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The History and Future of Taekwondo Kukkiwon,
the Center of Taekwondo Culture

Kukkiwon as the World Taekwondo Headquarters
has vitalized Taekwondo in the form of the leading martial art
by globalizing it since its foundation 1972.

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Introduction

Taekwondo Demonstration, the essence of the Taekwondo Kukkiwon Demonstration Team taking the lead. Introduction As a civil diplomatic corps, the team has been conducting demonstration tours around 10 countries every year in order to introduce and spread Taekwondo and the Korean culture world wide. The demonstrations performed abroad and in welcoming important people visiting Korea are superior diplomatic activities in themselves. Such performances enhance Taekwondo's global appeal and the value of Korean culture.

In addition, the team presents a new model of Taekwondo demonstration that sticks to the traditional ways but at the same time adapts to changes whenever necessary. It also contributes to the tourism industry by planning and performing regular demonstrations for international tourists visiting Korea.

  1. 01. About 70 members who are the top Taekwondo practitioners in the world in skill and tradtion
  2. 02. Established in 1974 World Demonstration tours in around 100 countries.
  3. 03. Contribute to spreading Korean culture all civil Diplomatic corps.

2018 Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team Dispatch Country

Germany, Poland, Bulgaria
Country Date Event Name
Australia 05.03~05.08 2018 Sydney Korea Festival
Uganda 06.19~06.24 Uganda Defense Industry Exhibision
China 07.01~07.12 Friendship Culture Week Event, Chinese University Taekwondo Championships
South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini 07.26~08.10 Culture_Connected in South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland
Canada, United States of America 08.03~08.14 Korean Culture Festival, 2018 LA K-CON
Uzbekistan, Russia 09.19~10.05 The Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championship
Japan 09.21~09.23 2018 Korea-Japan Festival Hanmadang in Tokyo
Thailand, Vietnam 10.04.~10.14 International Confernce in commenmoration of the 60th Anniversary of Thailand-Korea Diplomatic Relations,2018 Hoi An Korea Festival
Kenya, Uganda 10.12.~10.24 The Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championship
Singapore, India 10.14~10.22 General Meeting of International Federation of Trade Unions(ITF), The Mumbai Consul General Taekwondo Competition
United States of America, Canada 10.25~11.06 The Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championship, Demonstration of Visit to Military Academy in Canada
Pakistan 11.01~11.07 The Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championship
Poland 11.08~11.20 European Taekwondo Championship, Korean Cultural Center Cup(Poomsae Competition)
China 11.17~11.19 Shanghai Citizen Sports Festival Taekwondo League
Croatia 11.23~11.29 The Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championship
Mexico 11.24~12.12 Performence by Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team
France 12.13~12.19 The Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championship
China 12.21~12.24 Asia Taekwondo Hanmadang