The Embassy of the Republic of Korea held a special National Day reception and an exhibition of Hanji, traditional Korean hand-made paper, marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Czechoslovakia.
At Korean National Day Reception on 3 October at Žofín palace, Hanbok, traditional Korean clothing, was presented during the fashion show prepared by designer Kim Hye-soon. All guests enjoyed Korean food and traditional Korean liquor as well.
The exhibition “Hanji, Journey to Czechia (Hanji, cesta do Česka)” opened from 6 to 8 November at Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. It consisted of framework exhibitions of memorable photographs in the histories of the Czech Republic and the Republic of Korea, paper sculptures made by artist Kim Young-hee and historical artifacts. In addition, workshops for students and seminars for the restoration of old books took place.