Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) will be launching the maedeup (Korean Traditional Knots)
exhibit on August 8 in the hope that this special exhibit will provide
awareness among the Filipinos and appreciation of the Korean Traditional Art of
Thousand Years: The Story of Knots,” the exhibit will be featuring Korea’s
well-loved traditional knot art which is known for its intricate and complex
designs. Originally developed out of need to survive by the early Korean
settlers, the maedeup
eventually developed into a distinct decorative art that has become an
important part of the country’s history. Throughout the thousand years of
history, maedeup has generated
countless uses for fashion and household items, even articles used for rituals
and the military.
The exhibit is free and open to the
public. It will run until September 30.