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Riding the Korean Wave

The Korean Cultural Center Washington D.C. of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea invites all those interested in Korea and Korean culture to take part in an exciting forum where people at the forefront of promoting Korean culture will give story-telling style presentations explaining their surf on the Korean Wave.

October 16, 2012 @ 6:30PM-8:00PM (Doors open from 6:15PM)

George Washington University's Jack Morton Auditorium (805 21st Street, NW Washington D.C. 20006) Five minute walk from orange and blue line's Foggy Bottom Metro Station.


!!NOTE!! Accepting a Facebook invitation does not put you on the RSVP list! Please RSVP at the link above. You must receive an RSVP confirmation email in order to enter. Seats will be given on a first-come first-serve basis.

Open to the general public. Anyone interested in Korean culture or Korea should come! Students (aged 16+) who participate can also apply for Project Hallyu, a grant-giving project aimed at funding students who have innovative ideas in spreading knowledge about Korea or Korean culture. (All applicants must attend!) Project Hallyu's application form can be downloaded at:

Marja Vongerichten - Host of PBS' 'Kimchi Chronicles'
Mark James Russell - Author of "Pop goes Korea"
Grady Hendrix - Co-founder of New York Asian Film Festival
..and more to be confirmed!

Signed CDs (Wonder Girls & Big Bang) and other great gifts will be available as part of a raffle for participants, so RSVP now!

*Gift bags with Korean refreshments will be given to all participants.


Love Korea/Korean culture? Have great ideas? Want to start your own project, but need funds? If you're a student (age 16+) enrolled in a high school or college/university, here's the perfect opportunity to launch your own project! The Korean Cultural Center Washington D.C. will give grants to a selected number of students (individuals and/or groups) who come up with ideas to promote Korea or Korean culture (music, drama, movies, food, etc). Fill out the application form ( and submit it by Oct 22, 2012 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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