Korea kultuuriklubi / Korean Culture Club
The aim of the UT Korean Culture Club is to unite fans of Korean culture, so we can introduce and promote different aspect of Korean culture together. Events take place thoughout the academic year.
The activities of the culture club are administered by the UT College of Foreign Languages and Cultures, more specifically - the Department of the languages of the Asian Region. The project is supported by the Academy of Korean Studies and the Korean Embassy in Finland.
17 February at 16:00, Venue: Lossi 3-307
Hanbok: The Art of Wearable Paper
Hanbok is the traditional attire of the Korean people. This time, we will make an artistic paper Hanbok you can even wear!
Moderator: Jason Mario Dydynski (Paper artist). See his Facebook fanpage.
- 3 March at 16.00, Venue: Jakobi 2-130
Korean Calligraphy on the Traditional Fan
Learn the art of Korean calligraphy and write your name on a traditional folding fan in Korean!
Moderators: Elisabeth Rips, Roland Schimanski
- 24 March at 16.00, Venue: Jakobi 2-130
Playing Korean Games
Enjoy Korean culture by playing four traditional games: Tuho, Jeggi, Yutnori, Gonggi!
- 21 April at 16.00, Venue: Kalevi 24 (Tartu Üliõpilasmaja)
1st Korean Language Drama Festival in Tartu
Whether you are a theatre-lover or someone who wants to improve their Korean language skills, you are welcome as both a performer and audience as well!
- You can use an existing Korean drama script (an abridged edition or one-several scenes from the original Korean script or English translation) or create a new Korean script.
- Choose a type of script: your own creation in Korean / adaptation of a Korean script / English translation of a Korean script
- Choose a genre: theatre style drama (mainly acting) or musical (combining dance, singing and acting)
- Number of performers: 1-10 and up to seven assisting crew members (ex. director, playwright, light, sound, costume, stagehands if necessary)
- Duration: short (5~10 min), medium (10~20 min) or long (20~30 min)
Fill your performance application here by April 4th!.
All participants (cast and crew) will receive a complimentary gift and we'll have a vote for the audience's favourite act!
- Preliminary date and time: Friday, May 19 at 16.00
Cooking Korean Food
Learn to cook delicious Korean food!
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- 16 December at 14:00, Venue: Jakobi 2-114
The 2nd Korean Speech Contest in Tartu
Submit your application here.
Deadline for the submission of applications: December 2, 2016
Qualification of Applicants: Estonians and Foreigners in Estonia whose mother tongue is not Korean
- The relation between Korea and Estonia
- The Korean Culture and Society
- The most important thing in my life
The length of the speech is 5 minutes per participant.
The participants need to memorize their speech.
- Content and organization
- Grammar and vocabulary
- Pronunciation and fluency
- Manner of presentation
- 25 November at 16:00, Venue: Jakobi 2, rooms 129 and 130.
Korean traditional 'Ganggangsullae' dance and 'Hanbok' clothing origami!
Learn about one of the most well-known traditional Korean dances and practice making the traditional Korean clothing 'Hanbok' out of paper.
- 21 October at 14:00-15:30, Venue: Assembly Hall at Hugo Treffner Gymnasium, Munga 12
The 1st K-Pop Dance Festival in Tartu!
Submit your solo or group application here.
Deadline for the submission of applications: October 7, 2016
*Gift: All participants (Performers) will receive a complimentary gift.
- 30 September at 18:30, Venue: Lossi 3-307
Korean Movie Night "A Werewolf Boy"
Starring Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Young, is a 2012 South Korean film written and directed by Jo Sung Hee. The movie became the biggest hit melodrama in Korean cinematic history.
*Subtitles in English