Korea kultuuriklubi / Korean Culture Club

The Korean Culture Club is a series of events organised by the Department of the languages of the Asian region for promoting and introducing different aspects of Korean culture.

The project is supported by the Academy of Korean Studies and the Korean Embassy in Finland.

 The UT Korean Culture Club also has a Facebook group, where everyone can mingle and of course talk about topics, share events related to Korea and Korean culture. Join the Facebook group here

Upcoming events:

  • 30 September at 18:30, Venue: Lossi 3-307

Korean Movie Night "A Werewolf Boy"

Starring Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Young, is a 2012 South Korean film written and directed by Jo Sung Hee. The movie became the biggest hit melodrama in Korean cinematic history.

*Subtitles in English
*Entrance: FREE

 Event on Facebook

  • 21 October at 14:00-15:30, Venue: Assembly Hall at Hugo Treffner Gymnasium, Munga 12

The 1st K-Pop Dance Festival in Tartu! 

Submit your solo or group application here.
Deadline for the submission of applications: October 7, 2016

*Gift: All participants (Performers) will receive a complimentary gift.

 Event on Facebook

  • 18 November at 14:00, Venue: specified soon

Invited Lecture

The visiting speaker: Kim Soo-Gwon (Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Finland)

 Event on Facebook

  • 16 December at 14:00, Venue: specified soon

The 2nd Korean Speech Contest in Tartu

Submit your application here.
Deadline for the submission of applications: December 2, 2016

Qualification of Applicants: Estonians and Foreigners in Estonia whose mother tongue is not Korean

The Topics: 
- The relation between Korea and Estonia
- The Korean Culture and Society
- The most important thing in my life

The length of the speech is 5 minutes per participant.
The participants need to memorize their speech.

Evaluation Criteria: 
- Content and organization 
- Grammar and vocabulary
- Pronunciation and fluency
- Manner of presentation

- 1st place (1) Round Flight Ticket (From Estonia to Seoul, Korea, January 2017)
- 2nd place (2) Samsung Galaxy Tap
- 3rd place (2) Samsung Mobile phone

 Event on Facebook