Pulmuone Foundation’s Kimchi Academy is a program where our children, multicultural families and foreign visitors can experience the kimjang,
a culture of making and sharing kimchi with neighbors which was listed as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage, and taste the Korean traditional dish they made on their own. The Kimchi Academy, one of the most popular programs of the Pulmuone Foundation, provides opportunities for our children to get familiar with the traditional food and develop balanced eating habits. Foreign tourists and visitors are finding the program very helpful in understanding Korean traditional culture and recognizing the uniqueness and values of Kimchi, one of the world’s popular healthy food.
- The Kimchi Academy is presented by Museum Kimchikan, the nation’s first kimchi museum established by Pulmuone and the Pumuone Foundation.
- 18,900 graduates
of Kimchi Academy have experienced kimjang and tasted their kimchi
(from 2015 to 2018)