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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

May is the Month of Family in Songpa

The Songpa-gu Office to Hold Many Special Family Events in May

Special Event for Encouraging Filial Piety

On the occasion of Parents’ Day (May 8), the Songpa-gu Office will hold a special event for presenting carnations to local senior citizens and presenting awards to exemplary filial children.
The Songpa Youth Choir will also hold a performance for senior citizens.
· When: 1:30 – 4:00 PM, May 6
· Where: Seoul Nori Madang, Seokchon Lake
Senior Welfare Division 2147-2920

Children's Day Grand Festival

Songpa is planning a Grand Festival for children, who are our future hope.
Charter for Children will be announced and performances will be held for children.
· When : 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, May 3
· Where : Seoul Nori Madang, Seokchon Lake
Women & Child Care Division 2147-2760

The 2nd National Greatest Daddy Contest

This contest attracted great attention last year.
In its second occasion, the annual event will be held to encourage hard-working fathers nationwide.
· Eligible applicants : Housewives and children in Korea
· Applications to be submitted by May 13
Women & Child Care Division 2147-2760

The 1st Nolja (Merrymaking) Festival

During the festival, a variety of programs to watch, experience, and enjoy will be prepared for the youth.
The event will be held to provide young folks with an opportunity to have a good time under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
· When : May 20 and 21
· Where : World Peace Gate, Olympic Park
Youth Division 2147-3790

Traditional Coming-of-Age Ceremony

Traditionally, this ceremony has been considered as the first step preceding the other important ceremonies in life: wedding, funeral, and worshipping ancestors.
This ceremony will be held to encourage those who will become adults to fulfill their responsibilities and obligations as members of the community.
This year, the event will be held with 50 soon-to-be-adults as a significant hands-on experience.
· When : May 21
· Where : Seoul Nori Madang, Seokchon Lake
Culture & Sports Division 2147-2800

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