From left, Minister Lim Hye-sook, provided by the Ministry of Science and ICT)
◇ The Ministry of Science and ICT (Ministry of Science and ICT) held the ‘2021 Annual Conference for Women Scientists and Engineers’ at the Science and Technology Center in Gangnam-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 18th, and Mihee Lim, Prof. ) and Moon Ae-ri, Professor of Pharmacy at Duksung Women’s University (professional department), gave the ‘Woman Science and Technology Person of the Year Award’.
Daejongsa of the Jogye Order of the Jogye Order. Provided by Jogye species
◇ In the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, for three months from the 19th, 2,000 monks at 100 seafarers across the country will practice for the east coast. Jongjeong Jinje Daejongsa issued a bill of payment for 18 days. “True doubts flow for a month or a year, and then, in the moment when you suddenly look at things, the topic of discussion is shattered. Then you will be able to cross the world side by side with all the Buddhas and monks.”
From left: Oh Hyung-jin, CEO of Daegun Chamber Choir, Jin-taek Jeong, Executive Vice President of Hanwha General Insurance, Gwi-ae Yang, Chairman of the Seol Won-ryang Cultural Foundation, Jeong-ho Baek, Chairman of Dongsung Chemical, Hee-in Noh, CEO of Jinsung Tech, Young-ho Kim, Chairman of Ilshin Textile, Chairman Park Young-joo, President of Kun Industry Park, Tae-young Park, Director of Culture and Arts Policy Department of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Hee-geun Kim, President of Mecenat Korea Association, Jeong-hwa Oh, Managing Director of Amorepacific, Wang-jun Lee, Chairman of Myongji Medical Foundation, Dae-hwan Jang, Chairman of Maekyung Media Group, Jong-kwan Park, Chairman of Korean Culture and Arts, Jun-hee Han, Executive Vice President of Samsung SDI, Chairman Oh Ji-cheol of Heart-Heart Foundation, Hong-pil Ahn, Executive Director of KT&G Scholarship Foundation. Provided by Mecenat Association
◇ The Korea Mecenat Association held the ’22nd Mecenat Awards’ awards ceremony on the 17th and delivered the Mecenat Awards, a presidential commendation, to Amorepacific (Chairman Suh Kyung-bae). The Cultural Contribution Award (commendation from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism) was awarded to the KT&G Scholarship Foundation; Heart-Heart Foundation received.
Provided by the Cheonggyecheon Euljiro Conservation Association
◇ The Cheonggyecheon Euljiro Conservation Coalition will be held online and offline in the Cheonggyecheon-Euljiro area (Ipjeong-dong Ironworks Alley, Euljiro Nogari Alley, etc.) until the 31st of the new month. Through various programs such as performances, reading performances, tours, and screenings, the stories of the people who have made Cheonggyecheon-Euljiro are informed to the citizens. We are recruiting for project tumblr sponsorship until the 5th of the new month. You can participate through the link (tumblbug.com/cheongyecheon). Until December 18, twice a week (Friday and Saturday), 10 people per session are conducting a field trip around Cheonggyecheon-Euljiro (Supyo-dong, Ipjeong-dong, Forest-dong workshops).
Go Bae Man-sil textile craftwork. Provided by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
◇ The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (Director Beom-mo Yoon) recently received a total of 12,900 pieces of material from the late craftsman Bae Man-sil (1923~2018), the painter Gong Seong-hoon (1965-2021), and the printmaker Kim Sang-goo (76) from the bereaved family and the artist. Bae Man-sil, a first-generation female designer and pioneer of decorative art in Korea, has a total of about 4,500 pieces, including interior design drawings of public buildings such as Gwanghwamun Government Complex, Blue House, and Broadcasting Station. Sung-Hoon Gong, who received the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art’s Artist of the Year Award and Lee In-Sung Art Award, is a professor at Sungkyunkwan University, nurturing future students, and has about 7,000 works, including photographs, drawings, and publications. Kim Sang-goo presented a total of 1,400 pieces, including 500 editions of woodblock prints and various materials, which are held in domestic and foreign art galleries such as the British Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Jang Uk-jin’s ‘Jinjindo’ (1973). Provided by the Chang Ukjin Art and Culture Foundation
◇ The Chang Ukjin Art and Culture Foundation (Chairman Dong-gun Kim) will hold an event from the 18th to the 15th of the new month at the old house of Jang Ukjin in Mabuk-dong, Yongin. Chairman Kim Kang-yu and Chairman Kim Young-sa and Mr. Lee Kwang-ok donated 110 Buddhist-themed works of western painter Jang Uk-jin (1917-90) owned by Mr. Lee, and among them, 44 paintings including ‘Jinjinmyo’ (1973) and ‘Palsangdo’ (1976) are exhibited. do. The two studied Geumganggyeong together with Lee Soon-kyung (101, Jinjin-myo), the wife of painter Jang, and Dr. Baek Seong-wook (1897-1981), who served as president of Dongguk University in the mid-1970s. They have been donated to the Foundation again this time.
Project group neighbors
◇ The project group neighbors will have an acoustic concert at 7:30 pm on the 20th at the live club ‘Sally’s Guitar’ in front of Hongdae, Seoul. Wheat and Barley, Seo Ri-tae, Lee Yeo-reum, Kiki, Song Sang-hee, Yoo Eun-gang, Degas, and Lee Chi-sun will participate. Admission free.
Provided by Incheon Democratization Movement Succession Foundation
◇ The Incheon Democratization Movement Succession Foundation will hold a photo exhibition in the small exhibition room of the Incheon Culture and Arts Center from the 10th to the 16th of each month. Photos of the history of Incheon Urban Industrial Mission, which has expanded into wider peace and democracy, as well as the workplace and residents’ activities, are exhibited. ◇ The Seoul Branch of the National Women’s Workers’ Union will hold an 8-hour full-time ‘part-time care worker general strike resolution meeting’ in front of the main gate of the Seoul Office of Education at 1 pm on the 19th for the stable operation of elementary school care classes. (010)7567-1151.
Provided by Kim Yoo-jeong Literature Village
◇ Kim Yu-jeong Literature Village (Chairman Lee Soon-won) will hold a forum under the theme of ‘The Age of Literature Promotion Act, the Road to Public Literary Centers’ at the Sapphire Hall of the Sejong Hotel in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do from 2-4 pm on the 19th. Rep. Jong-hwan Do has a conversation with literary critic Ko Young-jik, and Bo-sam Jeon, president of the Korean Literature Museum, Poet Woo-young Jung, and Jong-hoe Kim, head of the Literature Village, Hwang Soon-won, make presentations. ◇ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on the 18th, ‘Jejeong-gu Community Center’ in Goseong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do (social and public sector), ‘YG-One’ headquarters in Songdo International New City in Incheon (private sector), ‘A4-1 Block’ (communal residence) at Hwaseong-dongtan 2, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do category) and ‘Mangrove Sungin’ in Sungin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul (general residential sector) were selected as the grand prize winners of the ‘2021 Korean Architecture Awards’. The designer of the grand prize winning work will be awarded the President’s Award, and the builder and the owner of the building will receive the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Award. The awards ceremony will be held on the 19th at the Seoul Architecture Society Hall. ◇ On the 18th, the Korea Communications Standards Commission (KCC) blocked access (requested for correction) of 614 videos of ‘deep fakes’ that sexually objectify K-pop female idol singers. Editing or processing video footage in a form that can induce sexual desire or shame against the will of the other party without consent is classified as a criminal act pursuant to Article 14-2 of the Act on Special Cases concerning the Punishment of Sexual Violence Crimes, the committee explained. ◇ The Korea Craft and Design Culture Promotion Agency will hold the ‘2021 Craft Trend Fair’ at COEX Hall C, Gangnam-gu, Seoul from the 18th to the 21st. Fashion designer and planner Jung Gu-ho took over as general director and oversaw the event. About 320 crafts artists, galleries, institutions, universities, etc. will participate in the exhibition to present various exhibitions at the Theme Pavilion, Creative Workshop, Art & Heritage Pavilion, etc. See website (kcdf.kr/craftrendfair). ◇ Dong-A Exhibition will hold the ’57th MBC Architecture Fair’ at KINTEX, Ilsan, on the 2nd and 5th of every month. It provides various information with construction and housing related companies such as country houses and mobile houses. Visiting hours are 10 am to 6 pm. See website (dong-afairs.co.kr). ◇ Hanshin University (President Sung-Young Kang) held an inauguration ceremony for the 7th president of the Theological Seminary, Dr. Jeon Cheol, at the Seoul campus chapel on the 17th. The new director, Jeon Cheol, served as the head of the Center for Religion and Science at Hanshin University, the head of the Department of Education at the Graduate School of Theology, and the head of the International Exchange and Cooperation Office. ◇ Anyang University (President No-Jun Park) and Korea University Ansan Hospital (President Kim Un-young) signed a business agreement on the 17th for joint research on fine dust. In order to link and utilize various emission source measurement and exposure management technologies obtained from the Living Sympathy for Living Environment and Health Technology Development Project, we will jointly utilize equipment, facilities, and research space along with research on fine dust measurement and analysis, and foster convergence research manpower and mutual cooperation. decided to join forces in ◇ Dongseo Foods decided on the 18th to donate 235 million won to the Korea Women’s Foundation, the Korea Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Warm Companion, and Naver Happy Bean. The donations will be used to support multicultural families, support treatment expenses for children with cancer, purchase aids for the disabled, and support 50,000 briquettes for the socially vulnerable. ◇ Gangneung Police Station around 6 am on the 18th, an anonymous donor left a handwritten letter, 2.05 million won in cash, and drinks in front of the couple’s district. It is estimated that he was a donor who secretly left 2.4 million won in March and December last year. The donations will be used for purchasing and delivering masks for the low-income class in connection with the Jumunjin-eup office, and for delivering donations. ◇ Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital received a donation of 50 million won for pediatric and pediatric patients from Wireble Vice Chairman Byung-Kwon Jang on the 18th. The donation will be used to pay for the treatment of vulnerable children and adolescents in need. ◇ Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital received a donation of hematopoietic stem cells to provide to patients with leukemia in their 40s from Han Heo (29), a general hospital major in Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do, on the 18th. In 2017, while attending Soonchunhyang University Medical School, Heo signed the registration document to donate hematopoietic stem cells during oncology and hematology practice. After the examination, the donation was completed. ◇ Hoban Scholarship Foundation Chairman Kim Sang-yeol received the Order of Friendship from Vietnamese Ambassador to Korea Nguyen Bu Tung at the ‘President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Award of Friendship Award Ceremony’ held at Hoban Park in Seocho-gu, Seoul on the 18th. ◇ The Doosan Yonkang Foundation provided scholarships of 510 million won to 511 students, including scholarship students and students from multicultural families, who were selected as ‘Doosan Dream Tree’ on the 18th. The foundation has been selecting Doosan Dream Tree Scholarships since 2006 on the recommendation of local education offices across the country. ◇ In the Korea-US Alliance Foundation, on the 19th, Lee Seung-hyun, vice president of the Korea International Trade Association (INFAC Korea CEO), will be inaugurated as the foundation’s registered director and vice president. During his tenure at Samsung Electronics, Vice Chairman Lee is considered to be the leading role in making Samsung TV the number one in the world. ◇ Coupang and the Army Personnel Command signed a business agreement on the 17th to support the employment of soldiers who are about to be discharged and to foster information and communication technology (ICT) talent. Coupang expands recruitment for veterans and actively participates in recruitment-related events such as army job fairs and job fairs. We plan to recommend talents suitable for the recruitment fields that Coupang is recruiting, such as , safety management positions.
Provided by Seoul Motet Music Foundation
◇ The Seoul Motet Music Foundation will hold the 119th regular concert of the Seoul Motet Choir at the Concert Hall of the Seoul Arts Center at 7:30 pm on the 21st of the month. Chief Conductor Park Chi-yong, soprano Kyung-seong Han, alto Kim Jeong-mi, tenor Jin Seong-won, bassist Seung-wook Seong, and Seoul Motte Chamber Orchestra will participate. Reservations can be made on the website (seoulmotet.com).
Provided by Korea Music Label Industry Association
◇ The Korea Music Label Industry Association, Live Club Cooperative, and Hongwoo Social Cooperative will hold the ‘Seoul Indie Music Festa (SIMF)’ at Seogyo Seoul Living Culture Center, Mapo-gu, Seoul from the 27th to the 28th. There will also be a ‘Label Market’ where domestic indie labels showcase various products such as albums of their musicians, and a ‘Showcase’ where musicians will go on stage to sing.
Provided by Seongbuk Cultural Foundation
◇ The Seongbuk Cultural Foundation (CEO Lee Kun-wang) will hold an online event from the 26th to the 27th along with the Cultural Foundation of the 5 autonomous districts (Gangbuk, Nowon, Dobong, Seongbuk, and Jungnang) in the northeastern region of Seoul, and the Urban Regeneration Cooperation Center in the 4 Northeast districts. 9 teams of musicians of various genres, including K-pop, Gugak, and Erhu, such as Upstar (band) in Seongbuk and Daegmowiro (Korean traditional music), Rani in Gangbuk, Lee Sang-gun in Dobong, Acoustic Duo in Nowon, and Noeul in Jungnang, represent each region. decorate the stage It will be broadcast live on YouTube (bit.ly/DBLMF2021). (02)6906-9233. ◇ Michelin Korea is the ‘2022 Bib Gourmand’ restaurant in Seoul, which refers to restaurants that offer great food at reasonable prices, on the 18th. 61 places including Hadonggwan and Hwangsaengga Kalguksu were selected.
Ewha Womans University, Ewha Womans University Emeritus Professor Emeritus. Photo courtesy of Shinsegae Property
◇ Shinsegae Starfield will resume special lectures on celebrities on the 19th, 26th, and 3rd of the month, starting with the lecture ‘Last Lesson’ by Ewha Womans University Emeritus Professor Lee Ee-ryung, who is battling lung cancer, at the Byeolmadang Library at the COEX Mall in Seoul. This is a special interview video filmed by Professor Lee visiting the office of the Youngin Literature Center in Pyeongchang-dong, Seoul. Professor Lee’s interview video, which contains advice and support for the younger generation, is produced in three parts and aired one after the other.
provided by gallery
◇ Gallery Nueun runs until the 28th at Gallery Nueun, Gangnam-gu, Seoul. Two artists who work on pottery at the seashore will present works that make you feel generous, warm, and mysterious pleasure resembling the sea. Open from 11 am to 6 pm. (010)3101-9095. ◇ The Global Community Association is holding a fundraising campaign from this year to 2027 for the ‘Good Hands Good School School Remodeling Project’, which focuses on ensuring the safety of children and reorganizing and repairing educational support projects. The donation will be used sequentially for the renovation and repair of 80 educational facilities built and operated by the Global Community Association, and priority will be given to Cambodia, which is in urgent need of renovation, such as repairing cracks in walls and roofs, land reclamation and securing drainage facilities, and rebuilding toilets. Donations can be made at the website (box.donus.org/box/goodhands/remodeling_school). ◇ The Korea Asset Management Corporation (Kamco) will conduct the ‘Hope Replay Jeju Island Family Tour’ for 30 families who did not have the opportunity to travel as a family due to economic difficulties on the 17th-19th and 24-26th. Since 2010, 3,779 people have supported Jeju Island trips for a total of 24 times.