The 10 Dec 2021

Taekwondo. The Advent of a Martial Art turned Olympic Sport


As part of the exhibition “Ultimate Combat. Arts of fighting in Asia” the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac is proposing a series of conferences, workshops and events dedicated to the knowledge and practice of Asian fighting disciplines. This programme includes talks with researchers, historians and leading representatives of contemporary martial arts schools.

Conference-demonstration in person and live and on replay on the museum’s Youtube channel

Three-part development plus a demonstration

  • Origins
  • Rise 
  • Olympism  

Photo: FFTDA/Amandine Lauriol



    • Frédéric Barberis (Deputy National Technical Director of the French Federation of Taekwondo and Related Disciplines, FFTDA) and Master Kim Jong Wan (Project leader as part of the organisation and coordination of the Culture Grade and Tradition department of the FFTDA and former Taekwondo instructor at the Faculty of Sciences and Techniques of Physical and Sports Activities in Rouen)  
    • Taekwondo demonstration 
  • Place:   Théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss
  • Pickup location:  En ligne
  • TimeSlots:
    The Friday 10 December 2021 from 17:00 to 18:30
  • Accessibility:
    • Handicap moteur
  • Public:   Researcher, student, All publics
  • Categorie : Symposia
  • Free entry (subject to available places)
    Gratuit (dans la limite des places disponibles)

Around the event

Guided tours, workshops, concerts, etc.
all activities organized as part of the event

Around the event