Project Details

Code: IWO-79
Start date: 30 jul 2018
End date: 10 ago 2018
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Category: CULTURAL
Theme: HERI
Country: Korea South
State: Seocheon
Airport: Aeropuerto Internacional de Incheon (ICN)
Minimum Age: 18

Description

The Baekje is one of ancient kingdoms in Korean history. This kingdom located in the mountainous mid-western region of the Korean peninsula and lasted about 700 years from B.C. 18 to A.D. 660. The Baekje historic area has eight archaeological sites dating from 475-660 A.D. including the Gongsanseong fortress and royal tombs at Songsan-ri related to the Ungjin capital Gongju; the archaeological site in Gwanbuk-ri and Busosanseong fortress, Jeongnimsa temple site, royal tombs in Neungsan-ri and Naseong city wall related to the Sabi capital Buyeo; the archaeological site in
anggung-ri and the Mireuksa temple site in Iksan related to the secondary Sabi capital.
In July, 2015, Baekje historic areas became a World Heritage site. UNESCO World Heritage Committee adopted a statement of the Outstanding Universal Value(OUV) for the Baekje historic areas the reason why contributed to the cultural development in the ancient East Asia. The aim of this project is promoting the importance and value of the Baekje Historic areas to local people and volunteers from over the world and raising its awareness.

Work And Activities

Participants will organize the global culture camp for youth not only to give them awareness of world heritage site but also experience cultures of other contries. In addition, they will be known more about the importance of world heritage but also to teach how the other country treat the world heritage through this project.

Accommodation And Food

shared rooms with other volunteers in the school dormitory /Meals are provided.

Place

Seocheon

Language

English