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The Angel Village Cafe is located on the 4th floor of the Angel Village Hope Cultural Center in Nosong-dong.

What first comes to mind when you think of Nosong-dong?
You probably think of the faceless angel, right?!
The faceless angel, who has been anonymously donating for over 20 years, continues to donate to this day.

The Angel Village Cafe in Nosong-dong is located on the 4th floor of the Angel Village Hope Cultural Center.

This space continues the generous spirit of the faceless angel, who has a warm heart, by practicing sharing.
In May 2022, the Angel Cafe in Nosong-dong was set up on the 4th floor of the Angel Village Hope Cultural Center.

Let’s find out what the Nosong-dong Angel Cafe looks like and how it operates.
We will talk with Mr. Seong Guk Kim, the leader of the Nosong-dong Village Planning Group.

Q. How was the Nosong-dong Angel Cafe established?
A. The Nosong-dong Angel Cafe was established on the 4th floor as a community and cultural space when the Angel Village Hope Cultural Center, a complex for community communication and self-help, was constructed in Jeonju Nosong-dong.
Nosong-dong has a legacy of the ‘Faceless Angel’, making the cafe a space for practicing the angel’s spirit of sharing. It operates a cafe, shared kitchen, and classrooms, serving as a cultural and welfare venue for local residents.

Q. What companies are located in the building, and what kinds of spaces are there?
A. The first floor includes two senior centers, one sports center, and the Jeonju Sijo Association. The second floor has the Deokjin Self-help Enterprise, the third floor houses the Jeonju Self-help Enterprise, the fourth floor is a community communication space, and the fifth floor is an observatory.

Q. What distinguishes the Nosong-dong Angel Cafe from other cafes?
A. The Nosong-dong Angel Cafe is operated by a management committee composed of village residents, running the space independently without external help or support.

Its distinct feature is that the management and staffing of the space are conducted by volunteer work from local residents.

Q. I heard the cafe collaborates with residents to organize events. Could you explain the process for renting the cafe space and its uses?
A. The Nosong-dong Angel Cafe can be used free of charge by local residents or administrative organizations that request it, provided they apply in advance to the manager.
The cafe facilitates cultural activities by opening its classrooms, supports local cultural program clubs, and uses its meeting rooms to support marginalized community members. It acts as the headquarters for the annual local ‘Angel Festival’ and hosts happiness-sharing parties for seniors living alone.
It also provides space for meetings and various events organized by self-help groups.

Q. Could you tell us about the operating hours, menu, and advantages of the Nosong-dong Angel Cafe?
A. The Nosong-dong Angel Cafe is open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
During the summer, the café’s featured items include refreshing blueberry, strawberry, and mango smoothies, while in the winter, they offer coffee and a traditional herbal tea known as ‘Yigangjo Tea’ at very competitive prices.

Also, the drinks are affordably priced, and the expansive observatory offers a panoramic view of Jeonju city.

This concludes our introduction to the Nosong-dong Angel Cafe, shared with Mr. Kim Seong-guk.
We ask for your interest and support for the Nosong-dong Angel Cafe, a place that collaborates closely with the community.

 

📍 Angel Village Cafe  Jeollabuk-do, Jeonju-si, Wansan-gu, Jungnosong-dong,  253-75, 4F