February 2018 Cultural Events

February Cultural events calendar

  • [Seoul Museum of History] < Lunar New Year’s Hanmadang Festival >

    Lunar New Year’s Hanmadang Festival
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 17 (Sat.)
      12:00-16:00
    • ○ Venue : Plaza, Lobby, etc.
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Korean traditional folk performances, traditional games, foods, etc.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-724-0274~6
    • ○ Website : http://www.museum.seoul.kr/
  • [Seoul Grand Park] Lunar New Year’s Hanmadang Festival at Seoul Zoo

    • ○ Dates : Feb. 16 (Fri.) – 18 (Sun.)
      10:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : Zoo Entrance
    • ○ Admission : Adults KRW 5,000
      Teenagers KRW 3,000
      Children KRW 2,000
    • ○ Content : Welcoming 2018, the Year of the Dog, at Seoul Zoo with Korean traditional games, traditional item experiences, and wish writing programs.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-500-7335
    • ○ Website : http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr
  • [Seoul Forest] Lunar New Year’s Festival

    • ○ Dates : Feb. 10 (Sat.) – 18 (Sun.)
      10:00-17:00
    • ○ Venue : Visitor Center
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Five Korean traditional games (yut game, Korean traditional hacky sack, top spinning, pitch-pot, hoop)
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-460-2972
    • ○ Website : http://seoulforest.or.kr/
  • [Namsangol Hanok Village] Beginning of Spring

    [Namsangol Hanok Village] Beginning of Spring
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 4 (Sun.) 11:00-15:00
    • ○ Venue : Main Entrance
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Welcoming the beginning of spring at Namsangol Hanok Village!
      Diverse programs are available, such as the “road play” performance, making spring welcoming messages, eating fresh vegetables, and writing wish notes.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2261-0517
    • ○ Website : www.hanokmaeul.or.kr
  • [DDP] Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Hyundai Live Site “Light Monument”

    Light Monument
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 8 (Thu.) – 25 (Sun.)
      18:00-24:00
      Lighting Show
      18:00-18:08
      19:00-19:08
      20:00-20:08
      21:00-21:08
      22:00-22:08
    • ○ Venue : Miraero Bridge
    • ○ Admission : Free
    • ○ Content : Light beams are projected to symbolize Korean people’s wishes for the success of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2153-0000
    • ○ Website : http://www.ddp.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Animation Center] 365 Days of Animation Character World!

    365 Days of Animation Character World!
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed.)
      Tue. – Sun. 09:00-18:00
      (Closed on public holidays)
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Animation Center
    • ○ Admission : Free(Fee required for some programs)
    • ○ Content : Soul Ani-Cinema, Seoul Cartoon Museum, 4D Virtual Experience Hall, Family Zone (Kid’s Café), voice dubbing experience, animation-imagination, paper toy, forum VR experience, diorama, hallway gallery
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-3455-8341
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • [Seoul Animation Center] Sambakja Cartoon Workshop Painting and Cartoon Making

    Sambakja Cartoon Workshop Painting and Cartoon Making
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed.)
      Tue. – Sun. 10:00-19:00
      (Closed on public holidays)
    • ○ Venue : Zaemirang 4 – Sambakja Cartoon Workshop
    • ○ Admission : KRW 8,000 – 10,000
      KRW 15,000(Cartoon book making (1~2 hours))
    • ○ Content : Illustration painting on canvas (30 min. ~ 1 hour)
      Cartoon book making (1~2 hours)
    • ○ Contact : 82-70-8703-0021
    • ○ Website : http://www.ani.seoul.kr/
  • [Seoul Animation Center] Dubbing Experience, Voice Actor’s Academy

    Dubbing Experience, Voice Actor's Academy
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed.)
      10:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Seoul Animation Center
    • ○ Admission : KRW 5,000 – 10,000
    • ○ Content : In this program, participants can try dubbing the voice of a character in an animation, enjoying favorite animations and exploring professional career paths.
    • ○ Contact : 010-2369-1292
    • ○ Website : https://www.hanokmaeul.or.kr/
  • [Seoul Children Museum] Sweet Peanut Puffs (Family Cooking)

    Sweet Peanut Puffs (Family Cooking)
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 3 (Sat.) – 25 (Sun.)
      Sat. and Sun. 14:00
    • ○ Venue : Cooking Workshop, B1
    • ○ Admission : Admission KRW 4,000
      (Program Fee KRW 10,000)
    • ○ Content : Learning about traditional Korean sweets and making sweet peanut puffs.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-6450-9500
    • ○ Website : https://www.seoulchildrensmuseum.org/
  • [Seoul Folk Flea Market] Traditional Culture Experience Center

    Traditional Culture Experience Center
    • ○ Dates : Feb. 1 (Thu.) – 28 (Wed) 10:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Traditional Culture Experience Center in Seoul Folk Flea Market
    • ○ Admission : Free (Fee required for some programs.)
    • ○ Content : Various traditional cultural hands-on programs including making face masks, lampshades, hand mirrors using traditional paper, creating traditional multicolored wooden roof tiles, decorating wish lanterns, etc.
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-2232-3367
    • ○ Website : http://pungmul.or.kr/
  • Tigers in East Asian Art

    Tigers in East Asian Art
    • ○ Dates : Jan. 26 (Fri.) – Mar. 18 (Sun.) 9:00-18:00
    • ○ Venue : Special Exhibition Gallery (1st floor, Permanent Exhibition Hall), National Museum of Korea
    • ○ Admission : TBD
    • ○ Content : Tiger artwork from Korea, Japan, and China
    • ○ Contact : 82-2-1688-0361
    • ○ Website : https://www.museum.go.kr/