The Sejong Cultural Society strives to advance awareness and understanding of Korea's cultural heritage amongst people in the United States by reaching out to the younger generations through contemporary creative and fine arts. more
Eligibility: US and Canadian residents age 25 and younger
Categories: sijo and essay
Eligibility: pre-college students
Categories: violin and piano
The Sejong Prize for Music Composition
Eligibility: open to all composers
|Oct 15, 2017||2017 Benefit Dinner
Keynote speaker: Linda Sue Park
|Oct 21, 2017||Sijo Workshop|
|Oct 21, 2017||Music Inspired by Korean Poetry|
|Nov 12, 2017||2017 Music Competition|
|Feb 28, 2018||2018 Writing deadline|
Video recordings of three high school English teachers teaching sijo writing in their classes. (VA, WI and TN)
The sijo poetry form captures a Harvard professor's imagination - Read the Boston Globe's interview of Sejong Cultural Society Writing Committee member and competition judge David McCann on sijo in America. more
KBS2TV broadcast (in Korean) - TV news station in Korea, KBS2TV covered the Sejong Cultural Society's series of sijo events in April 2010, including a sijo-based poetry reading session with Korean traditional music, writing workshop, and seminar for English teachers.
|4/26/17||2017 Writing Competition results now available.
essay winners | sijo winners
winning entries | judges
|12/4/16||2017 Writing Competition deadline extended to March 6.
info | apply
|12/4/16||2016 Music Competition results now available.
winners | judges
|3/1/16||2016 Writing Competition now closed.|
|8/17/15||2015 Sejong Prize for Composition results now available.
winner & honorable mentions | judges
|INFO||Added video examples of writing teachers teaching about the sijo in their classes|
|INFO||An introduction to the Sejong Cultural Society in Korean is now available. 세종문화회 소개 (한글)|