Getting to know Korea better through Public Events of the Korean National Intangible Cultural Properties
The 'English Guided Tour' is a language helper. It was voluntarily designed to promote Korean intangible cultural heritage (ICH) to foreigners in Korea by the Center for Intangible Culture Studies (CICS), a UNESCO accredited ICH NGO. The free English translation service from September until November (one event per month) will be preliminarily run this year. CICS, the ICH expert, recommends three for this trial. The service will include guiding the event. No entry fee, but except the translation you should bear your travel expenses yourselves. To prevent Covid-19, wearing face masks, checking body temperature, avoiding physical contact, and sanitizing hands will be required. Please apply for the event you want first. The following detailed information will help you get to the event venue.
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Joined Craftsmanship Performance of Korean National Intangible Cultural Properties (Jeonju)
Rare opportunity to experience Korean national crafts masters' practice at one place. They will show you how to make traditional things themselves. No entry fee. Hat made of horse hair(No.4), carving(No.35), archery(No.47), furniture making(No.55), hinge making(No.64), headband made of horse hair(No.66), inner cap made of horse hair(No.67), clothes making(No.89), pottery making(No.96), metal type printing(No.101), wood carving(No.106), paper making(No.117). Join the event and you will hear more about it.
The Buddhist Ritual, JinKwansa SuRyukjae (No. 127) of sending off lonely spirits of the deceased to Pure Land (Seoul)
Monks at the JinGwansa Temple in Seoul perform the biggest Buddhist ritual. The temple used to be in charge of the ritual of the royal palace on a large scale during the early Joseon Dynasty but since then it has been continuedly performed among the public. The event lasts two days but we will watch the beginning part of the first day, which is important scene of the event. No entry fee. Join the event and you will hear more about it.
Korean Royal Cuisine (No.38) of the Joseon Dynasty (Seoul)
The living heritage of the Korean royal cuisine from the Institute of Korean Royal Cuisine shows many different styles of the royal cuisine during the Joseon Dynasty by season or by occasion. You will take part in a cooking program to experience Korean royal cuisine during the event. No entry fee. Join the event and you will hear more about it.