Events & Festivals
The Best Place to See Modern Korean Crafts
Korea's premier handmade festival, the Seoul International Handmade Fair (SIHF), will take place at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) from June 23rd through June 26th. The Living and Art Creative Center and the Seoul Design Foundation are co-hosting this year's SIHF.
This year's festival is the 3rd ever SIHF, and over 400 artisans and businesses will be participating. The exhibitors range from individual artisans to social enterprises and art groups. The exhibition space has been divided into themed areas such as, Living and Arts, Global, Creation, Tools, Green, and Global, and more. Visiting SIHF is a great way to browse and buy goods that can add some beauty and spark to everyday living, as well as learn more about the various social enterprises that exist in the Korean handmade scene. Additionally, SIHF will be offering a diverse workshop program for visitors to the fair to take part in. For visitors craving a bite to eat or a place to rest, the cafeteria or the Green Lounge are great places to stop, take a break, and try some handmade food.