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OVERVIEW & HISTORY

PURPOSES OF THE YICF

Realization of the cultural welfare of Yongin city residents

Nostalgia

Expand and generate cultural nostalgia.

Operation

Operation of spaces for culture and art.

Contribution

Contribution to cultural promotion.

MAJOR PROJECTS

PERFORMANCE PROJECTS
  • Management of performance facilities (6 theaters)
  • Operation of featured performance of theaters and rental business
POLICY PROJECTS & RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • Support for developing policies to promote culture and art
  • Collection, maintenance, distribution, and investigation of culture and art-related materials
LOCAL CULTURE PROJECTS
  • Support for creation, distribution and artistics activities of local culture and art
  • Planning and operation of residents' festivals
OTHERS
  • Projects commissioned by the Mayor of Yongin city for the promotion of culture and arts
  • Other projects necessary to achieve the goals of the YICF
Major Projects

HISTORY OF THE YICF

  • DECEMBER 22Acquired certification for family friendly management facility
  • SEPTEMBER 30Reorganized from 2 head offices 7 teams into 2 head offices 1 center 8 teams
  • JULY 17Ranked top in the 2015 evaluation on management of the affiliated organizations of Yongin City
  • MARCH 2Kim Hyuk Soo inaugurated as the 2nd chairman of the YICF
2015
  • JULY 18Ranked top in the 2014 evaluation on management of the affiliated organizations of Yongin City
  • MARCH 20Opened the Yongin Poeun Art Gallery
  • FEBRUARY 28Changed the title of the CEO
2014
  • APRIL 1Restructured the organization from 1 division, 5 teams to 2 divisions, 7 teams
  • JANUARY 22Ranked top in the 2013 evaluation on management of the affiliated organizations of Yongin City
2013
  • OCTOBER 4Opened the Yongin Poeun Art Hall
  • APRIL 24Designated as a special art corporation
  • MARCH 5Launched the Yongin Cultural Foundation
  • MARCH 2Relocated the site of the YICF headquarters (from the Cultural Academy of Arts → the current location)
  • MARCH 2The first executive director (Hyeok Soo Kim) took office
2012
  • DECEMBER 12Appointed 9 employees of the YICF including General Secretary, and commenced business
  • JULY 20Established the Yongin Cultural Foundation
  • APRIL 27Enacted the articles of the Yongin Cultural Foundation
2011
  • DECEMBER 10Set up the basic plan to establish the Yongin Cultural Foundation
2010