Go to Main Content

Events & Announcements

A A
  • <Korean Names for Non-Koreans> Winner Announcement

  • SMG 3512
    Your Korean Name is Ready! Korean Names for Non-Koreans Winner Announcement

    To celebrate Hangeul Day(October 9), Seoul Metropolitan Government held event. For the first application period from October 1 to 2, more than 240 people from all over the world including 52 countries applied to get Korean names.
    We selected a total of 11 people out of those who sent us special stories through reviews by the committee of Hangeul associations.

    <A list of the first event(October 1~2) winners>

    Benjamin Hong (hon***@outlook.com) -> 너른솔찬
    Valentin (gor***@yandex.ru) -> 가온찬별
    Camille Boisvert Ko (Cam***@gmail.com) -> 고은결
    Deborah Lynas (deb***@hotmail.com) -> 채울보라
    Silvia Romero (sil***@hotmail.com) -> 라온하련
    Alessandra Fregona (end***@gmail.com) -> 송세울
    Tsukada Megu (meg***@gmail.com) -> 누리아란
    Samuel Potvin (car***@yahoo.ca) -> 금빛찬
    Lepert Marie (Mar***@gmail.com) -> 태보란
    Colin Dowdle (ced***@gmail.com) -> 호연빛
    Helene Dowdle (hcd***@gmail.com) -> 호연솔

    For those selected above, we will send an e-mail to them with the information on their Korean names and the images of their Korean names written by the Mayor of Seoul, Park Wonsoon. The announcement of the winners who applied on Oct. 1-31 was planned on November 20, but it is delayed to the first week of December since the committee review meeting has been postponed. We apologize for the delay and not informing it in advance. The winners who applied on Nov. 1-30 will be announced by the end of December. We will announce the winners via e-mail.

    In considering the keen interest, the city has extended the application deadline to December 7. Anyone interested in having their own Korean name can apply through the link until December 7: https://bit.ly/2rAVbow

    <A list of the second event(October 7~31) winners>

    Владислав Ли (Leeg****@gmail.com) -> 나은슬찬
    Hrunko Aliaksandra (kosa****@naver.com) -> 고은누리
    Hanaa babiker Elhussein Shaa Eldin (Hana****@gmail.com) -> 하나모란
    Uyamai Eljonaid (saha****@gmail.com) -> 우아해
    Carolina Daiana Antonella Castro (asim****@hotmail.com) -> 아름다솜
    Mohsin Al-Mehdar (mohs****@hotmail.com) -> 다이루라
    Verina Fathy (disc****@yahoo.com) -> 누리이든
    Akash Singh (akas****@gmail.com) -> 김나라찬
    Paulina Cabeza (pcab****@uc.cl) -> 서로서연
    Amiel Reyes Pascual (amie****@gmail.com) -> 다온세찬