“Culture Wednesday” is a government plan to enhance and enrich the lives of the people residing and visiting Korea.
Every last Wednesday of each month is known to be Culture Wednesday. January 29 was the first time this kicked off and it will repeat every month. Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism hope this new program will be chance for everyone to enjoy culture and eventually boost the demand for more. This may lead to the boosting of the cultural industry in Korea.
Free admission or big discounts are offered in public cultural establishments, such as museums, concert halls, and palaces. To add onto this cultural day, the government is encouraging private sectors to participate. There have been special discounts on movies, concerts, sports tickets, and other events that many other companies have decided to join into this program.
To get more information about the program, go to www.culture.go.kr/wday.