Friday, 16 November 2007

Yogin Korean Folk Village & Jeamri Memorial Tour 24 November 2007 [KAIST House]

KAIST House is please to annouce that they will hold a day tour for foreign students and members of staff to Yongin's Korean Folk Village and the Jeanri Memorial Place on Saturday the 24th of November. In Yongin Folk Village, you will be able to see traditional Korean houses, offices, schools, and temples. Jeam-ri' meanwhile was the site of the most horrific incident during the 1919 independence movement. In 1919, a nonviolent independent protest rose against the Japanese colonization members of which were confined by the Japanese in a Church in Jeamri. The Japanese started a fire and started shooting killing twenty three people. In 1959, a monument was built on the former site of the church and in 2001, Jeamri Patriotic Memorial place was built to memory the patriotic martyrs and to exhibit records of the period.

Tour Schedule:

1. Meet in front of the Daeduk Hanbit Church lobby on Saturday, November 24th 2007, at 8:00 AM
2. Go to Folk Village by Bus (8:00-10:00)
3. Participation to the Folk Village Programs (10:00-12:30)
4. Lunch Time (12:30-13:30)
5. Tour to the Jeamri Patriotic Memorial Place (13:30-16:00)
6. Comeback to Daejeon (16:30-18:30) 7. Dinner Time (18:30-19:30)
Price: 20,000won (10,000won Under 13-years-old)
Contact Numbers: 010-7459-2251 or 042-869-2446

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