International Events

The Library provides various materials from overseas Korean literature events.

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    • USA

    Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers

    2012/03/01 to 2012/04/30
    In 2012, seventeen Essay Contests on Korean Literature for the Overseas Readers were held in sixteen countries on various assigned works of Korean literature. Having stared with contests in only three countries in 2005, the contest has expanded substantially, and this year, the contest was open,...
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    • Japan

    Tokyo International Book Fair

    2009/07/11
    Tokyo International Book Fair, the second largest of its kind in the world, was held from July 9 to 12, 2009. 125 Korean children’s books on the theme of “family” were selected and displayed at the book fair. In addition, two children’s book writers, Kim Ji-eun and Kim Dong-su, attended the fair...
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    • Germany

    Literary Colloquium Berlin(LCB)

    2007/07/15 to 2007/07/30
    Creative writing, research, participation in seminars, etc.
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    • Italy

    Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers

    2012/05/01 to 2012/10/30
    In 2012, seventeen Essay Contests on Korean Literature for the Overseas Readers were held in sixteen countries on various assigned works of Korean literature. Having stared with contests in only three countries in 2005, the contest has expanded substantially, and this year, the contest was open,...
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    • Spain

    Literature Event for Anniversary of Korea-Spain Diplomatic Relations

    2010/04/21 to 2010/04/26
    As the first of the intensive exchanges, in April 2010, various literary events were held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Korea and Spain, including the “Night of Literature” event held in Madrid, Spain. The event, held to promote Korean literature in Spain and to...
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    • United Kingdom

    Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers

    2007/09/01 to 2008/01/30
    The Korean Literature Essay Contest, which started full scale in 2006 to ensure a potential readership for Korean literature, was held in 2007 in 10 countries: USA, England, Germany, France (2 competitions), Russia, Turkey, Bulgaria, China, Japan, and Vietnam. This event proceeded by selecting an...
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    • Sweden

    Interview with the Editor of KARAVAN

    2003/11/09 to 2003/11/10
    About the Asian literature and Latin American literature focused on Sweden and in quarterly magazine Literary Magazine of karavan Birgitta valine (Birgitta Wallin) editor to visit Korea November 9 to 13 writers and Korea had relayed the interview. In 1999 the (former) South Korea Literature...
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    • Australia

    Melbourne Literary Festival Residency Program for Korean Writers

    2012/08/27 to 2012/09/04
    This year's Korea-Australia Writers Exchange coincided with two Korean poets' cisit to Sydney and Melbourne, where they participated in local literary events. The aim of the exchange this year was to continue the success from last year;s literary exchanges, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of...
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    • Republic of Korea

    Seoul International Writers' Festival

    2010/05/10 to 2010/05/14
    The 2010 Seoul International Writer’s Festival opened for the third year this year, with 24 participants - 12 from Korea and 12 from abroad - under the theme “Fantasy + Empathy”. The festival, which started with a welcoming reception and opening ceremony at the Seoul Literature House and continued...
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    • Republic of Korea

    Cultural Partnership Program

    2007/06/11 to 2007/12/09
    The annual Cultural Partnership Program, which started in 2005, provides bilateral cultural exchange. A residence program offers foreign writers opportunities to meet Korean writers and to experience Korean culture.

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