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  • Bukchon Traditional Culture Center to Recruit Students for Spring Semester

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    Seoul’s Bukchon Traditional Culture Center will recruit students for ‘Traditional Culture Courses’ and ‘Citizens’ Independent Courses’ for the spring semester starting in March for the learning of Korean traditional crafts and life creation.

    The ‘Traditional Culture Courses’ will offer courses to be taught by professional lecturers in 14 fields including traditional arts/painting/sound and contemporary crafts, etc., and anyone interested in traditional culture can sign up for the program.
    The course consists of five classes in the field of traditional crafts (Grasses & straw craft, knot art, Gyubang craft, the seven treasures handicraft, life embroidery), six classes in the field of traditional culture (Gayageum, practical folk art, literary paintings, Korean folk painting, calligraphy, Dakjongi doll), and three classes in the field of contemporary crafts/culture (leather crafts, hanbok doll quilt, calligraphy) for a total of 14 classes.
    All classes will be held once a week for three months, while continuously accepting applications during the period, and tuition is KRW 50,000 per month with a separate fee for materials.

    The ‘Citizens’ Independent Courses’ will be led by competent citizen lecturers in areas closely related to daily life including life creation, health, and neighborhood humanities.
    The course consists of eight classes in the field of life creation (Sketches of Bukchon village scenery, Korean floral arrangement, my own hand-sewn designer brand, my own crochet props, traditional props for our baby’s first birthday table handmade by moms, life embroidery, drawing the Four Gracious Plants, aroma crafts), two classes in the field of health (tea ceremony class with hanok, Bukchon hanok meditation), and one class in the field of neighborhood humanities (writing easy and fun book reviews) for a total of 11 classes.
    All classes will be held once a week for six months, while continuously accepting applications during the period, and tuition is KRW 30,000 per month on average with a separate fee for materials.

    Registration and related inquiries
    Bukchon Traditional Culture Center: 82-2-741-1033
    Seoul Hanok Portal: http://hanok.seoul.go.kr

    2019 Spring Semester Schedule of Traditional Culture Courses (March-May)

    2019 Spring Semester Schedule of Traditional Culture Courses (March-May)
    Category Anbang Sarangbang Daecheong Maru Byeoldang
    Mon Afternoon Calligraphy      
    Tue Morning Literary Paintings   Gyubang Craft  
    Tue Afternoon Literary Paintings   Gyubang Craft  
    Tue Night Literary Paintings   Life Embroidery  
    Wed Morning Daum Society for Cultural Energy Grasses & Straw Craft Seven Treasures Handicraft Hanbok Doll Quilt
    Wed Afternoon     Seven Treasures Handicraft Hanbok Doll Quilt
    Thu Morning Dakjongi Doll      
    Thu Afternoon        
    Thu Night Practical Folk Art Knot Art Korean Folk Painting Calligraphy
    Fri Morning Practical Folk Art     Calligraphy
    Sat Morning Gayageum   Knot Art Leather Crafts

    ※ Morning: 09:30-12:30, afternoon: 14:00-17:00, night (Tue, Thu): 19:00-21:00
    ※ Three-month course, KRW 50,000 monthly tuition (separate costs for materials)

    2019 Spring-Summer Semester Schedule of Citizens’ Independent Courses (March-August)

    2019 Spring-Summer Semester Schedule of Citizens’ Independent Courses (March-August)
    Category Education Center Lecture Room 1 Education Center Lecture Room 2
    Tue Morning 10:00-12:00 Writing Easy and Fun Book Reviews 10:00-12:00 Sketches of Bukchon Village Scenery
    Tue Afternoon 14:00-17:00 Korean Floral Arrangement    
    Tue Night 18:00-21:00 Bukchon Hanok Village Meditation    
    Wed Morning 10:00-12:00 Traditional Props for Our Baby’s First Birthday Table Handmade by Moms 10:30-12:00 Tea Ceremony with Hanok
    Thu Morning 10:00-12:00 My Own Aromatic Interior Prop-making    
    Thu Afternoon 14:00-17:00 Drawing the Four Gracious Plants    
    Thu Night 18:30-20:30 My Own Aromatic Interior Prop-making 18:30-20:30 My Own Crochet Props
    Fri Morning 10:00-13:00 Life Embroidery – Wild Grass Embroidery (Advanced) 10:30-12:00 My Own Hand-sewn Designer Bag
    Fri Afternoon 14:00-17:00 Life Embroidery – Wild Grass Embroidery (Beginner)    

    ※ Contact information for lecturers of Citizens’ Independent Course will not be disclosed by request of lecturers.
    ※ Six-month course, KRW 30,000 monthly tuition (separate costs for materials)

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    Traditional Culture Courses
    Traditional Culture Courses Work Exhibition of Traditional Culture Courses
    Citizens’ Independent Courses
    Citizens’ Independent Courses Work Exhibition of Citizens’ Independent Courses