Sunday, December 20, 2009

Seoul 2010 Festivals and World Design Capital Events

Winter Hi Seoul Festival just started downtown (until Jan. 17), but Seoul Metropolitan Government already listed some events (festivals, exhibitions and fairs) for next year, including celebrations for World Design Capital Seoul 2010* :

January 2010 :
. Seoul Design Assets Exhibition (January 1st - March 7th)
. Design Cube (every month during 2010)
. Art Center Nabi Design Exhibition
. Conqueror Design Contest 2010 - Conqueror Corporate Identity Design Competition (China, Korea, Hong Kong, Japan until February)

February 2010 :
. World Design Cities Summit (February 23-24)
. Playgrounds with culture (Spring edition)
. Korea Space Design Symposium (February 2010)
. Housing fairs

March 2010 :
. Seoul Fashion Week 2010 (Spring edition)
. Seoul Fashion Sourcing Fair (March 31st - April 2nd)
. Seoul Living Design Fair 2010 (March 25-29)
. World Design Capital Seoul 2010 Citizen's Design (until October : competition, exhibition, online event)
. Seoul Tourism Souvenir Contest 2010 (until July)
. International Design Culture Conference

April 2010 :
. Seoul Open Art Fair 2010
. 601 Bisang Artbook Project 2010
. Cheonggyecheon Aqua Fashion Show (second Saturday of each month until October)
. Public Design Exhibition (until May)
. Communication Design Cyber Exhibition 2010 (until 2011)
. Beautiful Design Jungnang Competition (until October)
. Seoul "Good Sign" Exhibition 2010 (until October)
. International Digital Printing & Graphic Design Show 2010 (until May)
. Green Housing Fair
. Seoul Open Art Fair 2010
. Good Design Selection 2010

May 2010 :
. Hi Seoul Festival (May 1-9)
. Seoul Metro National Art Competition (until October)
. Dongdaemun Spring Shopping Festival 2010 (also in December - TBC)
. Gangnam Fashion Festival
. Art In Bloom 2010 (May 1st - June 28th, 2010)
. Children's Design Camp (May 5th)
. Campus-metro Cultural Festival
. Seoul Design cluster "Green&Sharing" Exhibition (until June)
. Seoul International Book Fair 2010
. Exhibition at Doosan Gallery
. Seoul Modelist Contest 2010 (until August)
. Korea Society of Design Science Conference 2010 (Spring edition)

June 2010 :
. International Communication Design Competition 2010
. 45th Korea Design Exhibition
. 21th Korea Textile Design Competition
. Samsung Life Digital Fine Art Contest
. World IT Show
. 21C Design Forum
. International Exhibition on Environmental Technologies & Products

July 2010 :
. International Young Designers Workshop
. Seoul Youth Creativity Summit & Festival (until August)
. "Children and Parents Joining Together" Design Workshop (until August)
. Project of Local Community Artist Development (until August)
. Hanstyle Expo 2010
. Seoul International Cartoon&Animation Festival (July 21-25)
. Seoul Character & Licensing Fair 2010
. Design Exhibition at Kumho Museum
. Design Exhibition at Doosung paper gallery
. Golden Eyes international Art Fair
. MBC Architecture Fair
. Package Design Summer Camp
. SICAF Promotion Plan 2010 (SPP) (July 21-23)
. Seoul International e-Sports Festival (July 23-25)

August 2010 :
. 8th Samwon Scholarship Foundation Awardees Design Exhibition (August 16-30)
. 17th Design Competition for the Youth
. Korea Art Summer Festival
. KODDCO 2010 (Korea Digital Design International Online Competition - until November)
. Xi Design Fiesta
. Seoul Brand Furniture Fair (August 20-25)
. Korea International Furniture & Interior Fair

September 2010 :
. 6th Seoul International Media Art Biennale (until November)
. 7th QMON Design Ground (September 15th - December 30th)
. Korea International Art Fair 2010 (September 08-12)
. Seoul International Contemporary Art Festival 2010
. International Creative Content Fair 2010
. Special Exhibition - Gyeonghuigung Palace (September 17th - October 31st)
. Good Design Selection 2010
. Seoul Digital Culture Open 2010
. Tokyo TDC Seoul Exhibition (Tokyo Type Directors Club - until October)
. Cutting Edge Best Digital Designers Invitational Exhibition
. College Fashion Week
. Dongdaemun Fashion Festival 2010 (September 15-22 - TBD)
. Korea Textile Trade Fair
. Korean Crafts Council Exhibition
. Seoul Gift Show 2010
. Seoul Drum Festival 2010
. Riverside Cafe Festival
. Hangang Performing Artist Project (until October)
. Seoul e-Culture Festival 2010 (September 29)

October 2010 :
. Seoul Design Olympiad 2010 (October 8-31)
. Haechi Festival
. "Seoul, I Design" Public Design Competition 2010
. International Design House Exhibition (October 8-31)
. Seoul Design Market 2010 (October 8-31)
. WDC Convocation Ceremony (October 30-31)
. Seoul Design Studio Design Company Exhibition
. Korea Space Design Festival 2010
. Seoul Fashion Week 2010 (Autumn edition)
. Visiting Fashion Show 2010
. Design MADE
. Playgrounds With Culture (Autumn edition)
. Hangeul Font Type Design Competition
. POSCO Steel Art Award
. Steel Design Competition
. PIN UP Design Awards 2010
. Korea Architecture Fair & Festival 2010
. International Lighting Fair 2010
. Seoul International Toy Fair 2010
. Designtag Online Shop
. Saemungil Festival (October 16-21)
. Hangang Children’s Drawing Contest
. Itaewon Global Village Festival
. Seoul Metro Vintage Show
. Seoul International Performance Festival 2010 - SIPF 2010

November 2010 :
. International Exhibition of Professional Artists 2010
. VIDAK Annual Members Exhibition (Visual Information Design Association of Korea)
. KOSIGN 2010 - Korea International Sign & Design Show (November 11-14)
. Korea Package Design Competition
. Korea Interior Design Contest
. Public Design Expo 2010
. Post-Professional School of Architecture, Korea Institute of Architects
. Home & Table Deco Fair
. Korea Society of Design Science Conference 2010 (Autumn edition)

December 2010 :
. Design Korea 2010 (TBD)
. Seoul Design Festival 2010 (December 7-11)
. Seoul Ice Carving Festival 2010
. Korea Invention Patent Exhibition
. 2010 Trademark - Design Right Exhibition
. Siggraph Asia 2010 (December 15-18)
. Creative Designers Award
. Seoul International New Art Fair
. Design Yearbook "Creatio"


Seoul Village 2009

* for updates, see also
design.seoul.go.kr

2 comments:

  1. Dear Sir
    Hi
    I am professional sculptor form India.www.chandersculptor.blogspot.com
    please send me info.about Seoul Festival
    Thansk with regards
    Chander

    ReplyDelete
  2. The May edition of HiSeoul festival was postponed for this autumn.

    Contact Seoul city on their website : seoul.go.kr

    ReplyDelete

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