| The Korean Overseas Information Service (KOIS) and the Institute of International ducation (IIE) of Kyung Hee University, Seoul, will present classes on Korean history and culture for foreigners from April 25 to 29. |
Set up to provide foreigners with opportunities to learn the country’s full range of culture and history, the lectures drew 850 foreign participants from 37 different countries last year.
Now in its 15th year, a group of experts on Korean history and culture as well as politics, economics and entertainment will conduct classes in English, Chinese and Japanese. Printed materials will be given to participants before each class.
The classes will be held on Kyung Hee University campus from 7 to 8:30 pm daily.
There will also be a traditional Korean dance performance and Taekwondo demonstration during the closing ceremony on April 29.
Meanwhile, participants with excellent attendance and achievement will be invited to Samsung Electronics, Korean Folk Village and Pottery Village in Ichon on May 2. The classes, which are organized under the joint sponsorship of The Korea Times, Arirang TV and Dong-A Ilbo daily, are open to all foreigners residing in Korea, free of charge.
Interested foreign nationals are requested to submit an application to IIE, with name, nationality, telephone number and job title. For more information, call (02) 961-0081/2 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.