Dear KBS members and friends,
This is a friendly reminder of the KBS
event scheduled for Sat 26 Sep:
We are pleased to invite you to KBS Autumn
Excursion 2020: a special walking tour of Kyeongbok-Gung and ChilGung
guided by Dr. In-souk Cho. We will experience the palace with different
insights and also visit ChilGung, which is not very well known to the public
(everyone must present their official photo ID for security
clearance at the gate; managed by the Blue House security team).
Dr. Sunshik Min, the new KBS president, HM
Simon Smith and DHM Nikesh Mehta are confirmed to join us on the tour as well
as other members of the Executive Committee. We hope that you will also be
able to join us on this rare occasion during this special time.
The government just announced relaxing the
Social Distancing Measures down to Level 2 until 27th September, therefore, we
can go ahead with this event.
Date and time: 14:30 - 17:00 Sat 26 Sep
Assemble in front of the ticket office at the Gyeongbok Palace (광화문 통과해서
오른쪽, 경복궁 매표소 앞) by 14:20 (through the
Gwanghwamun Gate, to the right; see the photo of the ticket office
Cost: 10,000KRW (if you are new to KBS and have never been a member in
the past, you are welcomed to join this event as a taster. All other existing
members, please pay your membership fee (35,000KRW) for this year first to join
us on this event, we appreciate your support! Please ask Young Shin if you have
1. Please pay to the KBS account below
Society (사단법인 한영협회)
KEB Hana bank 하나은행
Account Number: 137-910011-94105
2. and RSVP to Young
Shin firstname.lastname@example.org by
Wednesday 23 Sep
*This event is
by pre-booking only.
Guide: CHO In-Souk, PhD (Architect / Principal of DaaRee Architect &
Associates / Director of Research Center for Conservation and Restoration of
Architectural Heritage, Seoul)
*Please make sure to wear a mask for
this event. Please stay home if you do not feel great.
*Please bring your official photo ID
for the entry to ChilGung.
<19th Century Royal residence in
Route: HeungRyemun Gate (inside) → Crown Prince Area
(BiHyeonGak-JaSeonDang) → King and Queen’s Bedchamber
(GangNyeongJeon-GyoTaeJeon) → HeungBokJeon (A royal reception hall of the
Joseon Dynasty) → Geoncheonggung Residence and HyangWonJi Pond (under
restoration work) + ChilGung (a photo ID must be presented)
*Many apologies if you have received more
than one notification from this email.
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