King Sejong Institute News

2018-09-07 00:00:02

At Calligraphy Exhibit Opening, Korean Dancers Showcased Beauty in Motion

dsc1322 Sept. 7th, 2018, traditional Korean dancers from Cheongju, Korea, performed at the opening of a calligraphy dance exhibit at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) showcasing beauty in motion. Flowing movement, perfect steps by the Korean dancers provided those gathered with a spectacular performance consisting of a series of dances.  

Korea's Ambassador to Lithuania Sung-joo Choi, residing in Warsaw, attended the exhibition opening and addressed participants.

MRU Rector Assoc. Prof. Algirdas Monkevičius addressed those gathered including 28 calligraphers from Korea that were on hand at the opening. King Sejong Institute student, studying Korean language Urtė Butkutė was the event's Master of Ceremonies introducing performers in both Korean and English language.

Traditional Korean dancers, including the 36-year-old Kim Min Woo, traveled from Cheongju, Korea to perform at the event.

The Calligraphy Exhibit, now on display in the MRU Rotunda Hall, features the work of 28 Korean calligraphers, most of whom were at the opening ceremony.

Lithuanian performers Fausta Savickaitė, Augustina Vizbaraitė and Aleksandras Vizbaras (on piano) performed during the opening as well.