January 2013 Events in Korea





Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's a list of ongoing events and happenings in and around Korea for the rest of this month. We tried to include English links as much as possible. But even if some of them are in Korea, you may still check out some photos from the site to get an idea.

Festivals
Jaraseom Singsing Winter Festival Jan 4 – Jan 27 Gapyeong Gyeonggi-do
Pocheon Dongjangkun Festival Dec 29 – Jan 27 Pocheon Gyeonggi-do
Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival Jan 5 – Jan 27 Hwacheon Gangwon-do
Yeongwol Donggang Winter Festival Jan 11 – Feb 3 Yeongwol Gangwon-do
Pyeongchang Trout Festival Dec 22 – Feb 3 Pyeongchang Gangwon-do
Taebaeksan Mountain Snow Festival Jan 25 – Feb 3 Taebaek Gangwon-do
Daegwallyeong Snow Festival Jan 9 – Feb 5 Pyeongchang Gangwon-do
Inje Icefish Festival Jan 19 – Jan 27 Inje Gangwon-do
Boseong Green Tea Plantation Light Festival Dec 14 – Jan 27 Boseong Jeollanam-do
Ganghwa Bingeo Festival Dec 22 – Feb 24 Ganghwa Incheon
Happy Winter Festival Dec 14 – Mar 3 Yeonsu Incheon
Happy Winter Festival Dec 19 – Feb 17 Yuseong Daejeon
Happy Winter Festival Dec 21 – Feb 24 Buk-gu Daegu
Happy Winter Festival Dec 15 – Feb 24 Seo-gu Gwangju
Happy Winter Festival Dec 15 – Mar 3 Gumi Gyeongsangbuk-do
Happy Winter Festival Dec 22 – Mar 3 Changwon Gyeongsangnam-do


Museums/Exhibits
Claes Oldenburg-Coosje van Bruggen Exhibit Through Jan 31 Cheongdam Seoul
Maden Pictures 13 Jan 15 – Mar 3 Cheongdam Seoul
Last Princess Deokhye (Free) Through Jan 27 Jongno Seoul
Pine Tree: Looking Ahead 1000 Years Through Feb 17 Jongno Seoul
Sparkling Secrets -Swarovski Through Feb 17 Jongno Seoul
Year of the Snake Exhibition Through Feb 25 Jongno Seoul
Asian Wedding Rituals Through Feb 11 Jongno Seoul
Joseon Dynasty Life Jan 15 – Feb 24 Jongno Seoul
Engraving Exhibition-Baptiste Fompeyrine Jan 15 – Feb 24 Jongno Seoul
The Colors of Manhwa Jan 23 – 28 Jongno Seoul
Israel in Photography Jan 22 – Feb 7 Jung-gu Seoul
Tim Burton Exhibition Dec 12 – Apr 14 Jung-gu Seoul
Label Market Exhibition Through Feb 17 Mapo Seoul
I Am an Artist Exhibition Through Mar 31 Seocho Seoul
Musei Vaticani Collection Through Mar 31 Seocho Seoul
Illumination: Light in Today’s Art Through Jan 27 Seocho Seoul
Van Gogh in Paris through Mar 24 Seocho Seoul
American Impressionism Exhibition Through Mar 29 Seocho-gu Seoul
History in Glass Through Feb 27 Yongsan Seoul
Anish Kapoor Exhibiiton Through Feb 8 Yongsan Seoul
The World Animals: Exhibition Project through Mar 3 Yongsan Seoul
Caricatures of Korean Presidents Through Mar 31 Bucheon Gyeonggi-do
Lim Choong-sup Exhibition Through Feb 24 Gwacheon Gyeonggi-do
Snake Exhibition at Seoul Zoo Jan 1 – Feb 28 Gwacheon Gyeonggi-do
Alive Gallery - Living Art Through Mar 3 Buk-gu Daegu
Korean Life & Customs of Modern Times (Free) Through Feb 28 Jung-gu Daegu
Contemporary Video Art in China Through Feb 24 Cheonan Chungcheongnam-do
Cinema Prism Jan 11 – Jan 30 Haeundae Busan
Journey to the World-Renowned Art Museums Jan 5 – Feb 28 Haeundae Busan

Others
Wednesday Midday Concerts 3rd Wed of each month Jung-gu Seoul
Outdoor ice skating rinks in Seoul Dec to Jan
Seoul
Lantern Festival & Ice Sledding Dec 21 – Feb 1 Gwangjin Seoul
Sledding Hill Dec 15 – Feb 17 Hangang Seoul
Masters of Traditional Korean Music Jan 26 Goyang Gyeonggi-do
Special Olympics World Winter Games Jan 26 – Feb 6 Pyeongchang Gangwon-do
Daegu Ice Rink Through Feb 11
Daegu
Traditional Music & Dance Saturdays 2013 Busan Busan


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