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The Korean Culture and Information Service launches a tour of
15 cities around the world with superb exhibitions and
performances related to Korean culture,
including the Hangeul Experiment Project
▲ Beginning with the debut of the Hangeul Experiment Project on April 4 in Warsaw, Poland, the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) of the Ministry of Culture,
Sports and Tourism embarked on a tour of 15 cities around the world with five exhibitions and performance events spotlighting Korean culture.
This program will continue until March next year. The photo above is a snapshot of the Mukhyang (the scent of ink) dance performance presented by the National Theater of Korea.
This world tour consists of two exhibitions and three performances that are designed to show the fundamental beauty of Korean culture: the Hangeul Experiment Project and Korea’s Colored Paintings (exhibitions), and Mukhyang, Double Bill, and K-Maestro (performances).
The tour that began in Poland with the Hangeul Experiment Project co-hosted by the National Hangeul Museum and the Korean Cultural Center in Poland will include a total of 15 cities in 14 countries, including Germany, Austria, and the United States.
The National Hangeul Museum has successfully organized the Hangeul Experiment Project exhibition four times since 2016. This exhibition aimed to promote the value of Hangeul showcases over 30 works of Hangeul design that reinterpret the alphabet as artistic and industrial content in the form of graphic design, furniture, replicated relics, and media art using the creative principle and formative characteristics of Hangeul as themes.
The Korean Cultural Center in Poland hosted the opening ceremony for the Hangeul Experiment Project on April 4. The exhibition will continue until May 31, 2023.
This tour is the first of its kind launched by KOCIS as part of its efforts to support Korean Cultural Centers around the world.
“In response to the growing need for opportunities to experience Korean culture, KOCIS will work to expand opportunities for people worldwide to experience quality Korean culture and art programs.” said Kim Nana, Director of the KOCIS Global Culture Promotion Division.
For more information on the Hangeul Experiment Project, please visit the Korean Cultural Center website.
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