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Foundation Activities Calendar February 2007 - April 2007

February 2007

Sejong 2007 U.S. TourJanuary 22-November 11

International Sejong Soloists, a string ensemble of young Korean musicians, will perform a concert tour of major cities in the United States.
VenueFlorida, New York, and other locations in the U.S.
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Korean Traditional Music Performance in Central AsiaJanuary 30-February 6

Support will be provided for Korean traditional dance performances in Central Asia.
Venue Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Invitation of Batbayar Bat-ErdeneFebruary 8-15

Batbayar Bat-Erdene, President of Northeast Asian Association, Mongolia, will visit Korea as a guest of the Foundation's Invitation Program
Venue Seoul and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


"Exploring Korea 2007" in Czech Republic February 1-December 31

The Czech-Korea Society will stage a variety of events as part of an "Exploring Korea 2007" program, including a third Czech-Korea Night, screening of Korean films, and special lectures on Korean Culture.
Organizer Czech-Korea Society

Venue Naprstek Museum, Ponrepo Cinema, Charles University (Prague), and National Gallery of Prague, Czech Republic
Contact Korean Studies Department


Korea Society Joint-Conference on the "Future of R.O.K.-U.S. Relations"February 2

A conference to discuss the prospects of Korea-U.S. relations will be held with the attendance of former U.S. ambassadors to Korea, former Korean ambassadors to the U.S., and other representatives from the academic and political sectors
Co-organizers Korea Society and Security Management Institute (SMI)
Venue Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul, Korea
Contact Korean Studies Department


Round-table Conference on Religious Dimensions of Korean ConfucianismFebruary 9-10

A conference on Korean Confucianism, which includes the participation of
scholars and graduate students from the U.S. and Korea, will be held to discuss such topics as Korea? acceptance of Confucianism and religious aspects of Korean Confucianism.
Organizer Center for East Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.
Contact Korean Studies Department


Korean Arts Performance for ARCO2007 February 15-19

Support will be extended for Korean art performances at ARCO 2007 in conjunction with various events being held to commemorate Korea's participation as guest country of this international festival of contemporary arts in Spain.
Venue Spain
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Seminar for Next-Generation Korean Studies Scholars of IndiaFebruary 20-21

A seminar on Korean Studies will be held for young Korean Studies scholars from leading Indian universities, including Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University
Organizer Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, India
Contact Korean Studies Department


Workshop for Korean Language Educators in IndiaFebruary 23-24

A workshop on Korean language education will be held for instructors at Indian universities with the support from the Foundation.
Organizer Department of East Asian Studies, Delhi University, India
Contact Korean Language Department


"Elastic Taboos Within the Korean World of Contemporary Art" Exhibition at Kunsthalle WienFebruary 23-June7 10

Foundation assistance is being extended to a contemporary Korean art exhibition "Elastic Taboos within the Korean World of Contemporary Art," which will be presented at Kunsthalle Wien, Austria.
Venue Vienna, Austria
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Photo Exhibition to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Independence of the PhilippinesFebruary 24-March 31

Organizer Philippine Embassy in Seoul
Venue Gallery Nuri, KF Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea
Contact KF Cultural Center


Classical Chamber Music Performances in JapanFebruary 25-28

At the invitation of Japan Cubic, the Jeong Nong Ali Hoi will present traditional Korean music performances in Japan
Venue Osaka, Japan
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Completion Ceremony for 2006 Diplomat Fellows 2006February 28

Co-organizers Korea Foundation and Language Education Institute, Seoul National University
Venue Hoam Faculty House, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Contact Korean Language Department



March 2007


Yonsei-KF Korean Studies ForumMarch-June

Korean Studies forum will be held at Yonsei University for the exchange of ideas and building of networks among scholars and students of Korean Studies. This forum will be persented in English
Venue Millennium Hall, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Contact Fellowship Program Department


Sogang-KF Korean Studies ForumMarch-June

Korean Studies forum will be held at Sogang University for the exchange of ideas and building of networks among scholars and students of Korean Studies.
This foum will be presented in Korean.
Venue Kim Dae Gun Hall, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
Contact Fellowship Program Department


Invitation of Felipe GonzalezMarch

Felipe Gonzalez, President of the Global Progress Foundation of Spain, will visit Korea as a guest of the Foundation's Invitation Program
Venue Seoul and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


Break Dance Performances at Vibraphonic Festival 2007, in Exeter, U.K.March 2-18

Support will be provided so that a Korean B-boys team, Last for One, can participate at the Vibraphonic Fesival 2007, at Exeter, U.K.
Venue Exeter, U.K.
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Reception to Welcome 2007 Diplomat FellowsMarch 5
Co-Organizers Korea Foundation and Language Education Institute, Seoul National University
Venue (To be determined)
Contact Korean Language Department


Tea Ceremony Music Performances at Auckland Festival AK07March 8-24

Foundation assistance will be provided to the Society for New Composition in Korean Traditional Music for its performances of tea ceremony music and dance at the Auckland Festival
Venue Auckland, New Zealand
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Invitation of Valentine Smyntyna,March 10-17

Valentine Smyntyna, Rector of Metchnikoff Odessa National University, Ukraine, will visit Korea as a guest of the Foundation's Invitation Program
Venue Seoul and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


Exhibition "Graphic Travel"March 14-31

Organizer Russian Embassy in Seoul
Venue Gallery Areum, KF Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea
Contact KF Cultural Center


Invitation of Next-Generation Leaders from Latin AmericaMarch 20-27

Young leaders of Latin America will be invited to Korea to meet and promote exchange with their Korean counterparts and respective specialists
Venue Seoul and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


Workshop for Korean Language Educators of South AsiaMarch 22-25

A workshop will be held to improve the effectiveness of Korean language
instructors at universities from Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, and other South Asian countries
Co-organizers Korea Foundation and International Association of Korean Language Education (IAKLE)
Supporter University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University-Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
Contact Korean Language Department



April 2007


Invitation of Presidents of RAUKApril

Presidents of Novosibirsk State University and Irkutsk State University, members of the Association of Russian Universities Offering Korean Studies (RAUK), will be invited to Korea to discuss matters of mutual concern with the Foundation, and visit academic and cultural organizations as well as cultural and historic attractions.
Contact Korean Studies Department


Reception to Welcome 2007 Korean Language Training FellowsEarly April

Organizer Korea Foundation
Venue (To be determined)
Contact Korean Language Department


Korean Art Exhibition at the Museum of Asian Art, GreeceApril 1-August 31

A special exhibition of 26 Korean paintings, on loan from the Korea University Museum, will be presented at the Museum of Asian Art, Greece.
Venue Greece
Contact Culture and Arts Department


"Korean House / The Way of Living" Exhibition in Finland April 2-December 31

An exhibition of traditional Korean houses and everyday objects and crafts will be held at the Museum of Cultures, National Museum of Finland
Venue Finland
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Seminar on Traditional Martial Arts in the WorldApril 7-15

Hudecz Ferenc, President of ELTE University, Hungary, will visit Korea as a guest of the Foundation's Invitation Program
Venue Seoul and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


Performance of "Spartacus" Ballet in RussiaApril 8-15

The Korea National Ballet Company and the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre will stage a joint performance of "Spartacus" in Russia.
Venue Russia
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Invitation of Ugo PapiApril 9-15

Ugo Papi, Vice-Secretary of Democrats of the Left Party, Italy, will visit Korea as a guest of the Foundation's Invitation Program
Venue Seoul and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


"Unknown Capitals" ExhibitionApril 12-May 1

Organizer Association Capitales Inconnues
Venue Gallery Nuri, KF Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea
Contact KF Cultural Center


Korean Traditional Dance Performances at 2007 Virginia International TattooApril 13-15

The Foundation is supporting the dispatch of the Chung-Ang Dance Troupe of Chung-Ang University to the 2007 Virginia International Tattoo to present traditional percussion music and dance and for joint performances with the Korean Military Band
Venue Virginia, U.S.
Contact Culture and Arts Department


Invitation of Next-Generation Leaders from Southeast AsiaApril 24-May 1

Young leaders of Southeast Asian countries will be invited to Korea to meet and promote exchange with their Korean counterparts and respective specialists
Venue Seoul and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


International Conference on "10 Years after Asian Financial Crisis: Changes and Continuity"April 26-17

A conference will be held to analyze the impact of eight Asian countries' policies to overcome the financial crisis of 1997-98 on their politics and economy, evaluate the effectiveness of such measures, and identify lessons to be learned
Venue Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Seoul, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


13th International Seminar on the Geographical Name of the East SeaApril 26-28

Support is being provided for the International Seminar on the Geographical Name of the East Sea, which is designed to heighten international awareness of the historical justification for use of the "East Sea" name.
Venue University of Vienna, Austria
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


2007 Seminar on Traditional Martial Arts in the World4. 28 ~ 5. 6

An international seminar and general meeting of the World Martial Arts Union will be held, with the participation of 32 member countries.
Venue Chungju and other cities, Korea
Contact Intellectual Exchange Department


Contact

Intellectual Exchange Department
02-3463-5613 |intellectual@kf.or.kr
Culture and Arts Department
02-3463-5615 |cultural@kf.or.kr
Korean Studies Department
02-3463-5612 |studies@kf.or.kr
Korean Language Department
02-3463-5784 |language@kf.or.kr
Fellowship Program Department
02-3463-5614 |fellow@kf.or.kr
KF Cultural Center
02-3789-5600 |kfcenter@kf.or.kr