Not Only SOPA, Hanlim Multi Arts School is Also a School For Many Idols! Find Out More About It, Here!

Hanlim Multi Art School is for K-Pop Idols?

Being a famous idol in South Korea is a dream of many teenagers because according to them, establishing a career in the entertainment industry can make them successful. There are several schools that support their students in achieving that success, who aid these young aspiring teenagers become well-known idols. Among those schools is Hanlim Multi Art School, or commonly called Hanlim.

In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with all the information about Hanlim Multi Art School. This school is located in Songpa District in Seoul, South Korea. Hanlim Multi Art School has been established on March 3rd, 1960, with principal Lee Hyeon-man. Other than SOPA, Hanlim is another famous school that nurtures youngsters into becoming famous idols. In February 2019, many famous idols graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School, such as TICEZU and Chaeyeong from TWICE, Kim Chae-won from IZ*ONE, Sanha from ASTRO, Chaeyoung from Formis_9, Hwall and Sunwoo from The Boyz, Jisung and Hyunwoo from TRCNG, Anne from GWSN, Eunbyeol from LIPBUBBLE, Miso from DreamNote, Go Yujin, Son Eunchae, and Han Chowon from Produce 48, Jinkwon from NEWKIDD.

Well, want to know more about Hanlim Multi Art School? Stay tuned!

Hanlim Multi Art School, School For Many Idols

Hanlim Multi Art School is located in Songpa District in Seoul, South Korea. The school has been established since March 3rd, 1960, with the principal Lee Hyeon-man. Hanlim Multi Art School is known as one of the schools that produces the best graduates in the arts. This school really provides perfect and complete facilities to support the achievement of their students. Hanlim Multi Art School has also given birth to many famous idols. Indeed, the cost of entering Hanlim Multi Art School is quite expensive, but all of that is quite worth and paid off by all the facilities the school offers and the success rate of its students as famous and accomplished idols.

Hanlim Multi Art School: Tuition Fee

The tuition fee requested by Hanlim is indeed not cheap at all. It is quite expensive to enroll in Hanlim Multi Art School. According to the founder, Lee Hyun-man, he reckons that the Korean educational system allows for too many young people with talent to simply slip through the net. Lee Hyun-man said, “Many people still have biased views regarding who should dance and who should play pop music, so many students have difficulties in believing in themselves, especially if they are attending a normal high school and some of them quit studying or are forced to leave school. However, if you get closer to them, you can find them very creative and smart. They are not failures, our society fails to educate them in public education. Our school is to help them become well-rounded entertainers.”

Hanlim Multi Art School targets young people who are to become singers, actors, dancers, and musicians; to equip them with the practical skills and know-how to make it in the entertainment industry. Tuition fees at Hanlim are around 950.000 won for three months or around 10.000.000 won a year. Hanlim Multi Art School also helps set up auditions with entertainment agencies for their students.

Hanlim Multi Art School: Courses

Broadcasting and Entertainment Department


The Department of Performing Arts is preparing for the practice through training on the basis of fieldwork with the aim of training professional broadcasting actors and performers who are the main players of the multi-media era. In order to understand and realize the performances by media, we intensify the majors of advanced majors, practice classes, and production lessons. Hanlim Multi Art School also hires and employs work-oriented teachers and lecturers to help students advance to college and enter the field. Therefore, they want to cultivate the artistic qualities as an artist, and furthermore, to explore various career paths in the field of broadcasting entertainment such as performers, announcers, MCs, reporters, comedians.

Musical Theatre Department


The center of performing arts in modern society is Musical. The musical market, which has been gradually growing since the 90s, has become a premier performance market in the 2000s and is a performing arts industry that is expected to become more prosperous in the future. In response to this trend, many universities have opened musical departments and majors and cultivated professional staff since the 2000s. Now, like the United States and Britain, which are very advanced when it comes to musicals, there are institutions in Korea that specialize in musical education from high school.

Hanlim Musical Department is currently the largest musical department in Korea with 160 students in grades 1, 2, and 3, and is a pioneer in the domestic arts high school music department. In the Hanlim Musical Department, they teach not only musicals but also all the necessary parts for various performances.

In the same way, as ordinary high schools, students study common basic curriculum subjects and do systematic education on singing, acting, and dancing, which are major subjects, so that they can be competitive in various performing arts fields as well as college admissions and musical stage. More than 30 instructors who are active in musicals and performing arts are responsible for helping students enter college and performances.

Practical Dance Department


Practical Dance Department, which is the first in Korea to have a high school course, such as popping, locking, waist, hip-hop, house, b-boy, etc., specializes in street dancing and pure dance, such as modern dance, ballet, Korean dance, the aim is to train a star.

Applied Music Department


Practical musical education is based on the practice of practical classical musical education courses offered in most music colleges and other schools, and the professional field practice education through performance training and commercial practice for commercial music.
Through these processes, not only do they perform various activities as professional musicians and musicians, but also as producers of various cultural contents, they are actively engaged in various industries related to music and music.

By strengthening the horizontal connection with the music industry, we are cultivating manpower with various skills and functions to meet the needs of continuously changing industrial sites and universities that are educated accordingly. Department of Music Practical Music, Composition and Creative Studying sound editing and other similar departments and related departments.

Fashion Model Department


The field of fashion models, which act as a medium of fashion and popular culture, is a field with unlimited potential, and models are distributed to many universities nationwide now. The school has opened a fashion model course in Korea for the first time in the high school course, and young people who are trying to discover their dreams early can get the theoretical, practical and on-the-spot classes in various fields through the best faculty members in each field.

The fashion model, which strives for the best education with the aim of cultivating an entertaining and healthy leader who will lead the future fashion and model world like the leader of the model which stands out in various fields now, and nurture experts in related fields.

Film Making Department


The Department of Film-making teaches the whole process of planning and producing films, TV, CF, and music video. The aim of the video production department is to nurture professional image production professionals who have a creative and artistic sensibility that suits the media age.

To this end, they focus on strengthening the thinking and creativity of students by conducting specialized practical training, such as basic photography, photography lighting, digital video, broadcast video, scenarios, and production exercises. Through production exercises, individual students can build detailed and concrete production experiences in each field of video production. In addition, during the vacation, students participate in video production internships that they want to major in the field of professional production.

Hanlim Multi Art School: Uniforms

Hanlim High School uniform for boys.

Hanlim High School uniform for girls.

Well, what do you think about their uniform? They look very cute, right? With navy and grey, also a bit gold for the Hanlim symbol. Do you want to wear this kind of a uniform?

Hanlim Multi Art School: Graduation 2019

On February 12th, 2019, graduation ceremonies were held for Hanlim Multi Art School. Check this out!

Tzuyu and Chaeyeong from TWICE. Chaeyoung also revealed, “our fellow members congratulated us this morning. Nayeon gave us flowers with handwritten cards. I was touched.”

Kim Chae-won from IZ*ONE. Kim Chae-won said, “I sincerely thank everyone who has congratulated me on graduating, as I have become an adult now, I want to show more maturity as IZ*ONE and Kim Chae-won, and I want to impress people by improving myself in various areas.”

Sanha from ASTRO. Members of ASTRO, Rocky, Moonbin, and JinJin, all of which are graduates of Hanlim Multi Art School, attended the graduation ceremony in support of Sanha.

Chaeyoung from formis_9. She said, “When I entered school three years ago, my goal was to debut. I am so happy to have debuted as fromis_9 and to attend graduation with my members. Congratulations to the many people graduating today, and I will work to impress with fromis_9 again this year.”

Hwall and Sunwoo from THE BOYZ.

Bomin from Golden Child. Another Golden Child member, like Daeyeol, Jaehyun, and Tag attended the ceremony in support of their youngest member Bomin.

Anne from GWJSN.

Eunbyeol from LIPBUBBLE.

Miso from DreamNote. The other members attended the ceremony to support Miso’s graduation.