Czech Cultural Events in Korea – July 2013
02.07.2013 / 06:43
Programme of Czech cultural events to be held in the Republic of Korea in July 2013. In cooperation with Czech Centre Seoul.
South and North of the DMZ 3 Jul – 10 Sep Seoul
The 1950s Korea from Sinuiju to Busan on color and b/w photos of Czech members of Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission. Exhibition on the occassion of the 60th anniversary of signing of armistice agreement.
Organized by Embassy of the Czech Republic and Czech Centre Seoul
Venue: Czech Centre Seoul http://seoul.czechcentres.cz
No entry fee
Words Failed Me 7 Jul – 3 Aug Seoul
Solo exhibition of hundred cartoon-like watercolor paintings by Czech-born British artist Michal Klega.
Organized by Space O‘Newwall
Venue: Space O’Newwall http://onewwall.com/contact-2
No entry fee
Art Nouveau and Utopia 11 Jul – 22 Sep Seoul
Exhibition of 220 works of Alfons Mucha (1860-1939), friend of Paul Gauguin, notable Czech artist and one of the creators of art nouveau in Paris at the turn of the century. First retrospective exhibition in Korea.
More at www.mucha2013.com
Organized by Hangaram Art Museum and Mucha Foundation and Culture & Leaders
Venue: Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center http://www.sac.or.kr/eng/Space/space_art.jsp
Tickets 12.000 KRW
Czech-Korean Film Encountres on Art Movie Posters
6 Jun – 1 Sep Seoul
A retrospective exhibition of Czech and Czechoslovak film posters made for both North and South Korean movies from the late 1950s until today
Organized by Czech Centre Seoul and Korean Film Archive
Venue: Korean Film Archive museum www.koreafilm.org/museum/introduction.asp
No entry fee
Welcome to North Korea! (Vítejte v KLDR!, 2008, dir. Linda Jablonská)
11 Jul Seoul
Successful Czech documentary film about a group of travelers on their adventurous „journey into the unknown“, a tour to North Korea. Czech with English subtitles.
Organized by Czech Centre Seoul
Venue: Czech Centre Seoul 18:30 hrs. http://seoul.czechcentres.cz
No entry fee, reservation preferred.
Meeting Kafka (TBA) Seoul
A special event to commemorate 130th anniversary of famous German writing Czech author..Selected short story of Franz Kafka performed as dramatic reading with digital projection.
Organized by Czech Centre Seoul and Spider Company
The Three Musketeers 5–7 Jul Daegu
Korean adaptation of an original Czech musical by Michal David to be performed at Daegu International Musical Festival.
Organized by M Musical Art
Venue:Keimyung Art Center http://kmuartcenter.kr/index.html
Tickets range from 60.000 to 120.000 KRW
Jack the Ripper 16 Jul - 25 Aug Seoul
New Korean adaptation of famous Czech musical by Vašo Patejdl. With Sung Min (Super Junior), Shin Sung Woo etc.
More at www.jacktheripper.co.kr
Organized by M Musical
Venue:D-cube Arts Center http://www.d3art.co.kr/oart/
Tickets range from 60,000 to 120,000 KRW
lectures + presentations
North and South of the DMZ: 1950s Korea in images by early Czechoslovak members of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission
16 July Seoul
Lecture given by Czech journalist Alex Švamberk on life and work of early Czechoslovak contingents of Neutral Nations Supervisiry Commission in between 1953-56. This presentation will be mainly based on presenting rare photographs from both South and North Korea and showing the unedited footage made by these Czechoslovaks.
Venue: Somerset Palace 19:30 hrs. www.somersetpalace.co.kr
7,000 KRW non-members, members of RAS KB free
History of Military Contacts and Ties between the Czechs and Koreans from 1871 to today
24 July Seoul
Lecture given by Czech Ambassador Jaroslav Olša, jr. on rarely known history of military interactions between the Czechs and Koreans which started as early as in 1871, when at least two Czechs were on board of US ships attacking Ganghwa Island. Another more important moments were deliveries of arms to Korean independence fighters by soldiers of Czechoslovak Legion in 1918-20.
Venue: Czech Centre Seoul 18:30 hrs http://seoul.czechcentres.cz
No entry fee, reservation preferred