Make a Cultural Connection Through the Arts

Make a Cultural Connection Through the Arts

If you want to make an emotional connection with a country, experience their native arts. Attend a performance, view an exhibit, make the most of the learning center.

At the Seoul Arts Center in Seocho-dong, near Nambu station in Seoul, visitors can immerse themselves in Korean art, with interactive and multimedia exhibits for a multi-sensory experience.

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Learn Something New in Insadong

Learn Something New in Insadong

Although Insadong has become a bit of a tourist trap, I still enjoy going there because you never know what you'll encounter or discover. Art exhibits showcase local talent, performances enrich understanding of cultural traditions, protests give insight into current affairs, and shops show artisans at work on their crafts. It's a fun, inspiring place to spend an afternoon. 

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Get Yourself Invited to a Modern Korean Wedding

Get Yourself Invited to a Modern Korean Wedding

Like cultures around the globe, Koreans mix modern with traditional elements in a typical wedding ceremony. The emphasis is on the joining of two people and formalizing a tie between two families. Weddings are similar in format to a western-style wedding, but there are enough differences to warrant a little commentary.

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