Korean Cultural Center

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Korean Cultural Center
Logo of a Korean Cultural Center
Type Cultural institution
Founded 2009
Founder(s) Korean Culture and Information Service
Area served Worldwide
Focus(es) Korean culture

Korean Cultural Centers are non-profit institutions aligned with the Government of South Korea that aim to promote Korean culture and facilitate cultural exchanges.

The Korean Cultural Center in The Mancor Corporate Center building at 32nd Street in Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila

History[edit]

Starting from 2009, the Korean Culture and Information Service began setting up Korean Cultural Centers around the world.

Overview[edit]

The centers are run by the Korean Culture and Information Service, a subdivision of South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.[1]

Initiatives[edit]

As part of efforts to introduce and spread interest in diverse aspects of Korean culture, the centers have organized many programs under the categories of arts, music, literature, film and cuisine.[2]

List of Korean Cultural Centers[edit]

     Countries with at least one Korean Cultural Center
     South Korea

As of 2013, there are 25 Korean Cultural Centers in 21 countries.[1]

Africa[edit]

Asia and Oceania[edit]

Europe[edit]

North and South America[edit]

Future[edit]

These projects have been announced or are currently under construction. As such, this information may change as the projects move forward.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b KOCIS, Korean Culture and Information Service
  2. ^ "All eyes Turn to Korean Culture in London". The Korea IT Times. Retrieved 20 January 2013.