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  • 2016 Support Project for Foreign Community Cultural Events

  • Culture & Tourism news SMG 5385

    Seoul city is holding 「2016 Foreign Residents’ Community Culture Festival Contest」to stimulate community activities and cultural events for foreign residents, and to provide opportunities to experience diverse world culture for citizens in Seoul. Selected festival will be supported by the city of Seoul with up to 6 million won, which is targeted to be within 80% of the total expense.

    2016 Seoul Support Project for
    Foreign Community Cultural Events

    1. Eligibility : Foreign cultural events to be held during 2016 in Seoul

    ❍ Cultural events hosted by a foreign embassy or foreign community group

    ❍ Cultural events hosted by a private organization

    2. Subsidy Amount

    ❍ Partial support for event expenses (up to 80% of total expenses may be covered)

    ❍ Maximum subsidy amount is limited to 6 million Korean won

    3. Application

    ❍ Period : 2016. 2.11(Thu) ~ 2.19(Fri), 18:00

    ❍ ocuments to Submit : Application Form, Self-introduction to the Organization, Detailed Event Plan

    ※ Please download the Application Form from the SMG website (www.seoul.go.kr) or the Seoul Global Center’s website (global.seoul.go.kr)

    ❍ How to Apply : By e-mail

    ❍ Where to Apply : Multiculturalism Division, Seoul Metropolitan Government

    4. Other (All submitted documents will not be returned)

    ❍ Following the criteria for selection, one event per country will be chosen, where non- cultural exchange events such as private internal events, club events, and fundraising events will be excluded from consideration for support.

    ❍ Events that have been selected will receive a notification, and special arrangements regarding each event will be made respectively.

    ❍ More than one event per country may be selected in certain circumstances. (e.g. for events celebrating two countries’ diplomatic ties) Also, arrangements regarding the date, time, and venue of all events will be discussed and decided upon with the Seoul Metropolitan Government. (All events have to be held before November.)

    ❍ After examining the financial statements from each event, and determining that there are no problems, the grant will be provided within 30 days after the event.

    Application Form


    Photos of 2015 Festival

    ▲ Nepal ‘Day Market for Earthquake Restoration’ ▲ Cambodia ‘Cambodia-Korea Culture Friendship Festival’
    ▲ Brazil ‘Brazil Day Festival’ ▲ Russia ‘Million Roses’