Korean Culture Day 2017

Korean Culture Day promoThe stu­dents of the UH Manoa Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Cen­ter will stage their annu­al Kore­an Cul­ture Day pro­gram at the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 10, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The free pro­gram – open to all – offers oppor­tu­ni­ties to play tra­di­tion­al Kore­an games such as chegich’agi, a foot-shut­tle­cock game, and kong­gi, Kore­an jacks; try on tra­di­tion­al cos­tume, or han­bok; and try a turn at brush cal­lig­ra­phy in Kore­an. Sam­ples of Kore­an food will also be available.

The Kore­an Lan­guage Flag­ship Cen­ter, part of the Depart­ment of East Asian Lan­guages and Cul­tures, is a con­cen­trat­ed pro­gram to pro­duce grad­u­ates with advanced lan­guage skills. Oth­er spon­sors of Kore­an Cul­ture Day include the Han­woori Club, the Fran­cis A. and Bet­ty Ann Keala Fund in Arts and Sci­ences, Pala­ma Super­mar­ket, Fab­ric Mart, Alo­ha Dryclean­ers, Ohana Pacif­ic Bank, Kukui Food Inc., Tony Moly, and the Hawaii Chris­t­ian Church.

For more infor­ma­tion about Kore­an Cul­ture Day 2017, con­tact Pro­fes­sor Mary S. Kim (maryskim@hawaii.edu) of the Depart­ment of East Asian Lan­guages. For pho­tos of last year’s Cul­ture Day fes­tiv­i­ties, fol­low this link.