|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|