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Czech Cultural Events in Korea – June 2013

Programme of Czech cultural events to be held in the Republic of Korea in June 2013. In cooperation with Czech Centre Seoul.

Goodbye, Jan                                                              22 May - 21 Jun             Seoul

Selection of best photographs of world-wide acclaimed photographer Jan Saudek after the exhibitions´s one-year-long tour in Korea.

More at www.saudek.co.kr, www.saudek.com

Organized by Czech Centre Seoul, and CoA Space

Venue: Czech Centre Seoul                    http://seoul.czechcentres.cz

No entry fee


Jack the Ripper                                                             29 May - 30 Jun             Seognam

New 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 MMusical

Venue:Seongnam Art Center    www.snart.or.kr

Tickets range from 40,000 to 120,000 KRW


North + South Korean films on Czech 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

More athttp://seoul.czechcentres.cz/cs/en/program/event-details/korean-film-poster-art-in-the-czechoslovak/

Organized by Czech Centre Seoul and Korean Film Archive

Venue: Korean Film Archive museum    www.koreafilm.org/museum/introduction.asp

No entry fee


South and North of the DMZ                                       28 Jun – 3 Aug 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 in 1953.

More at http://seoul.czechcentres.cz/cs/en/program/event-details/to-the-north-and-south-of-the-demilitarized-zone/

Organized by Czech Centre Seoul and Embassy of the Czech Republic

Venue: Czech Centre Seoul                    http://seoul.czechcentres.cz

No entry fee



Flower Buds (Poupata)                                                   5 Jun                              Seoul

Winner of 2012 Busan International Film Festival Flash Forward Award, Winner of Czech Lion for the best Czech film of 2011

More at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1741246/

Organized by Czech Centre Seoul and Korean Film Archive

Venue: Korean Film Archive                   www.koreafilm.org

No entry fee, reservation preferred



Czech books at Seoul International Book Fair              19-23 Jun                       Seoul

Leading Czech publishing house Argo takes part at Seoul International Book Fair (booth A38) presenting both their book production as well as most recent translations of Czech literature into Korean

More at www.argo.cz, www.mzv.cz/seoul

Organized by Embassy of the Czech Republic, LTI of Korea

Venue: COEX, Hall A,                           http://www.coex.co.kr/   www.sibf.or.kr


Between Loneliness and Intimacy                                  20 Jun                            Seoul

Launch of Korean anthology of four contemporary theatre plays from Central Europe (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary). Works by Lenka Lagronová, Malgorzata Sikorska-Misczcuk, Zuzana Ferenczová a Csaba Székely will be introduced by their Korean translators Yu Sonbee, Yi Okjin, Kim Kyeyeong and Yu Jinil.

Venue: Czech Centre Seoul                     18:00 hrs                        http://seoul.czechcentres.cz

Registration preferred, first come first serve basis.



Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 4 + Cello concerto    5 Jun                              Seoul

More athttp://www.seoulphil.or.kr/en/perform/concert/detail.do?idx=552

Organized by Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra                    www.seoulphil.or.kr

Venue: Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall  20:00 hrs            www.sac.or.kr

Tickets range from 10,000 to 60,000 KRW


Masterpiece Series with with conductor Jakub Hrůša and hornist Radek Baborák                                                                            21 Jun                            Seoul

More at http://www.seoulphil.or.kr/en/perform/concert/detail.do

Organized by Seoul Philarmonic Orchestra                                    www.seoulphil.or.kr

Venue: Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall  20:00 hrs            www.sac.or.kr

Tickets range from 10,000 to 60,000 KRW


lecture + presentation                           

Han Hŭng-su: a multi-talented but forgotten Korean scholar in Europe

18 Jun                                       Seoul

Lecture given by Ambassador of the Czech Republic Jaroslav Olša, jr. on life and work of forgotten Korean historian who spent many years living in Czechoslovakia

more at http://www.raskb.com/content/han-h%C5%ADng-su-multi-talented-forgotten-korean-scholar-europe

Venue: Somerset Palace                          19:30 hrs.                       www.somersetpalace.co.kr

7,000 KRW non-members, members of RAS KB free



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http://seoul.czechcentres.cz                              www.mzv.cz/seoul

Seogyo-dong 395-19, Mapo-gu, Seoul         1-121 Sinmunno 2-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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