Incheon Traditional Culture Centre
Not sure what to do whilst waiting for your flight outbound from Incheon Airport? Why not head over to the Traditional Culture Centre in Incheon Airport?
- Operating Hours: 7:00am-10:00pm
- Activity Fees: Free (may vary by program)
- Limited slots, up to 15 students per session.
Reserved for those in the departure hall of the airport, the Traditional Culture Centre has a wonderful variety of art work, performances and hands on activities.
The best bit? It’s all free!
The programmes you can do change every few months. Here’s a picture of a Najeon necklace being made!
Najeon neckalces are accessories created with the najeon technique. The method uses crushed abalone shell or sea shell (Mother of Pearl) to create a pattern. It is then finished with a natural lacquer.
Sometimes you can see it with a butterfly pattern, which represents joy, happiness, and beauty.
Other activities include making:
Ornamentally Painted Fans
Jewelry boxes out of Hanji (Traditional Korean Paper)
Small purses using Korean knotting techniques
Aside from these there are also performances:
And ‘Korea House’ has exhibitions of several Korean crafts like:
Traditional accessories and clothing
- Jeogori and Chima
Binyeo (Hair pin)
Norigae, a good luck charm