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(Gwangju Swimming) Closing ceremony to feature wonders of Korean four seasons

(Gwangju Swimming) Closing ceremony to feature wonders of Korean four seasons

The closing ceremony of the FINA World Championships Gwangju 2019 will take place in the southwestern metropolitan city Sunday featuring the region’s seasonal wonders in various forms, organizers said. The closing ceremony, wrapping up the 17-day global aquatics festival that opened in Gwangju on July 12, will consist of two parts — a one-hour cultural […]

2020 Gwangju Biennale to shed light on past, future of human intelligence

2020 Gwangju Biennale to shed light on past, future of human intelligence

Next year’s Gwangju Biennale art show in the namesake southern South Korean city will explore the subject matter of human intelligence by shedding light on very primitive to cutting-edge forms of art, the event’s artistic directors said Thursday. The artistic directors — Natasha Ginwala and Defne Ayas — were named in March by the Gwangju […]

Gwangju and the exhilarating dive into peace

Gwangju and the exhilarating dive into peace

In two days, the eyes of the world will be riveted on Gwangju, the “City of Peace” in South Korea that will be the gracious and graceful host of the Fédération Internationale de natation FINA World Championships. The championship will include six highly competitive aquatic sports – Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Artistic Swimming Open Water, […]

Looking for needle in Gwangju Biennale’s haystack

Looking for needle in Gwangju Biennale’s haystack

Gwangju Biennale explores border issues in scattergun approach Under the theme “Imagined Borders,” derived from Benedict Anderson’s book “Imagined Communities,” the 2018 Gwangju Biennale deals with imminent issues such as refugees, migration, cold war, divisions and the digital divide. For this year’s Gwangju Biennale, 11 curators organized seven main exhibitions with some 300 works of […]

Gwangju’s Asian Cultural Complex provides free tours

Gwangju’s Asian Cultural Complex provides free tours

Gwangju’s Asian Cultural Complex, the biggest cultural center in Asia, announced on Monday 21st December that they’ve made a timetable of three daily tours to make visitors experience the center more widely. Asian Cultural Complex is a governmental project that was opened last month in Gwangju to be a cultural hub of Asia. According to the […]

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