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Korean Traditional Costume Fashion Show and International Exhibition

Join us for a special event exploring contemporary and traditional Hanbok fashion, including an exhibition of 50 Hanbok creations by 22 Korean designers, a narrated fashion show, guest lecture on the history of Korean pop culture, and fashion scarf and handbag craft demonstrations!


Opening Reception Event: Friday, January 11, 2013 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Exhibition Dates: January 11 - 31, 2013

Location: Korean Cultural Center Washington DC (2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

RSVP: Required

Contact: Adam Wojciechowicz | AWOJ@koreaembassy.org | (202) 587-6168


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Hanbok, Korea's traditional clothing, is an essential part of Korean life, still worn by men, women, and children today on special occasions and holidays. Today, the great diversity and elegance of hanbok have inspired innovative fashion trends and design creations worldwide. Under the theme 'Culture, Beautiful Communication', this exhibition presents exquisite examples of both traditional Hanbok and original contemporary clothing and introduces the artists that have created them.   

 

This event is held in celebration of Korean American Day on January 13, which was designated by the U.S. Congress in 2003 to recognize the substantial contributions of Americans of Korean heritage to the United States.  

 

Organized by: 

Institute of World Traditional Costumes & Cultures

 

With support from:

Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, Republic of Korea

The Department of Korean Traditional Costume, Graduate School of Design, Konkuk University 


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