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04 Oct 2016 - 08 Oct 2016

PAMS Performing Arts Market in Seoul 2016

PAMSlogo2016Registration is available for PAMS Performing Arts Market in Seoul, a focal event for showcasing Korean performing arts to international programmers and presenters, as well as for networking with colleagues internationally. PAMS takes place in various venues in Seoul 4-8 October 2016. PAMS Choice, the PAMS official showcase, introduces outstanding works of performing art by Korean artists, highlighting contemporary trends and celebrating artistic virtuosity. International ShowcasePAMS works with overseas markets and arts and culture organizations to organize a showcase of international performing arts productions. This year's International Showcase will spotlight young artists and performance groups from the Middle East, Canada, and the Asian region. Under the support of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea Arts Management Service has been hosting PAMS (Performing Arts Market in Seoul) every October. The primary objects of PAMS are revitalization of rational distribution and exportation to oversea markets for Korean performing arts that based on diversified orientation and creation. Through the diverse programs of PAMS as showcases of selected performing arts, booth exhibitions for the promotion of art works and artistic groups, varied symposium and networking programs, all the performing arts experts are able to share the information of field and global trends for encouragement of creation and provision of performing arts. Not only complacent as distributive channel of polished art works, also PAMS desires to expand boundary of creation and distribution by offering inspiration for cooperation through intensive communication. PAMS 2016 suggests a solid vision as the representative contemporary performing art markets of Asia. On this occasion, performing artists share their expertise, experiences and their innovative idea for original inspiration. By doing so, PAMS is ambitious to be a venue of networking for market extension and audience development.