Q[Hall Rental] [Use] After the rental, how do I arrange the settings such as event tables?
In principle, installation and demolition related to the event are carried out by the renter, and the requested equipment and fixtures can also be arranged and used on their own after checking the location.
In this process, the Citizens Hall Operation Team will guide and supervise.
The furniture should be always restored to its original state in principle, and you can carry out installation and removal accordingly.
Q[Exhibition/Education] [Anyone is an Artist] When can I apply for participation in the program?
Anyone is an Artist program will be opened through the website 10-14 days before class starts.
Q[Other] [Operation] What are the opening hours of the Citizens Hall?
What are the opening hours of the Citizens Hall?
** Hours (Mon–Sun): Winter (Nov–Feb): 9 AM–8 PM / Summer (Mar–Nov): 9 AM–9 PM (Closed on New Year’s Day, Seollal, and Chuseok)
** Hall rental application available time: Winter (Nov–Feb): 9 AM–7 PM, Summer (Mar–Oct): 9 AM–8 PM
Q[Performance/Market] [Flea Market] How do I participate in the flea market?
Every month, we recruit participants for the flea market through the notice at the bottom of the Citizens Hall website.
(Depending on the Citizens Hall operating schedule, the recruitment of flea market participants may not carry out.
Check the flea market-related information in the notice, fill out the application form and submit it via email (email@example.com).
Q[Performance/Market] [Saturday at the Hall] How do I watch the show?
Performances for Saturday at the Hall are held in the Open Lounge last Saturday of the month.
The Open Lounge is an open space that does not need entry and exit, so you can visit the Citizens Hall and look around freely.
However, please understand that it is a first-come, first-served basis as seating space is limited.
Q[Communication] [Sarangbang Workshop] How do I participate in Sarangbang Workshop?
Applicants recruitment will be announced on the website and blogs about 3 weeks before the program starts.
Both programs can be applied via email, and you can send an email with the application form attached to the post.
Q[Communication] [Sarangbang Workshop] What programs are there in Sarangbang Workshop?
Sarangbang Workshop is a program that talks about small and large problems in the daily lives of citizens, and produces those in various cultural contents.
It is divided into [City Photo Exhibition], which looks into the urban issues through photographs during the first half of the year, and [City Film Festival], which produces films in a video production workshop during the second half.
In addition, each work created through the workshop is displayed at the Citizens Hall.
Q[Wedding] When are weddings held?
Citizens Hall's small and meaningful wedding used to be held only on Saturdays until 2014, then changed to Sunday from 2015.
Currently, it is held every Sunday and once on the second Saturday of each month.
If you are prospective grooms and brides wishing to have a wedding, please refer to this and apply.
Q[Performance/Market] [Saturday at the Hall] What kind of program is Saturday at the Hall?
It is a major event of the Citizens Hall held on the last Saturday of every month.
You can enjoy various events such as performances, exhibitions, and experiences that match a different theme each month.
Q[Other] Are there any parking lots and parking fees when visiting Citizens Hall?
When visiting the Citizens Hall, you can use the underground parking lot of the Seoul City Hall However, parking spaces are very limited, so please use public transportation if possible.
▶ Parking fees: KRW 1,000 per 10 minutes (Charged from 9 AM–6 PM on weekdays)
Q[Other] [Program Participation] Is there a fee for program participation?
Most performances and classes held at Citizens Hall are free of charge.
However, in the case of education and experience classes, you may have to prepare material costs. (To be announced in advance)
Q[Wedding] Do you have a brochure with detailed information for weddings?
You can download (*PDF file) the 'Citizens Hall Wedding Casebook' from the 'Wedding guide' of the Citizens Hall wedding on the Citizens Hall website. You can also view it at the Seoul Bookstore in the Citizens Hall.
Q[Wedding] How can I get information about the Citizens Hall wedding?
You can get information about Citizens Hall weddings through online media such as the Citizens Hall website, NAVER Cafe and blogs, and Facebook.
Q[Wedding] Do the wedding applicants have to do wedding preparation such as dress, makeup, and photos themselves?
You can prepare yourself if you wish, or if you find it difficult to prepare yourself, you can hire an agency among the Citizens Hall wedding partners so they can prepare for you.
The cost will vary depending on the composition and quantity of required wedding items you choose, and the applicant will bear it.
Q[Wedding] What is a Citizens Hall wedding partner?
They are partners that sympathize with the basic goals of the Citizens Hall wedding, mainly social enterprises and non-profit organizations focusing on eco-friendly, sharing, and small weddings, and they will help applicants to fulfill the wedding they want.
Q[Wedding] What are the criteria for selecting Citizens Hall wedding applicants?
Firstly, the review will be conducted on the application form submitted and the wedding plan, and in addition, whether to complete the preparatory couple education, whether to live in Seoul, the desired date, and the added score for first-come-first-served will be taken into consideration to select the wedding people.
Q[Wedding] How do I apply for a wedding?
We receive online applications through the website.
Q[Wedding] What are the characteristics of the Citizens Hall wedding?
Rather than the same old wedding, it has characteristics of a stylish wedding with your own story, a good wedding that thinks about the environment, sharing, and donation, family events leisurely held in a special space, and a simple and reasonable wedding that eliminates unnecessary wasteful processes.
Q[Wedding] What is the fee for using the Citizens Hall Wedding?
A fixed amount of KRW 127,600 (including tax) is paid for the use of the Citizens Hall space (Taepyeong Hall) as well as wedding decorations and fixtures.
Q[Wedding] What is the wedding place and how many people can it accommodate?
Weddings at the Citizens Hall are held in the 2nd basement floor of Taepyeong Hall in the Citizens Hall and the outdoor space of the Seoul Institute, and each can accommodate up to 100 guests
Q[Wedding] What kind of event is “Citizens Hall Wedding”?
A 'small but meaningful wedding' is prepared to remedy the negative effects that the existing marriage culture that causes emotional and economic pain to citizens with empty formalities and vanity.
We await the participation of prospective couples who will join in the beautiful marriage culture promotion campaign initiated by Seoul.
Q[Exhibition/Education] [Education/Experience] After applying for the program, how can I check if my application is sent?
You can check the program application details in the [My Information] at the top of the website.
Q[Exhibition/Education] [Anyone is an Artist] How do I apply for a companion?
If it is a one-time program where the same content is repeated, duplicate participation is not accepted, and up to two people can apply with the applicator's ID.
* When using parents’ ID you can apply for up to 2 children with your ID, and parents cannot participate in the experience program.
Q[Exhibition/Education] How are applicants for the [Anyone is an Artist] program selected?
The number of applicants varies depending on the participating program, and the application is closed on a first-come, first-service basis through the website with the notified number of persons.
Q[Exhibition/Education] [Education/Experience] What are the education and experience programs?
The Citizens Hall Education & Experience Programs include Anyone is an Artist and special education & experience programs that run each season.
1. The 'Anyone is an Artist' program is a program that displays the results created through art education at the Citizens Hall, which runs every semester.
2. 'Special Education/Experience Program' is an experiential program that is run on special days such as Children's Day and March 1st Independence Movement Day.
Q[Exhibition/Education] Can I have a docent tour guide?
Docents may be placed in some special exhibitions. If a docent is placed, the tour and time will be notified through the website.
Q[Exhibition/Education] Can I take pictures in the gallery space?
You can take pictures in the exhibition space of the Citizens Hall.
However, please be careful not to disturb other visitors.
Q[Exhibition/Education] What are the gallery opening hours and how much is the admission fee?
The gallery opening hours are the same as the Citizens Hall hours.
Hours: Winter (Nov–Feb): 9 AM – 8 PM / Summer (Mar–Oct): 9 AM – 9 PM
Gallery admission is free, but for some special exhibitions, experience programs such as workshops may be charged.
Q[Exhibition/Education] What kind of space is the Citizens Hall's gallery?
The galleries in the Citizens Hall are storytelling exhibitions where you can read the lives of the city of Seoul and the citizens, , and exhibitions based on citizen participation, which exhibit a variety of works including paintings, sculptures, and installations.
Q[Performance/Market] [Dynamic Concert] Who are the artists participating in the Dynamic concert?
It is a total of 70 teams of “Citizens Hall Artists” selected through auditions, covering various genres (e.g. jazz, band, rap, ocarina, ‘70s/’80s folk), dance, craft, and experience programs.
Q[Performance/Market] [Baseurak Concert] What should I do to watch the concert?
The Baseurak Concert is a free performance and is available with advance application and on-site admission. Advance application can be made on the website according to the performance schedule, and on-site admission may be possible depending on seat availability on the day of the performance.
Q[Performance/Market] [Baseurak Concert] How is the concert composed of mainly?
It will be a concert by the Citizens Hall artists and special performance teams. Performances of various genres such as a cappella, indie band, rock, traditional music and jazz will be held four times a year. *More details will be announced on the website at a later time.
Q[Performance/Market] [Citizens Hall Artist] How can I become a Citizens Hall artist?
Auditions for Citizens Hall artists are held every two years. You can check the information through the recruitment announcement on the Citizens Hall website and send the application form with the required documents attached to the Citizens Hall email address.
Q[Hall Rental] [Use] What is the procedure for using additional facilities when renting the hall?
After the rental is approved, detailed event content, plans, and dates will be discussed by filling out the Basic Rental Plan, and it will also include requests for necessary equipment, fixtures, and facilities. Availability will be notified according to the content of submitted rental plan and requests for equipment and facilities. The facility usage fee is included in the hall rental fee, and no additional fees are added.
Q[Hall Rental] [Period] How long can I rent it for?
Hall rentals are available from 9 AM to 9 PM in winter (Nov–Feb) and 9 AM to 2 PM in summer (Mar–Oct) during the Citizens Hall’s opening hours. The rental time includes the event running time and the event preparation and withdrawal time.
Q[Hall Rental] [Discount] What are the criteria for discount policies such as a reduction in rental fees in Seoul?
For the events hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the rental fee will be fully exempted, and for events sponsored by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Cultural Foundation, half of the rental fee will be exempted. For other events, rental fee reduction or exemption will be decided according to the approval of the Citizens Hall Steering Advisory Committee.
Q[Hall Rental] [Hall Rental Fee] How do I pay the rental fee?
In the case of the approved rental event, after finally discussing by filling out the hall rental basic plan and hall rental agreement, you can pay the rental amount that you received via your registered email address to the designated account within the specified period. In this process, the rental fee reduction or exemption will be reviewed, and the eligible individual and group will be notified separately.
Q[Hall Rental] [Approval] When can I find out whether the rental is approved?
After sending the rental application through the website, you can check whether or not it has been approved within 30 days of the rental date, and you will be contacted individually for detailed information about the procedures.
Q[All] [Approval] What are the review criteria for rental approval?
Rental will be not approved if it falls within the scope of events not possible to rent in the rental regulations document attached to the rental information page, and rentals for events that do not violate the basic purpose of the Citizens Hall as an open space for citizens will be approved. For more details, please check the 'Hall Rental Regulations' in 'Rent a Space'.
Q[Hall Rental] [Application] What is the exact procedure for rental application?
You can apply for rental on the Citizens Hall website.
The detailed procedure for rental application is as follows.
1. Check the rental dates and location in the rental application on the Citizens Hall website.
2. The officer in charge of hall rental checks the online application details and sends a related email 3. After checking the information email, the applicant submits relevant documents and pays the rental fee by bank transfer.
4. The management team reviews the submitted documents and payment and make a final approval on the rental
5. Carry out the event on the day (Check for necessary equipment in advance)
6. After the event, confirm the removal (restore to original state)
Q[Hall Rental] [Application] What are the criteria for the rental available dates?
You can check the hall rental details that have been approved through the hall rental status calendar on the Citizens Hall website. Rental application can be made up to 10 days before the rental application date, and detailed rental availability can be checked through the desired dates and location in the rental status.
Q[Saturdays are for Visiting Citizens Hall(cheong(聽)] What id the Communication Concert?
[Saturdays are for Visiting Citizens Hall(cheong(聽)] What id the Communication Concert?
One of the lecture programs of Saturdays are for Visiting Citizens Hall, the typical event of Citizens Hall held in Feb., Apr., Jun., Aug., and Oct. .
Lecturers from a variety of fields and citizens gather on stage to share in a set topic of discussion.
Q[Saturdays are for Visiting Citizens Hall(cheong(聽)] How can I watch the Communication Concert?
The concert is held at 4 p.m. on the last Saturday of the month at Open Lounge.
The lounge is an open space and there is no entrance or exit.
Please come to Citizens Hall and enjoy the programs as you please.
However, seats are limited, so we suggest you arrive before 3 p.m., as seats are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Q[Talk about policy] What kind of program is this?
is a program that collects fresh ideas that could bring happy changes to the everyday lives of Seoul citizens.
Selected ideas will be systemized and suggested to Seoul's city administration through development workshops.
Q[Talk about policy] When will the suggested opinion be applied to administrative policy?
Policy opinions selected through idea proposal and presentation will be transferred to Seoul City for review.
Also, a selected person will receive a cash prize from Seoul City.
Q[Sarangbang Workshop] What kinds of programs are there?
The workshop program allows citizens to talk about all types of issues in their daily lives and put them in various cultural contexts.
The workshop is divided into that handles urban problems during the first half year and in which participants can film movies via smartphone video producing workshop during the later half of the year.
All works created through the workshop will be displayed in Citizens Hall.
Q[Sarangbang Workshop] How to participate.
New recruiting will be announced on the homepage and blog three weeks prior to commencement of the program.
You can apply for the two programs by email.
Please download and fill out the application attached on the post and email it to us to complete the registration process.