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Korean New Year Seollal Celebration

Feb8

Korean New Year Seollal Celebration

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Where:DA Aldgate Centre
Get ready to experience the richness of Korean culture at our Korean Seollal Celebration! Seollal, also known as Korean Lunar New Year, is one of the most significant and widely celebrated traditional holidays in South Korea. The holiday typically lasts for three days and is a time for families to come together. Join us in celebrating the Korean Lunar New Year with an evening filled with tradition, cultural festivities and fun games.

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You may find Korean wearing Hanbok during Seollal. Wearing Hanbok during the Korean New Year is a multi-faceted practice that encompasses respect for tradition, family unity and a celebration of cultural heritage. It adds a layer of meaning and reverence to the festivities of Seollal, making it a special and culturally resonant time of year. You will have a chance to try on this traditional garment with beautiful embroidery and vibrant colours, you will be able to fully experience and connect to centuries of Korean heritage and festive spirit.

Alongside traditional Korean snacks, food and tea at the event, you can also try your hand on a popular Korean game Tuho, also known as arrow throwing. The game involves tossing arrows into a narrow-necked jar. Tuho symbolizes unity, aiming for success, and warding off evil spirits. The act of throwing the arrow aligns with the desire for a prosperous and fortunate year ahead. This celebration promises an enriching language and cultural experience for all. Let’s make Seollal a memorable time together! Book your ticket or RSVP now.

About the Event

When: 8 February (Thursday)

Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Where:  DA Aldgate Centre

Who: All are welcome! 

How much: £30 – book your tickets above. (FREE for our students, please RSVP below)  

What is included: Snacks, tea, games, a chance to wear beautiful Korean garment hanbok

What to bring: Everything will be provided

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DA Aldgate Centre

2 Leman St,
London,E1 8FAUnited Kingdom
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