Tamnaguk Ipchun Gutnori Feb. 11 to 12, from Jeju City Hall to Gwandeokjeong. 064-728-2714. The ritual, which marks the beginning of spring on the solar calendar, is a reenactment of the traditional rite where exorcists, a local magistrate and administrators, along with local residents, convened at Gwandeokjeong to wish for a bountiful harvest and to drive away bad spirits.
Stone, Iron and Water Until Feb. 13. Jeju Stone Park, Gyorae-ri, Jocheon-eup, Jeju City. 064-710-7755.
Calligraphy Exhibition Feb. 12 to 17. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-5188-1171.
Photo Exhibition ‘The wind from the island’ Feb. 18 to 23. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-3692-9001.
Photo Exhibition ‘The aerial view of Jeju’ Feb. 23 to 28. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-9365-1950.
Calligraphy Exhibition Feb. 24 to 28. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Dongwang-ro, Jeju City. 019-553-1422.
Korean Women in the 1960s Until Feb. 28. Sulmundae Women’s Center, Seondeok-ro, Jeju City. 064-710-4202. This exhibition features photos, posters and belongings Korean women from the 1960s.
Soam Museum Second Anniversary Exhibition Until Feb. 28. Soam Museum, Seogwi-dong, Seogwipo City. 064-760-3511.
Jeju Traditional Dietary Life Until Feb. 28. Folklore & Natural Museum of Jeju, Ildo 2-dong, Jeju City. 064-722-2465.
Jeju Haenyeo Photo Exhibition Until Feb. 28. Jeju Haenyeo Museum, Hado-ri, Gujwa-eup, Jeju City. 064-782-9898. This exhibition features prizewinning photos from 3rd Haenyeo Festival photo contest last October.
Singers in Jeju Concert Feb. 11. 7 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-8521-4327. Free Admission.
Inhwa Woodwind Ensemble The 2nd Concert Feb. 11. 7 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-9838-5438. Free Admission.
Simon Young Kim, The Violinist Concert Feb. 12. 15:00 p.m. Jeju Arts Center, Onam-ro, Jeju City. 064-901-9905. Free Admission.
Kang Hyun Sul’s Trumpet Concert Feb. 15. 7:00 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-2537-1143. Free Admission.
Jeju Buddhism Concert Feb. 16. 7:30 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-8380-9599. Tickets; 5,000 won.
Jeju Children’s Choir Concert Feb. 17. 7:30 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-3699-8817. Free Admission.
Jeju Symphony Orchestra the 91st Concert Feb. 17. 7:30 p.m. Jeju Arts Center, Onam-ro, Jeju City. 064-728-3292. 5,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for students, 4,000 won for groups.
World Vision 60th Anniversary Concert Feb. 22. 7:30 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 064-725-6050. Free Admission.
Korean Classical Music Concert Feb. 23. 7:30 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-3770-7011. Free Admission.
Jeju Youth Flute Ensemble the 9th Concert Feb. 24. 7:30 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-2344-0401. Free Admission.
The Vagina Monologues Feb. 26. 8 p.m. Haebyun Concert Hall. Tap-dong. Jeju City. 010-4411-6816. Tickets 5,000 won. 100 percent of ticket sales will go to charities in Jeju and Haiti.
The Musical ‘The Monkey Show’ Feb. 26. to 27. 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro. Jeju City. 010-9252-2900. 20,000 won (14,000 won if reserved)
Jeju Wind Orchestra Concert Feb. 28. 7:30 p.m. Jeju Culture & Art Center, Donggwang-ro, Jeju City. 010-8435-8004. Free Admission.
Shin Seung Hun Show ‘My Way’ Mar. 12. 7 p.m., 13. 4 p.m. ICC JEJU, Jungmun-dong, Seogwipo City. 1588-0766. Shin Seung Hun, a well-known K-pop singer, will take a provincial performance in Korea.
Sports and Recreation
Jeju Furey Bowling 2 Feb. 19. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Paen Korea Bowling Center, Jeju City. Charity Bowling Tournament. Teams of 4: 2 guys, 2 girls. 100,000won per team. 25,000 per individual. Guaranteed 5 games. email email@example.com or Facebook Jeju Furey Bowling 2.
2011 Jeju International Peace Marathon Mar. 27. 9 a.m. Hallim Stadium, Hallim-eup, Jeju City. 064-748-9021. The deadline to sign-up is Feb. 28 and can be done online at marathon.jejumbc.com. Events: full-course, a half-course, citizens’ course (10km) and health course (5km). Fees: full-course, 30,000 won; half-course, 30,000 won; citizens’ course, 20,000 won; health course, 20,000 won.
2011 Peace Island Jeju ‘International Marathon’ Apr. 24. 9 a.m. Jeju Aehyang Stadium, Ora 1-dong, Jeju City. 064-741-3327. The deadline to sign-up is Mar. 25. Events:10km and 5km course. Fees: 10km, 20,000 won; 5km, 10,000 won.
Seogwipo City Announcements
Guides to run open cultural space ‘Art Hall’ Art Hall : An unoccupied house adjacent to Lee Jung Sub road was remodeled and provided to culture and art clubs for free Application: Until Feb. 15, 2011. Who can apply: clubs or organizations in the fields of calligraphy, arts, literature, photo, etc.
✽ Except the fields like music that could possibly cause a disturbance to the surroundings. Period: February 2011 to December 2011 Hours: From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. How to Run: ● Dates and hours of using the hall are designated in the order of application ● If approved to use the hall, users should follow the rules. ● With the responsibility, users are given a free hand to manage the hall. For further questions: Seogwipo City Hall Department of Culture & Arts (Tel. 760-2482)
Guides to run anti-smoking clinic at Seogwipo Health Center Period : All the year round Participants: Any smoker who wishes to quit smoking Hours : From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except the weekends) Location: 3rd floor of Seogwipo Health Center, Anti-smoking Clinic Contents : Health care services will be provided including counsel and education regarding quitting smoking, supply of gums, patches, candies, etc.) to quit smoking, examination of nicotine dependence, measurement of carbon monoxide, and management of stress, excercising and obesity.
✽ For those who are successful in quitting smoking for 6 months, the gifts will be given. For further questions: Seogwipo Health Center Anti-smoking Counseling Center (Tel. 760-6048, 6049)
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