Opening Ceremony of Hanbok Culture Week 2019 Set for October 2nd in Gwangalli

The 2019 Hanbok Culture Week, hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and organized by the Hanbok Promotion Center, will open in Gwangalli, Busan, on the 2nd of October.

The event, which will be held under the theme of “Every day as Hanbok, Hanbok as every day,” is aimed to help visitors experience a variety of hanbok culture without any form of constraints.

The Hanbok fashion show, which will be held with the opening ceremony, will feature a variety of traditional and modern hanbok by designers in Busan to suit the status of the nation’s No. 2 city in the hanbok industry.

Hanbok Culture Week 2019 will take place from October 2 to 6 nationwide

After the opening ceremony, Hanbok culture week events will be held in 11 cities across the country, including Bokchon in Seoul, Suwon, Yangpyeong, Jeonju, Yeongam, Gwangju, Daegu, and Gimpo.

Various events such as fashion shows, exhibitions, and talk shows will be held at each venue.

To promote the beauty of hanboks worldwide, various hanbok related programs, including a hanbok sponsorship at the BIFF opening ceremony, hanbok exhibition, hanbok experience booth with photo zone and hanbok related market will be featured during this year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) from October 3 to 12.

Event Information

Opening Ceremony – October 2

Venue: Gwangalli Beach Stage

Topic video 19:00-19:04 2019 Hanbok Culture Week Theme Video
Opening Declaration 19:04-19:06 Moderator Opening Notice and Greeting
Opening address 19:06-19:09 President, Korea Craft & Design Foundation
Welcome address 19:09-19:12 Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Congratulatory address 19:12-19:15 Busan City
Awards 19:15-19:20 Hanbok Cultural Achievement Award
Hanbok Fashion Show 19:20-19:40 Han bok! Walk the sea
Performance 19:40-20:10 Lynn, Forestella


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