this link (also linked in koreanet_official Instagram bio!) https://forms.gle/rtDgLfJykBYE2Hfs5

Inquiry

  • Court Culture Festival Volunteer Person in Charge: 02-3210-4618 (Weekdays 11:00 ~ 16:00, lunch time 12:00 ~ 13:00)
  • Email: royalculture1@chf.or.kr
  • For more information, visit the festival's official website (www.chf.or.kr).

Deadline: May 27, 2022
Source: kulturkorea.org

PARK DAE SUNG <眞景時代 : THE ETERNAL>
PARK DAE SUNG <眞景時代 : THE ETERNAL> (image credit: kulturkorea.org)

PARK DAE SUNG <眞景時代 : THE ETERNAL>

Duration: March 26, 2022 - May 27, 2022

Vernissage: Friday, March 25, 2022 / 6 p.m

Location: Korean Cultural Center, Leipziger Platz 3, 10117 Berlin

Admission: free

TO THE REGISTRATION FORM

PARK DAE SUNG <眞景時代: THE ETERNAL>

The Korean Cultural Center in Germany is presenting the solo exhibition from March 26 to May 27:

“眞景時代: THE ETERNAL (TRUE-VIEW ERA: THE ETERNAL)” BY ARTIST PARK DAE SUNG.

The exhibition, which will be shown during Berlin Gallery Weekend 2022 (April 29-May 1), takes us through Park's art world, which continues the existence of Korean painting. It provides an insight into Korean "Ink Landscape Painting" and was designed to create a place where Korean art can be experienced in an impressive way.

The patron and former chairman of the Samsung Group, Lee Kun-hee († 2020), has bought many of the artist's works and also promoted him abroad. Park is also held in high esteem by the younger generation, as illustrated not least by the visit to the exhibition by rapper RM from the K-pop band BTS.

The exhibition, which will be shown in Germany in the run-up to a major US tour this year and next, was organized in cooperation with the Seoul art gallery Gana Art.

The vernissage will take place on Friday, March 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the premises of the Korean Cultural Center. The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Dr. CHO Hyun Ock, will open the exhibition.

*Please note the current Corona regulations (2G-Plus):

  • All visitors are vaccinated or recovered
  • All visitors are also tested daily OR have a booster vaccination
  • The evidence must be digitally verifiable (QR code)
  • It is mandatory to wear an FFP2 mask when seated/ standing

"Sosan" Park Dae Sung (b. 1945) first attracted the attention of the art world when he won the grand prize of the 2nd Joongang Art Prize for <Sangrim> in 1979. Since then he has had numerous solo and guest exhibitions in Korea and abroad, at which he presented his new work, including an exhibition by invitation at Galerie Farina in Cologne in 1987.

Sosan has been brush-in-hand since the age of five and is now credited with modernizing Korean painting by transitioning from traditional landscape painting to what is known as Uigyeong landscape painting, an art form he developed over the 70 years of his career with a unique style and point of view.

He has also recently experimented with still lifes, applying a unique calligraphy style, and despite his age continues to explore various artistic approaches to landscapes.

The continuous basis of Sosan's lifelong painting is his unshakeable self-discipline and perseverance, which allows him to invest "25 hours a day" in painting. The resulting masterpieces make it what it is today.

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