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 throughout the academic year.
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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 initiation of the project and the events held during the academic year 2016/2017 were supported by the Academy of Korean Studies and the Korean Embassy in Finland.
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Let's join together and play various traditional games like Tuho, Jeggi, Yutnori, Gonggi, Biseok-Chigi, Paengii to enjoy this day and learn more about Korean culture.
Chuseok, also known as Hangawi, is a harvest celebration and one of the most important holidays in Korea. This year, Chuseok falls on October 4!
*Moderators: Kristina Piksar, Eliza Podburtnaja
Previous events in 2017/2018:
"Secret Reunion" is a 2010 South Korean spy thriller film directed by Jang Hoon, and one of the highest grossing Korean films of 2010.
*Subtitles in English
*Moderator: Roland Schimanski
The number of participants per workshop is limited. Please sign up by writing to keeled [ät] ut.ee.
21 April at 16.00, Venue: Kalevi 24 (Tartu Üliõpilasmaja)
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!
- 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 - deadline extended until April 10th!.
16.20 1st performance “K-drama expectation vs reality” by The 2 Moderators
16.35 End of first performance
16.40 2nd performance “Away from my star” by Skilli Vanilli Entertainment
17.00 End of second performance
17.05 3rd performance “The sound of your heart” by The Time We Had
17.15 End of third performance
17.20 4th performance “Taxi” by The Weird Students
17.40 End of fourth performance
17.50 Thanking the participants
18.15 Participants will eat food and cake
18.15 Drama Quiz about old and new dramas
19.00 - 21.00 K-pop dance party!
All participants (cast and crew) will receive a complimentary gift and we'll have a vote for the audience's favourite act!
Enjoy Korean culture by playing four traditional games: Tuho, Jeggi, Yutnori, Gonggi!
Moderators: Kristina Piksar, Eliza Podburtnaja
Learn the art of Korean calligraphy and write your name on a traditional folding fan in Korean!
Moderators: Elisabeth Rips, Roland Schimanski
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.
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 Topics: - 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
Learn about one of the most well-known traditional Korean dances and practice making the traditional Korean clothing 'Hanbok' out of paper.
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.
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*Entrance: FREE