International Events

The Library provides various materials from overseas Korean literature events.

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    • France

    The Paris International Book Fair

    2012/03/14 to 2012/03/22
    The 32nd Paris International Book Fair was held from March 16th to 19th, Japanese literature and graphic novels. Japanese graphic novels attracted particular attention, especially from young French readers.
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    • China

    Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers

    2010/01/01
    In 2010, the Korean Literature Essay Contest was held in 16 countries with various designated works of Korean literature. The contest, launched in 2005 in three countries, has established itself as a major event in the field of Korean literature. In 2010, the contest was open not only to students...
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    • USA

    PEN World Voices Festival

    2008/04/29 to 2008/05/04
    LTI Korea sent the novelist Kim Young-ha to the 2008 PEN world Voices Festival in New York. At the festival, Kim Young-ha read from his debut novel I Have The Right To Destroy Myself. At one of the roundtables that took place on May 2nd and 3rd, Kim Young-ha talked about the public and private...
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    • Germany

    Korean Literature Reading Night

    2005/09/09 to 2005/10/30
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    • Argentina

    LTI Korea: The Argentina Forum

    2013/04/25 to 2013/05/05
    The Buenos Aires International Book Fair ( Spanish: Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires ) is held every April in Buenos Aires , Argentina , and is one of the top five book expos in the world, oriented to the literary community as well as to the general public.
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    • USA

    Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers

    2011/02/01 to 2011/04/30
    16 Korean Literature Essay Contests on various works of Korean literature were held in 15 countries in 2011. First held in 2005 in 3 countries, this year’s contest included not only Korean Studies students at universities but high school students and members of the general public, kindling interest...
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    • Japan

    Tokyo International Book Fair

    2006/07/05 to 2006/07/13
    Tokyo International Book Fair is Japan's largest publishing event where publishing companies from 25 countries and 65,000 visitors get together under one roof. Exhibitors utilise TIBF to negotiate publication rights, as well as to sell books to bookstores, schools and librarlies throughout Japan...
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    • Czech

    Book World Prague

    2011/05/09 to 2011/05/15
    Master Ko Un wrote a short poem on Prague, the city he has visited a few years ago and where he is heading this May. He will take part in Prague´s international book fair Svět knihy where he will launch the second book of his poems published in Czech translation. Source: http://www.mzv.cz/seoul/en/...
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    • Peru

    Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers

    2008/08/05 to 2008/08/08
    The Korean Literature Essay Contest, which began in earnest in 2006 to ensure a potential readership for Korean literature, was held again in 2008 in 13 countries: USA, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Russia (2 events), Turkey, Bulgaria, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Peru and Mexico. A total of 14...
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    • Russia

    Korea-Russia Literary Event

    2007/11/30 to 2007/12/06
    At the beginning of December, LTI Korea sent the writers Ko Un, Jang Jung-Il, Choi In-Suk, and Kim Seon-wu and the critic Seo Young-chae to Russia for a literary exchange program. Throughout the lecture, reading, and discussion programs, these writers talked with Russian writers about their own...

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