Mar 10, 2019

Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles

  • Crimson Education
  • 5505 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Multiple Workshop Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Skill Building Other

Description

Dedicated to Expanding Knowledge of Korea Located at 5505 Wilshire Blvd., in the Miracle Mile District, the Korean Cultural Center is the axis of Korean heritage in Los Angeles. The Korean Cultural Center welcomes the general public to experience the rich traditions and history of Korea through specialized programs, sponsored events, and multiple learning resources. Operated by the Korean government's Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, the Korean Cultural Center is dedicated to providing insights into the rich cultural heritage of Korea. We encourage everyone to visit and learn something new about a nation with a history spanning more than 5,000 years. 

 

For more information visit the official website here.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

X/5 = 0

Being part of the cultural center is more about connecting with the Korean culture and community. You can also start your own Korean club at your school and use the center as a resource to assist with the fundamentals of your club. Additionally, the cultural center participates in many Korean festivals throughout the year in Los Angeles.  

Participation Cost

X/5 = 1

It is free to take part in most programs with the Korean cultural center including field trips. Students who have started a Korean Cultural club at their school have very low costs for these types of clubs in general. You might have to pay member dues or plan events centered around Korean culture but nothing too expensive.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

X/5 = 3

The cultural center does offer Korean language classes for adults. If you are trying to learn the Korean language this will take a larger skill set and dedication. 

Time Commitment

X/5 = 3

Korean Cultural Clubs in high schools and Universities usually meet once a week. They also generally plan cultural events throughout the year as well. The Cultural Center has events year round for workshops, art, language, Korean Cinema etc. You are welcome to look at their calendar of events for more information. 

Application Deadline

n/a

Application Process Includes

Anyone can join and take part in activities based off of their interests at the Korean Culture Center in Los Angeles. If you wanted to start a Korean Culture Club at your school, you can check with your administrative staff on what that would entail. Using the center for advice and as a connection to start your club can be a great resource. You can also check with them about field trips and helping you plan specific Korean cultural events for your school throughout the year. 

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