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KF Activities I
Recent Activities

Clay, Fire and Beauty – Masterpieces in Ceramics from the V&A
March 14-June 23, 2008
The exhibition which reflected the history of world ceramics was successfully concluded after a three-month showing at the KF Cultural Center.

Global Speakers Forum
June 4/5, 2008
In conjunction with the Royal Institute of International Affairs and Oxford University, the Foundation presented two sessions of its Global Korea Speakers Forum, with National Assemblyman Park Jin and Foundation President Yim Sung-joon as the guest speakers, respectively.

Performance Tour of Traditional Korean Dance in Central Asia
June 11-23, 2008
Chae Hyang-sun Chungang Dance Troupe was dispatched to Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan to stage performances of traditional Korean dance.

Workshop for Korean Language Educators in Europe
June 15-28, 2008
Some 50 Korean language professors and full-time lecturers at European universities gathered at Ankara University, Turkey, to discuss issues related to the development of Korean language education in Europe.

Korean Studies Workshop for Educators of English-Speaking Countries
June 19-July 2, 2008
Secondary school teachers of history/social studies, education administrators, and textbook writers from the United States, Australia, and New Zealand were provided with an opportunity to acquire firsthand knowledge about Korea.

KF Concert for Foreigners: ‘The Garden in Early Summer’
June 21, 2008
This year’s KF concert for foreigner presented traditional Korean music, infused with elements of Western music, and original jazz works played with traditional Korean musical instruments.

Samulnori Performance at Essaouira Gnaoua World Music Festival in Morocco
June 26-July 2, 2006
Pungmul troupe Molgae participated in the Essaouira Gnaoua World Festival and also staged a performance at Casa Blanca.

Sogang-KF Korean Studies Forum
June 26, 2008
Cho Kyu-hoon, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Classics & Religious Studies, University of Ottawa, delivered a presentation on “Conceptualization of Religion in a Global Society.”

13th Annual Conference of American Association of Teachers of Korean
June 27-29, 2008
Korean language professors and lecturers at U.S. universities gathered to present papers and discuss issues related to the development of Korean language education in the U.S.

Invitation Program
June 2008
Fernando Lugo, president-elect of Paraguay; Rudiger Wolfrum, President, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea; Sanjar M. Karimov, Head of the Representation Office in Tashkent, Forum of Culture and Arts Uzbekistan Foundation; Sin Aleksandr Chensanovich, Deputy General Director of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, in Ukraine; Next-generation Leaders from Thailand; Gokou Celestin TEA, President, University of Cocody-Abidjan; Walid Shoukair, Managing Director, Al Hayat Newspaper; Aisake Saro, Fiji Mahogany Trust; Suren Zolyan, Rector, Yerevan State Linguistic University; Nextgeneration Leaders from Indonesia; Dato Ismail, Vice Chancellor, University Brunei Darussalam; Sammak Mohammad, Secretary General, Muslim Christian Committee for Dialogue.

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