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Essentials with JD # 299 **CULTURE DAY ACTIVITIES TODAY 문화가 있는 날 **

Today is Culture Day in Korea – this happens every last Wednesday of the month with the aim of giving citizens more opportunities to engage in local cultural programs around them.


“ The program, which began in January 2014, aims at helping South Koreans more easily enjoy cultural events by offering various benefits including discounts for entrance fees at museums, sports games, movies, theaters and exhibitions on the last Wednesday of the month, which is dubbed Culture Day. “ – Korea Times


Here are some of the programs happening around you today



Tuning one instrument is a challenge- tuning 100 instruments from all over the world is a feat!

100 performers from 11 countries, including a Korean choir, harmonize their traditional sounds together TONIGHT! Catch the <Asian Traditional Orchestra> at ACC Theatre 1!

2017 Asian Traditional Orchestra

  1. 30 August 19:00 – 21:00 (KST)

Free entrance and No booking needed.







Yangrim Dong Salong is also underway tonight ~ lots of cultural events and lots of cool cafes and food in the program



Free movie at the Gwangju Theater and tonight they are showing the Swedish Film Let me in.


Go out and enjoy the weather and free events