The KORUS HOUSE
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2009 Culture of Gyeongsangbuk-do
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Opening Reception and Activities:
Wednesday, May 6 @ 6:00pm
KORUS House and the Korean Embassy are pleased to invite you to experience the regional cultural diversity of Korea at 2009 Culture of Gyeongsangbuk-do, an exhibit highlighting the crafts and traditions of North Gyeongsang Province. A free, public opening reception with cultural activities and presentations will be held at KORUS House on Wednesday, May 6 starting at 6:00 pm (please RSVP--see below). Families are welcome.
Located along the Korean Peninsula���s Southeastern coast, North Gyeongsang Province is the ancient home of the Silla Kingdom and today boasts many of Korea���s treasured cultural properties. Among the crafts featured at KORUS House are traditionally dyed fabric patchworks and clothing (Hanbok), ceramics, tree-carved sculptures (Jangsung), a Korean tea ceremony, Mulberry tree paper making (Hanji), and wooden performance masks of Andong village. North Gyeongsang Province also includes Dokdo, the rugged islets that are Korea���s easternmost territory in the East Sea, which will be introduced in a brief presentation. This event is organized by the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Handicrafts Cooperative with support from the Gyeongsangbuk-do Provincial Government.
~ Korean Appetizer Buffet will be Served ~
Admission is free and open to the public.
Please RSVP with number of guests to:
Hyeyoon ���Jamie��� Chung | [address removed] | (202)[masked]
Parking at the KORUS House is first-come-first-serve, and guests are welcome to use available spaces in the small lot directly adjacent to the building. Public transportation or local street parking is also available, and the KORUS House is a short 10-minute walk from the Dupont Circle metro station.
The KORUS House
2370 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008
Embassy of the Republic of Korea