What To Do This Weekend: Friday Specials, A Party, and FINA!

Hello Gwangju!

Did you all miss me? Let’s see what’s happening in our city!

Courtesy of FINA

Friday, July 12th

We’ve all seen the signs, banners, and advertisements for the past couple of years now. Finally though, the wait is over. The 18th FINA World Championships begins today. Events will be held all over Jeollanamdo, including here at Chosun University, Nambu University, and Yeomju Gymnasium. Swimming, diving, and water polo are just some of the events that you will be able to attend. The championships begin today, and go through until July 28th. For complete information, including ticket prices, and venue locations, please go to FINA’s official site. You can also check back here on the blog for updates during the competition. Good luck to all the athletes competing.

Courtesy of Tequilaz

There is a lot that changes in this city, but you can always count on the Friday night specials at Tequilaz. Enjoy their delicious tacos for only 3,000 won each. Enjoy all the cold, draft beer you can for only 15,000 won. Would you rather have cocktails? Take advantage of all you can drink rail cocktails for only 20,000 won. All of these specials run from 9:00 p.m., until midnight, and are cash only please. If you need any other details, please go to their Facebook page here.

Saturday, July 13th

This Saturday the Gwangju-Jeonnam chapter of KOTESOL will hold their monthly meeting. They will feature two great presentations, that will hopefully give you some good ideas for your classroom. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet, and network with fellow teachers. The meeting will take place at Gwangju National University of Education, beginning at 1:45 p.m. The meeting is free to attend, but they do encourage you to become a member. For complete information about the meeting, please click on the link. You can also get more info by going to the chapter’s Facebook page.

Courtesy of the GIC

Another edition of the GIC Talk series will take place today. Gwangju resident Dana Han will continue her lecture series, “Be the Change”. This month’s topic will focus on how compassion can find its way into our lives. The talks are held at the GIC, and they begin at 4:00 p.m. The talks usually last for about an hour. If you would like more details, including the whole calendar for the month of July, please go to their Facebook page here.

Courtesy of Loft 28

It’s time to go back to . . . the 80s, and the 90s this Saturday night at Loft 28! Be prepared to hear a lot of your favorites from when you were growing up, and people actually listened to the radio! Besides the DJs providing quality tunes, you know that there will be some great drink specials as well. There’s always a party going on Saturday nights at Loft 28, and this weekend is no exception. There’s no cover, and the fun will begin at 11:00 p.m. For anymore info that you need, please go to their Facebook page.

Don’t forget!

Art class next weekend!

Second round of auditions coming soon!

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