Korean Culture Day 2013

image: calligraphyThe Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies will host Kore­an Cul­ture Day activ­i­ties staged by stu­dents and fac­ul­ty of the Depart­ment of East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures and the Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Cen­ter on Fri­day, March 15, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Drop in and enjoy a host of activ­i­ties, includ­ing tra­di­tion­al per­cus­sion music called samul nori (사물놀이); tra­di­tion­al brush cal­lig­ra­phy; tak­ing pic­tures wear­ing tra­di­tion­al Kore­an cloth­ing (han­bok 한복); games such as chegich’agi (제기차기), a foot-shut­tle­cock game, ttakchich’igi (딱지치기), a Kore­an fold­ed-paper flip­ping match, and kong­gi (공기), Kore­an jacks; and mak­ing ttŏkpok­ki (떡볶이), spicy rice cakes.

Kore­an Cul­ture Day is spon­sored and sup­port­ed by the Col­lege of Lan­guages, Lin­guis­tics and Lit­er­a­ture, the Depart­ment of East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures, the Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Cen­ter, the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies, and Pala­ma Supermarket.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact Prof. Mary S. Kim (maryskim@hawaii.edu) or Prof. Dong-Kwan Kong (dongkwan@hawaii.edu).