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Monthly Event Calendar

  • October 2015 Cultural Events Calendar

  • Monthly Event Calendar SMG 2708


    Event Period Venue Admission Details Contact
    Turn Off the TV and Let’s Go Out!
    (Subtitle: To Dad, Who Only Sits and Watches TV)
    September – December Seoul Metropolitan Government website (www.seoul.go.kr),
    Seoul Culture Portal (culture.seoul.go.kr), and
    Seoul Cultural Headquarters website (sculture.seoul.go.kr)
    Free A program featuring three-minute videos and citizen culture newscasters who introduce affordable and informative events and exhibitions around Seoul. 2133-2549
    2015 (8th) Seoul Book Festival –
    “Hey Libe! Hang Out With Me!”
    Oct. 23 (Fri) – 25 (Sun)
    10:00 – 18:00
    Seoul Plaza, Seoul Metropolitan Library (Open Library) Free A book festival with over 200 participating libraries and publishing companies. The festival program includes lectures by writers, discussions, book talks, and performances.

    The Night of Seoul Sep. 19 (Sat.) – Nov. 10 (Tues.) 09:00 – 18:00 Seoul City Hall, Sky Plaza Gallery Free An exhibition of artworks that express the passion of citizen’s lives based on the theme of the dynamic nightlife of Seoul in places such as Bukchon and Samcheong-dong.

    The 11th Gwanghwamun International Art Festival – Ode to Gwanghwamun Oct. 21 (Wed.) – Nov. 2 (Mon.) 11:00 – 20:00 Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Art Hall, Sejongno Park Free GIAF, a visual arts festival held in Gwanghwamun! 399-1114
    Opera Matinee Carmen Oct. 13 (Tues.) 11:00 Sejong Chamber Hall R Seat: KRW 30,000,
    S Seat: KRW 20,000
    A concert featuring performances of “Habanera,” “Les Toreadors,” and other familiar songs from Bize’s last opera, Carmen, with commentary. 399-1000
    2015 Seoul Architecture Festival Oct. 8 (Thurs.) – Nov. 8 (Sun.) 10:00 – 19:00 Former National Tax Service Annex, Namdaemun Free A festival based on the theme of citizen participatory urban renewal and featuring a program that includes an opening ceremony, PechaKucha presentations, architectural culture tours, open house, and architecture academy.
    The festival’s exhibition program features a variety of works, including Seoul Architecture Prize-winning works.

    Animal Habitat Cultural Festival Oct. 5 – Oct. 25
    (Every Saturday and Sunday)
    13:00 – 18:00
    Seoul Grand Park Free
    (Admission fee for the zoo paid separately.)
    A world tour at the zoo! Experience the habitats of animals from all around the world through performances, events, and a stamp tour! 500-7335
    2015 Forsythia Children’s Song Contest Oct. 24 (Sat.) 16:00 Yongsan Art Hall, Grand Theater Mir Free An event for families who love beautiful children’s songs. 3473-0056