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Korea Corner Grand Opening



Various speakers


Virtual event


Friday, 29 October, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

Following the 2021 Korea Update, we will be holding the Grand Opening of the new Korea Corner from 4-5pm as a virtual event.

The ANU Korea Institute and the Republic of Korea Embassy in Canberra warmly invite you to the grand opening of the Korea Corner.

The Korea Corner is a new bespoke space in the HC Coombs building on the ANU Acton campus, featuring Korean design details.

It is a dedicated space which represents Korean Studies and Korean culture within the Australian National University. It is open to students, staff and the general public, providing a beautiful venue for Korea-related academic and cultural events and gatherings for faculty, students, residents, and visitors to the Korea Institute.

There will be opening remarks, a virtual Tour, congratulatory Messages and a performance of traditional art from Korea.

Congratulatory Messages

  • Jeong-Sik Kang (Ambassador of Republic of Korea)
  • Simon Haberle (Director, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU)
  • KOZA team (Korea-Australia Alliance)
  • Joanne Kwon (ANU K-pop Club)
  • Ga Yeon Lee (ANU Korean Student Society)

Performance of traditional music from Korea

  • Jocelyn Clark, gayageum (Professor, Pai Chai University)
  • Choi Jinsook, pansori (Yisuja, Important Intangible Cultural Heritage No. 5, Pansori)
  • Shin Seunggyun, drum accompaniment (Yisuja, Important Intangible Cultural Heritage No. 82-4, Namhaean Byeolsingut)

(Image: Scholar's books and things (approx. 1860-1874) , Yi Eungrok (Korean, 1808-after 1874), Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.)

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