Traditional Korean Paper Art Exhibition Workshop and Opening Reception

The Busan Committee is a sponsor to an exhibition and workshop hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago featuring contemporary art made of traditional Korean handmade paper (hanji). Made from mulberry trees, hanji is smooth, translucent, shiny, permits ventilation, and is extremely durable. An old saying states that “silk can last five hundred years,…

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Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Busan

Chicago Sister Cities International continues its tradition of creating global relationships through cultural connections with Taste of Chicago Sister Cities: Busan, presented by the Busan Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International. Chicago food lovers will have the opportunity to dine on a five-course Korean feast prepared by renowned Chicago husband and wife chef team Beverly Kim…

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Chicago Sister Cities International Festival

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

BUSAN: An Evening of Korean Traditional Music

The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago and the Busan Committee of CSCI present a P’ansori performance of scenes from The Song of Hŭngbo by Prof. Chan E. Park of Ohio State University. P’ansori, proclaimed as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2003, is a genre…