25 Things to Do At the Korean Cultural Festival

To celebrate the diversity of New York City, we present our fifth and largest annual series of Multicultural Festivals that celebrate the artistic and cultural traditions of different communities. Learn more about Korean culture through a variety of art-making workshops and traditional performances led by the Korea Society. Experiment with calligraphy, Korean-style embroidery and dances too! In honor of our 25th anniversary, here are 25 things to see, know, and do at Korean Cultural Festival.
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Watch Traditional Fan Dances

South Korean students perform a traditional fan dance representing the national flower Mugunghwa

Learn how to create your own Korean letters or poems using calligraphy

Learn how to create your own Korean letters or poems using calligraphy

Paint your own masks to wear throughout the day!

Paint your own masks to wear throughout the day!

Check out our new Bridge Project upstairs

At the Children's Museum of the Arts in Staten Island, children can walk through a sculpture made from thousands of plastic drinking straws.

Mold creatures from Korea out of clay- like the little white-tooth shrew!

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Create 2D facial emotions like the one you see here in Baekje Smile

Create facial emotions like the one you see here in Baekje Smile

Create your own inkscapes

Landscape of Geumgangsan in Korea, by Jeong Seon Ink and oriental watercolour on paper

Mold your own Jangseung-style sculptures

Mold your own Jangseung-style sculptures

Meet with members of the The Korea Society

Meet with members of the The Korea Society

Listen to Korean Music in our Sound Booth

Looking into the Sound Booth

Korean Folk Tales & Story Telling

Korean Folk Tales & Story Telling

Watch child-made films in our Media Lab

Watch child-made films in our Media Lab

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