This university appears as ‘Myungwon University at which Daniel Choi (Song Jae-rim) gives a talk at Grand Peace Hall in episode 7 of Clean With Passion For Now (일단 뜨겁게 청소하라) (JTBC, 2018-19) that Gil O-sol (Kim You-jung) and her best friend Min Joo-yeon (Min Do-hee) attend. Jang Sun-gyeol (Yoon Gyun-sang) also comes here to confess his feelings to O-sol only to see how Daniel does the same and before him.
The drama awards ceremony that Yoo Baek (Kim Ji-Suk) attends in episode 1 of Top Star Yoo-Baek (톱스타 유백이) (tvN 2018-19) takes place at the Grand Peace Hall.
Choi Michaela (Lee Sung-Kyung) auditioned here for a part in a musical in episode 1 of About Time (멈추고 싶은 순간: 어바웃타임) (tvN, 2018).
Kyung Hee University [경희대학교 서울캠퍼스], founded in 1949, is a private university with four campuses (Seoul, Yongin, Hongneung and Gwangneung). It ensures education from kindergarten to post-graduate level. The Seoul Campus of Kang Hee University is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Hoegi-dong [회기동] in the Dongdaemun District [Dongdaemun-gu/동대문구].
The building seen in About Time, is Kyung Hee University’s Grand Peace Hall [경희대학교 평화의전당], also known as ‘Grand Auditorium’; situated on the Seoul Campus. Only the exterior was shown in About Time, the interior scenes where filmed somewhere else.
This building is also used as a venue for fanmeetings (e.g. Song Joong-ki’s 5th fanmeeting “The Day We Meet Again” [2016.04.17] and Park Bogum’s “For You to Blossom” fanmeeting [2018.04.01]). Many actors and actresses as well as K-Pop stars also graduated from this university such as Gong Yoo, Han Ga-in, Kim Sun-A, Kim Yoo-ri, Lee Seung-hyung, Rain, as well as members of EXO, Super Junior and Big Bang.
26 Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
서울 동대문구 경희대로 26
Geolocation: 37.5953632, 127.0527612
Geolocation Peace Hall: 37.598602, 127.052718
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Station [외대앞역], Seoul Subway Line 1, Exit 1,5,6
— submitted by Toni
— Photos taken by © Toni, May 2017