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  • Seoul Hosts 2019 Jeong-dong Culture Night—Come and Enjoy Your Evening in Jeong-dong, the Cradle of Korea’s Early Modern History

  • Culture & Tourism news SMG 1350

    Seoul will be hosting 2019 Jeong-dong Culture Night this year on October 25 (Fri.) and October 26 (Sat.). During the event, visitors can feel the mood of the autumnal night through the nocturnal programs that will lead them through the history and culture of Jeong-dong, an arena for Korean early modern history.

    Jeong-dong Culture Night is one of Seoul’s representative nighttime events. During the event, historical and cultural facilities, such as the cultural heritages and museums that are clustered in the Jeong-dong region, will be open into the evening. ▴ Performances, ▴ exhibitions, ▴ special lectures, ▴ experience programs, ▴ a stamp tour, ▴ guided tours, and more will take place in these facilities.

    This year, under the slogan, “Time Travel in Jeong-dong,” the programs in operation will take visitors on a trip through time to the period of modern enlightenment in Jeong-dong.

    During the 2019 Jeong-dong Culture Night, 26 historical and cultural facilities, including Deoksugung Palace, Jeong-dong Theater, Ewha Museum, Appenzeller Noble Memorial Museum, Seoul Anglican Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Nicolas, Seoul Museum of History, Donuimun Museum Village, and more, will be open into the nighttime.

    Most of all, performances of colorful genres will take place during the event period in various spots in Jeong-dong. These performances, which will be held in major cultural facilities and institutions, will provide visitors with countless sights to see.

    A variety of exhibitions are being held in the museums located in the Jeong-dong area. Why not take an excursion to these exhibitions during Jeong-dong Culture Night this autumn?

    Fun experience programs for everyone also await guests. Let’s go experience the culture of the period of modern enlightenment, get a taste for the locality of Jeong-dong, and have a uniquely fun time while learning history through trendy games and AR escape rooms.

    Photos of Jeong-dong Night Walk

    Photos of Jeong-dong Night Walk
    A performance at Deoksugung Palace A band concert
    A performance at Deoksugung Palace A band concert
    A performance at Jeong-dong Theater A photo zone of Jeong-dong Night Walk
    A performance at Jeong-dong Theater A photo zone of Jeong-dong Night Walk
    A participatory program for citizens A costume experience on Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway
    A participatory program for citizens A costume experience on Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway
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