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  • August 2014 Cultural Events Calendar

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    Seoul Open Night 2014
    Jul.25(五)-

    Aug.3(Sun)
    9:00~21:00
    Seoul Plaza,
    Cheonggye Plaza, etc.
    Open House Seoul
    (Tour of major facilities and cultural facilities in Seoul),
    Seoul Music Festival (Citizens’ Concert, Orchestra with
    Explanations, Rock-in Seoul, etc.), Culture & Imagination Project,
    Sangsang + (Seoul Square Family Camping, Culture Date, etc.).
    http://www.seoulopenweek.com
    6939-7890

    Concert for Youth
    《 Summer Classics》
    Aug. 8 (Fri) 19:00/
    Aug. 9 (Sat) 17:00
    Sejong Grand Theater For three years (2009 ~ 2011),
    No.1 performance in the rate of paying audience among classic
    programs of Interpark and Sejong Center for the Performing Arts.
    A classical concert with an intriguing story,
    making it an ideal way to spend a midsummer’s night.
    R Section: 30,000 won, S Section: 20,000 won,
    A Section: 10,000 won,
    B Section: 5,000 won

    http://www.sejongpac.or.kr
    399-1114

    Seoul Philharmonic
    Orchestra:
    A Concert in
    Celebration of the
    69th Anniversary
    of the Liberation
    of Korea
    Aug.15 (Fri)
    19:00
    Sejong Grand Theater A free concert held in commemoration of the 69th anniversary
    of the liberation of Korea (Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3
    /Tchaikovsky, Excerpts from Symphony No. 6, etc.).

    Online registration from 2pm on Jul. 29 (Tue)
    on the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra website


    http://www.seoulphil.or.kr
    3700-6300

    Ode to the
    West Small Gate
    Aug. 7 (Thu) –
    Oct. 31 (Fri)
    Weekdays:
    9:00~20:00
    Weekends and
    holidays:
    9:00~19:00
    (Closed on
    Mondays)
    Special Exhibition
    Hall A,
    Seoul Museum
    of History
    An exhibition that highlights the historicity and the locality of the
    Seosomun area, where major roads and the Chilpae Market
    were located in the Joseon Dynasty and which became a sacred
    site of martyrdom as Catholicism spread throughout Korea.

    http://www.museum.seoul.kr
    724-0154

    Opera Matinee
    《 The Elixir of Love 》
    Aug. 19 (Tue)
    Aug. 19 (Tue)
    11:00
    Sejong Chamber Hall A chance to see and learn about “The Elixir of Love,”
    a comic opera composed by Gaetano Donizetti,
    a master of Bel Canto Opera.
    R Section: 25,000 won, S Section: 20,000 won
    http://www.sejongpac.or.kr
    399-1114

    WETA Workshop
    Fantasy Exhibition
    “The Return
    of the Emperor”
    Jun. 6 (Fri) –
    Aug. 17 (Sun)
    10:00-21:00
    (Final
    admission
    at 20:00)
    DDP Education
    Space Design
    Exhibition Hall
    Showcases the unique creations of the Weta Workshop,
    including works by prominent artists
    who gained worldwide acclaim for creating special effects
    in films such as King Kong,
    Avatar, and the Lord of the Ring series.
    Adults: 15,000/ Middle and High school students: 10,000/
    Children (ages 4-12): 8,000/ Seniors over 65: 6,000 won
    http://www.ddp.or.kr
    1688-2046
    Bio-Digital
    City Exhibition
    Aug. 5 (Tue)
    – Aug. 17 (Sun)
    9:00-21:00
    B1 Citizens’
    Plaza,
    Citizens’
    Hall
    An exhibition put on by architects
    and artists to showcase architecture,
    installation art, videos, and other artworks about life,
    nature, and modern technology.
    http://www.seoulcitizenshall.kr
    739-5810
    2014
    Digi Fun Art Festival
    Aug. 19 (Tue) –
    Aug. 30 (Sat)
    Weekdays
    9:00-21:00
    Weekends
    9:00-18:00
    (Closed on
    Mondays)
    1st Fl.
    Special
    Exhibition Room,
    Seoul Metropolitan
    Library
    Showcases about 350 popular mobile digital artworks
    from PENUP, Love and Art, and the winners of Digi Fun Contest
    http://lib.seoul.go.kr
    2133-0245
    Multifarious
    Appearances
    of Ten Thousand
    Things –
    From Things
    to Beings
    Jun. 10 (Tue)
    – Aug. 10 (Sun)
    Tue-Fri:
    10:00-20:00
    Sat., Sun.,
    and holidays:
    10:00-18:00
    NamSeoul Living
    Arts Museum
    An exhibition that explores the boundary and point of dissolution
    between art and non-art through the many things
    we see in our daily lives.

    http://sema.seoul.go.kr
    598-6246
    The Butcher’s
    Shop in Seoul
    Jun. 28 (Sat) ~
    – Sep. 14 (Sun)
    9:00~19:00
    (Closed on
    Mondays)
    Special
    Exhibition Hall,
    Cheonggyecheo
    n Culture Center
    An exhibition about the Majang Meat Market,
    the largest meat market in Korea,
    where “Majang Meat” was born.
    2286-3404