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1.Seoul – Event 1

Host: National Yoga Association of Sports for All

Organizer: Federation of Seoul Yoga, Federation of Kyunggido KYF

Sponsors : UN, UNICEF, Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, Korea Council of  Sport for All, International Yoga Federation, Asia Yoga Federation,  Seoul Metropolitan Government, Embassy of India,  Korea Tourism Organization, Indian Chamber Of Commerce In Korea, Korea-India Association

Event: "UN International Day of Yoga" Let's Yoga Together Event

Public Ambassador:  Ms. Shin, Soo Ji(celebrity / Former Olympic rhythmic gymnast)

10:00 10:20 Opening: Cultural Performance
10:20 10:25 Opening Announcement (MC)
10:25 10:30 Opening Videos:Congratulatory Message videos, For IDY "
10:30 10:35 Introduction of the chairman of organizing committee.
10:35 10:45 Openingaddress
10:45 10:55 Introduction of VIP Guests
10:55 11:25Congratulatory remarks
11:25 12:05 Main Event: Open your mind  /Open your ears/Open your eyes
12:05 12:50 Lets do Yoga: Group Yoga
12:50 12:55 Chanti& pray
12:55 13:00 Closing

Location: Seoul City Square
Time: 10 am - 13pm
Access: Open to general public
Contact Person: Ms. Woo ae Park (010-5232-0401,
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2. Seoul – Event 2

Organizer: Art of Living, Korea

Sponsor:Embassy of India, Seoul

Event: Art of Living Yogathon for happiness

1. Introduction of Art of Living Yogathon
2. Yoga for Daily life
3. Breathing exercise
4. Meditation

Location: 3th FL Woosong Building 1236, Gaepo 4-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Time: 1030-1130 am
Access: Open to general public
Contact Person: Ms. Hong, Soon-Duk (No. +82 10-3240-3485,

3. Seoul – Event 3

Organizer:Aimyoga Research & Education institute

Sponsor: IISK(Institute of India Study Korea), Embassy of India,Seoul,  Korea Yoga Institute

Event: Lifestyle based Yoga Workshop

1. Greeting - 10 min
2. Origin of Yoga & its meaning (Introducing through Indian myth)
3. Personality Complex & Lifestyle
4. How to implement Yoga into one's own lifestyle?
5. Let's share simple Yoga technique in your daily living.
6. Q&A session

Location:Auditorium, Indian Cultural Centre
Time: 11 am-1 pm
Access: Open to general public
Contact Person: Ms. Han, Yoo-Jin (No. +82 10-3115-9956,

4. Seoul – Event 4

Host: Viveka Yoga Global

Organizer: Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea, Woori Hum Woori Yoga

Sponsor:Embassy of India, Seoul

Event: UN International Day of Yoga Korea 2015 COEX

2:00 Yoga Flash Mob (at Hyundai Department-Trade Center Branch)
2:30 B-Boying Yoga
2:40 Inauguration
2:42 Inaugural Address by Mr. VikramDoraiswami, Ambassador of India, Korea
2:47 Surya Namaskara by Multi-national children
2:30 All participants group yoga performance
3:30 Yoga History and message by Swami Medhasananda (Ramakrishna Mission, Japan)
3:37 Kathak Dance
3:42 Kirtan
3:57 Nepal Hope T-shirt Campaign
4:17 Acro Yoga
4:23 Closing Ceremony

Location: COEX Main Gate Square (East Gate)
Time: 2:00 – 4:23 pm
Access: Open to general public
Entry Fee: 25,000 won
Contact Person: Ms. Viveka (No: +82-2-512-7798 / +82-10-7103-9623,
More information: / /Tel: 02.512.7798

5. Seoul – Event 5

Organizer:  Korea Yoga Alliance

Sponsor:Embassy of India, Seoul

Event: Green Yoga Concert

1st Part(75 minutes)
⑴2:00~2:20 Yodel Chorus Team (to draw audience)
⑵2:20~2:30 Inaugural Address: Dr. Lee si-hyung(
⑶2:30~2:40 Yoga Performances by Anahata
⑷2:40~2:50 Yoga Performances by Kim’s Group
⑸2:50~3:10 KYA Sequence 01 with the Public
⑹ 3:10~3:15 Special Stage by HONG SHIN JA

2nd Part(75 minutes)
⑴ 3:20~3:45 Performance with the Public by Rising Star
⑵ 3:45~4:10 Concert by Indie Band ‘Hui’
4:10~4:25 by Indie Band ‘Alpha Chakra’

Location: MoolbitMoodea(Floating Stage), Yeouido, Seoul
Time:  2:00 pm – 4:25pm
Access: Open to general public
Contact Person: Mr. Park, Chang Woon (070-8210-9008, )

6. Busan

Organizer: ICC, Busan

Sponsor: Embassy of India, Seoul

Event:International day of Yoga Event(I LOVE YOGA in BUSAN)

17:00~17:10  Special Performance
17:10~17:20  Opening Event
17:20~17:30  Video Greetings of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi
17:30~17:40  Congratulatory Address
17:40~18:10  Main Event*Try the Yoga moves with experts
18:10~18:20  Award certificates and souvenirs,Group photo

Location: Busan CitizenPark
Time:  5 -6:20pm
Access: Open to general public
Contact Person: Ms. Kim,Eun Kyung (No. +82 51-508-4254,

7. Daegu

Organizer: Iyengar Korea Yoga Association

Sponsor: Embassy of India, Seoul

Event: Celebration of UN’s 1st International Day of Yogawith the Iyengar Yoga Association of Korea

02-540-0955(Cheongdam Center of Iyenga Yoga)
053-753-3550(Head office in Daegue)
053–633-3353(Dalseo-gu center of IyengaYoga)
051-526-5262(Busan center of Iyenga Yoga)

Participation fee: 10.000KW
Souvenir: Yoga Matt (People who register by 18th June will be given on a first come and first served basis.)

※Seats will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.
1. Opening Ceremony
2. Invocation song to Patanjali
3. Introduction ofIDY
4. Trial performance of ASANA (70mins)
5. Meditation (10mins)
6. Q&A
7. Closing

Location: 'Road Art' outdoor stage at Dongseong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu
Time: 4-6 pm
Access: Open to general public
Contact Person: Ms. Lee, Na-Young (No. +82 10-6565-6836,

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