Gateway Korea Foundation

The Gateway Korea Foundation provides opportunities for the Heartland Community to learn about and experience Korean culture. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, the Gateway Korea Foundation will draw from communities across the American Midwest to nurture a greater understanding and appreciation for Korean culture.

"Dano" Korean Spring Festival Coming to St. Louis

St. Louis will enjoy its first Dano Korean Spring Festival, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, 2014.

Dano, also called Surit-nal, is a Korean traditional holiday celebrating the end of the sowing season.  It falls on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar Korean calendar.  Dating from ancient Korea, this is a day of spiritual rites, and enjoyment with song, dance, and wine.  

This event to celebrate the rich and unique culture of Korea.

A new year, a new website

Just in time for the New Year, we are excited to present a new online home for the Gateway Korea Foundation and its community.

Here, we'll share our mission and story. We'll document our projects and post details about upcoming events.

Following our Opening Ceremony on November 17, we knew that 2014 would be an exciting year for us.  We're planning a Dano Festival celebration this spring, and Chuseok festival in the fall. Sign up for our mailing list to get notified about news upcoming events.