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HappeningPH Literature News! Unlocking the World of K-Lit—Meet the Mentor and Pop-Up Exhibition

HappeningPH Literature News! Unlocking the World of K-Lit—Meet the Mentor and Pop-Up Exhibition

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It’s a literature haven for the month of October at the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC)! 

The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC),  is thrilled to announce a captivating fusion of events that will immerse attendees in the rich world of Korean literature. Join us for “Meet the Mentor: K-Novelist Book Talk Show” featuring renowned mystery-thriller author Jeong Youjeong and the “K-Lit: Turning Pages of Korea”, a Korean modern literature pop-up exhibition.

The Meet the Mentor series, known for its commitment to cultural education through workshops, seminars, and talks, returns with an exploration of Korean literature. Jeong Youjeong, the award-winning author of the international bestseller “The Good Son” and “Seven Years of Darkness,” will take you on a journey through the intricacies of her unique storytelling.

Meet the Mentor: K-Novelist Book Talk Show 

Registration Link: bit.ly/K-NovelistTalkReg 

The Meet the Mentor series, known for its commitment to cultural education through workshops, seminars, and talks, returns with an exploration of Korean literature. Jeong Youjeong, the award-winning author of the international bestseller “The Good Son” and “Seven Years of Darkness,” will take you on a journey through the intricacies of her unique storytelling.

Translated and published in 22 countries, she has garnered global acclaim for their distinctive style and profound exploration of the “backside of human nature.” Her works feature compelling narratives, intricate plots, bold prose, and vibrant characters that transcend the boundaries between fiction and reality.

Meet the Mentor: K-Novelist Book Talk Show in partnership with National Library of the Philippines, Rizal Library, and Fully Booked will be held on October 10 – 11 at National Library of the Philippines, Rizal Library – Ateneo de Manila University, and Fully Booked BGC High Street Branch. With varying themes, the event aims to share insights to different Filipino audiences such as authors, creative writing students, and book lovers. Please refer below for more details: 

K-Lit: Turning Pages of Korea, a Korean Modern Literature Pop-up Exhibition

Jump into the world of K-literature! This immersive exhibition happening from October 13 to November 18 at the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines invites visitors to delve deeper into Korean modern literature through displays of one hundred Korean books and special sections dedicated to four main books. 

Explore these specialized corners showcasing internationally acknowledged books and novelists, including Jeong Youjeong’s “Seven Years of Darkness,” Son Wonpyung’s “Almond” and Cheon Meyung-gwan’s “Whale”. These sections offer diverse genres such as mystery, young adult, and fantasy, ensuring a unique literary experience for everyone.

If you are captivated by the wonders of Korean literature and want to explore each book displayed, make sure to visit the KCC library after the exhibition closes!  In the meantime, during the month-long exhibit, the KCC will hold exciting events like bookmark making and book hunt. Stay tuned for more information to be announced on KCC’s social media channels. 

Both events promise to provide attendees with a unique and enriching cultural experience. Whether you’re a literature enthusiast, a curious reader, or someone looking to expand their cultural horizons, these events are not to be missed.

Registration for the K-Novelist Book Talk Show is now open. Reserve your spot at bit.ly/K-NovelistTalkReg.

While the K-Lit: Turning Pages of Korea exhibit is open to the public from October 13 to November 18, Monday to Saturday (excluding holidays) from 9AM-4PM at the 5F Multipurpose Hall of KCC located in Taguig City. No registration needed!

Know more about Jeong Youjeong:

https://library.ltikorea.or.kr/writer/200108 

KCC’s Social Media Channels:

Website: https://phil.korean-culture.org/EN

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KoreanCulturalCenterPH

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kccphil/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KCCPHIL

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@kccphil

For Media Inquiries:

Haeju JungEvents and PR OfficerM: +639273800921 E: events_haeju@koreanculture.ph Reya BuenaventuraPR OfficerM: +639171758504E: pr@koreanculture.ph