Introducing you the corporate cultural responsibility activities by KT for your better life
KT Square is a 3,200m2-sized (1,000 pyeong) multicultural space opened to the public in May 2010. The KT Square houses a 208-seat hall, "Dream Hall" for variety of performances and provides opportunities to experience an advanced IT technology, 5G, and the latest IT devices.
It also houses a museum for a 130-year history of communication of Korea, Gallery KT providing a show room for the latest 5G technology, Cafe servicing coffee and various drinks, and M&S store helping joining subscription of KT services and offering consultation
Gallery tour is a special and unique service by KT Square for visitors to enjoy the Gallery 130 that displays history and tradition of Korea’s communication and the Gallery Future that allows them to sensory experiences for the advanced communication technology leading the world with a professional curator.
Moving between the 1st floor and the 2nd floor as if to listen to the conversation between the past and the future, visitors can enjoy exciting and beneficial tours with easy to understand explanation and information.
- Additional consultation is required for the rental during non-operating hours
- Application -> Review -> Notification of the result -> Making an agreement
※ Apply 20 days prior to an event
KT has long been provided communication services for Koreans from public pay phones that used to work with KRW 10 coins, telephones that was the first one installed in the village, city phones to Korea’s first iPhone for 130 years. At Gallery 130, you can enjoy the communication history from the past and for the future with various exhibitions.
KT Chamber Hall, which was opened in May 2009, as a cultural performer in the western part of Seoul, Which was a classic blind spoit in the Seoul. It is now a classical attraction in the southwestern part of Seoul. "Saturday Afternoon Classical Music with KT" performances are given twice a month. You can enjoy various kinds of classical performances, including the KT Chamber Orchestra, chamber music, chorus and recitals, and the proceeds of the performances are donated to the 'Sorichatgi' project that supports treatment for hearing impaired children. As a result, the KT Chamber Hall won the creativity award at Mécénat Awards 2014 hosted by Korea Mécénat Association, and was selected as the excellent organization in culture and arts sponsorship in 2016 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Arts Council Korea.
KT Chamber Orchestra has held special recitals at Seoul Arts Center twice a year since 2016 to popularize the classics.
To popularize classical performances, which people believed to be difficult and expensive, KT has been expanding the base of sharing and classical culture with inexpensive 'Saturday Afternoon Classic music with KT' performances given by top musicians in Korea. Also, for music lovers who cannot come to the concert hall, KT is live-broadcasting the performances and providing VOD service on olleh tv. You are invited to the world of Saturday Classical Music featuring quality performances by top musicians and knowledgeable commentators.
|Performances||Regular performances twice a month, about 10,000 attendees a year (all performances are sold out)|
|Invitational events for the underprivileged||Children in community child centers and multi-cultural families are invited to experience cultural sharing.|
|Special performances||The underprivileged groups of musicians and musicians with few opportunities to perform can use the KT Chamber Hall free of charge to hone their skills and introduce themselves to the audience.|
|Sorichatgi Project||The proceeds from ticket sales are used to treat hearing impaired children.|
|Classical experience program||Since 2012, KT has been providing children every first Saturday with an opportunity to learn about the basics of classical music, view open rehearsals, meet musicians, experience unusual musical instruments and watch performances, thereby increasing their interest in and understanding of classical music.|
The stage of the KT Chamber Hall has a round shape resembling the proscenium (16m×8m). Since the wooden floor was painted after sanding, the best acoustic effects are achieved. To fit the size and characteristics of performances, the KT Chamber Hall has sound reflecting boards with fixed wire ropes, boards, and ceiling sound acoustical shells that consider the stage, acoustic conditions and aesthetics.
There are two waiting rooms, one for orchestra members (6m×12m) and one for guest performers and conductors (4.4m×7m). Each waiting room has a piano for practice, a TV telecasting the performance, and a bathroom, and especially the waiting room for guest performers has excellent soundproofing so that they can prepare for a top performance.