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House of Sharing English Tour, Sat 21 Sept 2019, Gwangju, Seoul


 
DATE: Saturday 21 September 2019
TIME: 12:00 - 18:00
COST: Entrance fee W5,000 incl video presentation / Concessions 3,000 KRW / Round trip transport from subway station W10,000
VENUE: House of Sharing Museum - Meet at Ganbyeon Subway Station, Line 2, Stop 214

DESCRIPTION: The House of Sharing (HoS)/Museum of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery (Nanum Jip-나눔의 집) provides information in English and Japanese in addition to Korean. The purpose of the visit is to learn the history of former "comfort women" (the women forced into sexual slavery during WWII by the Japanese military.)  House of Sharing was created as a home for some of the surviving eldery 'halmoni' (grandmothers) comfort women. The tour of the museum is conducted in English every 3rd Saturday by volunteers from the HoS International Outreach Team. 

TOUR SCHEDULE (subject to change):
12:00 Gathering at Gangbyeon station
13:30 HOS Tour I - Introduction & Watching a video
14:15 HOS Tour II - Museum tour
15:30 Q&A / Discussion session
16:00 Meeting survivors (variable.)
16:45 Departure

RESERVATION: To join the tour,  please email the following information, in advance, to nanum365@gmail.com 
1. Full name
2. Cell phone number
3. Date of the tour you wish to attend
4. Number of guests you will be bringing (not including yourself)
5. If you will be meeting us at Gangbyeon station or going directly to the House of Sharing
* Extra fees: Please bring 10,000 KRW in cash for the private bus to and from the House of Sharing (or 5,000 KRW if you only plan to take the bus one way and will arrange your own transportation the other way) plus extra money if you wish to make a donation or buy souvenirs from the gift shop

GETTING THERE: The HoS International Outreach Team will meet you at Exit #1 of Gangbyeon station (Line 2,  Stop 214) at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday to guide you. We will then take a private bus to the House of Sharing. Please arrive on time, as we will leave by 12:10 at the latest. If you arrive after this time, you may have to take public transportation to the House.

NOTE: The Museum of Sexual Slavery is open from Thursday to Sunday, 10-5PM. (Closed 1 January, Lunar New Year's Day and Cuseok Day).


Please visit: http://www.nanum.org/

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