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Visit to Daegu 2011
 
29 robots deployed at 21 elementary schools from December 27 / English education to be conducted with robots
In a move that has recently drawn attention from major overseas media organizations (New York Times, CNN and Time), Daegu Metropolitan City will deploy 29 English teaching assistant robots at 21 high schools in the city, and conduct pilot education for 14 weeks (Dec. 27, 2010 to Mar. 31, 2011). The city starts lessons involving the robots in earnest by holding an opening ceremony in the audiovisual room of Hakjeong Elementary School in Buk-gu district at 11 a.m. on December 27. ○ Daegu completed deployment of the 29 teaching assistant robots at 21 elementary schools by investing 1.6 billion won in the project jointly with the Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the Daegu Metropolitan Office of Education. The robot was developed by the Knowledge Economy Frontier Intelligence Robot Program. ...
Daegu Metropolitan City wins presidential prize in Korea’s Local Autonomy Management Awards
The Daegu Metropolitan City has applied for and received the top grade in three categories of good policy, namely improvement of business environment, development of culture and tourism products, and environmental management of the good policy assessment, in the “7th Korea Local Autonomy Management Award” hosted jointly by the Ministry of Public Administration and Security. The city was thus awarded the presidential award, or the general grand prize, during the “Opening Ceremony and Award Ceremony for the Seventh Local Autonomy Management Awards,” which took place at the COEX Exhibition Center in Seoul at 10:30 a.m. on December 22...
Medal design for IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 publicized
The Organizing Committee for the IAAF World Championships Daegu unveiled medal designs for the upcoming event after winning approval from the IAAF Council ...
Medal design for IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 publicized
Wide variety of Year-end, New Year’s Day culture events held
Daegu Metropolitan City will convene diverse cultural events to bid farewell to the momentous year 2010and to bid a hopeful welcome to 2011, the Year of the Rabbit, in a more meaningful way. The events include a bell tolling ceremony to wish for the success of 2011 Visit Daegu Year and the IAAF World Championships Daegu, as well as sunrise festivals, year-end concerts and New Year’s concerts...
Shincheon Skating Rink opens at 2 pm, Dec. 17 for 52-day run through Feb. 6, 2011
This winter, Daegu Metropolitan City will again install and operate free of charge the Shincheon Skating Rink along the banks of the Shincheon stream to allow citizens to improve their health and enjoy leisure and sports activities during the winter season. ○ The Shincheon Skating Rink will be installed in a space collectively extending 2,530 sq. meters, including an ice rink measuring 1,830 sq. meters (30 meters X 30 meters) and amenities (resting hall, rental hall, restrooms and spectators seats) at Sports in Living Plaza, located near the downstream Daebong Bridge along the banks of the Shincheon. ...
 
learning korean
대구시청 입니까? ( Is this Daegu's city hall?)
[daegusicheong imnikka]
 
Lee Qua-dae
Daegu’s Proud Artist: Lee Qua-dae
◈ Period: 2011.1.05 - 2011.2.16
◈ Venue: Exhibition Hall 12, Daegu Culture & Arts Center
2011 New Year’s Concert of Daegu Symphony Orchestra
2011 New Year’s Concert of Daegu Symphony Orchestra
◈ Period:2011.01.07 - 2011.01.07
◈ Venue: Palgong Hall
 
 
Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Culture Center
Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Culture Center
Located in Daegu's Herb Medicine Alley, the Culture Center is maintained by the Yangnyeongsi Preservation Foundation...
Daegu Bangjja Yugi Museum
Daegu Bangjja Yugi Museum
Daegu Bangjja Yugi Museum is Korea's first bronzeware-specialized museum built to preserve the Bangjja Yugi..
Ddaro Gukbap
Ddaro Gukbap
This unique food has a tradition of more than 50 years dating back to the days of Korean War...
Fried Makchang
Fried Makchang
It goes better with liquor than rice as a sub dish. Since 1970s, the citizens of Daegu have been enjoying Makchang..
 
 
Colorful Daegu IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 Water Forum