Jikji Korea is a global cultural festival that highlights and shares the diverse values of Jikji with people from around the world.

International Events

UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize

Established to commemorate the inscription of Jikji on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register, the UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize is awarded biennially by UNESCO to a person or organization that has made great contributions to the conservation and study of documentary heritage. The Prize's 7th award ceremony will be held during this year’s Jikji Korea festival, giving the audience an opportunity to meet the prize winner, who has dedicated themselves to the documentary heritage of humanity.

Main Stage (within Cheongju Arts Center’s Main Square)
Evening, Oct1, 2018(Mon) 18:00

Previous Winnerof Jikji Memory of the World Prize

  • 2005 (1st) National Library of the Czech Republic

  • 2007(2nd) Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • 2009 (3rd) Malaysia National Archives

  • 2011 (4rd) Austrailia National Archives

  • 2011 (4rd) Mexico ADABI: Apoyo al Desarrollo de Archivos y Bibliotecas

  • 2016 (6rd) Central and South America Alliance Iberarchivos