Experience Korea in a moment!

Welcome to the Pyynikin Uimahalli space in the heart of Tampere, where the Korea Center Tampere will open from April to August 2024 (at Pirkankatu 10). This unique centre will allow you to immerse yourself in Korean culture and experiences.

Opening Hours April – May:

  • Tuesday 10 – 14
  • Thursday 10 – 18
  • Friday 14 – 16

KCT also offers various short courses and workshops, such as calligraphy and meditation, run by the King Sejong Institute Tampere. Several thematic events will also take place during the pilot – on 4 May, the Night of Museums will celebrate May, the month of families.

The courses offered by the King Sejong Institute can be found at Vimmart – yhdenvertaisen taiteen oppilaitos/Tampereen King Sejong -instituutti (pilvikanava.fi)

What does the Korea Center have to offer?

  • Hanbok traditional costumes
  • Korean Meditation Short Courses: learn the secrets of Korean meditation and find your inner peace
  • Calligraphy: explore the world of calligraphy and learn the art of beautiful letters
  • Discover the art of calligraphy and learn how to discover the mysteries of Korean calligraphy
  • Story hours for kids: children can enjoy story time with Korean culture
  • Conversations over tea or coffee: relax and exchange ideas with other people interested in culture
  • Themed events

Please note that wheelchair access to the space is not completely accessible. There are two entrances, one on the left with a three-centimetre step and one with a five-centimetre step. The entrance is 81 cm wide.

Korea Center’s partners are ACCAC Finland/Esteetön taide ja kulttuuri ry and Vimmar Inclusive Art School, which has operated King Sejong Institute in Tampere since the autumn of 2022.

he Korea Center Tampere is a five-month pilot, and Operation Pirkanmaa, the legacy program of Tampere ECoC bid, grants the venue. Korea Center will run until the end of August. The pilot aims to find out whether there is a continued interest in Korean culture and whether there is a need to develop the idea further.

Welcome to experience Korea in a moment!

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