Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University



Let's experience the culture of Korea!

Jun 20, 2007

Multicultural Weeks at APU commenced with 'Korean Week' on Monday, June 18th. On Wednesday, the Samulnori circle performed in front of the fountain. Many spectators turned out to watch the traditional performance which brought the APU courtyard to life with their vibrant sound and energy.
Please click here for photographs.

During the last academic year, 'Language Weeks' were held during the spring semester and 'Multicultural Weeks' during the fall semester respectively. However, from this academic year they will both be held once a year under the one 'Multicultural Week' banner.

Multicultural Weeks are held to showcase the languages and cultures of a diverse range of countries. It provides students with the opportunity to strengthen national ties, to enhance intercultural communication and to broaden student's knowledge of different cultures.

The schedule for Korean Week is as follows:

June 19 (Tue.)
Event: Music Concert
Time: 19:00-20:00
Venue: Wave Amphitheatre

June 20 (Wed.)
Event: Korean Entertainment
(Tae kwon do and Salmulnori performances)
Time: Salmulnori – 10:20-10:35, Tae kwon do – 12:10-12:25 (called off due to rain)
Venue: In front of the fountain

Event: Screening of Korean Films
Time: 13:00-15:00
Venue: F105, F106

June 21 (Thu.)
Event: Korean Culture
(Opportunity to take photos of Korean students in tradition 'Hanbok' costumes)
Time: 12:00-16:00
Venue: Cafeteria

Event: Presentation on Korea-Japan Relations
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: H202

June 22 (Fri.)
Event: Korean Performances
(Korean dance, singing and military arts performances)
Time: 18:30-21:00 (scheduled time)
Venue: Millennium Hall

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