Seoul Arts Center

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Seoul Arts Center
예술의 전당
Seoul Arts Center.jpg
Established 1988
Location Nambusunhwan-ro 2406
(700 Seocho-dong), Seocho-gu
Seoul, South Korea
Type Art center
Director Shin Hyeon-taek
Website sac.or.kr/eng
Seoul Arts Center
Hangul
Hanja 殿
Revised Romanization Yesurui Jeondang
McCune–Reischauer Yesurŭi Chŏndang

The Seoul Arts Center is an arts complex in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, in South Korea. It consists of five main buildings: the Opera House, with three auditoriums; the Music Hall, with two concert halls; the Hangaram Art Museum; the Hangaram Design Museum; and the Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum.[1]:94[2] The Opera House is built in a shape resembling the traditional Korean bamboo hat called gat.[2]

The center is home to the Korea National Ballet, the Korea National Opera, the Korean Symphony Orchestra, the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company and the National Chorus of Korea.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin Zatko (2011). The Rough Guide to Seoul. [London]: Rough Guides. ISBN 9781405380003.
  2. ^ a b Jonathan Gilbert (editor) (2012). Michelin Green Guide South Korea. London: Michelin Apa Publications. ISBN 9782067182554.