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Argentine writer spreads his love of Korea
Nov 29, 2012
With the recent release of a book in Argentina about the Korean people, the nation has come up as a hot topic in Latin America. On November 13, renowned Argentine writer ...


HK media, Korean fashion carries on K-pop fever
Nov 28, 2012
In recent years, Korean fashion has been gaining recognition on the global stage (photo: Yonhap News).Early in October, award-winning stylist and costume designer Pa...


Campus festival in Paris themed on Korean culture
Nov 23, 2012
One of the many fun parts of attending university is the campus festival, full of youth and passion. A recently-concluded campus festival in Paris, unusually focused on K...


Foreign tourists take a walk with Korean stars
Nov 21, 2012
10 Million Foreign Tourists Series A walking event with Korean stars took place at Seoul Olympic Park last weekend. Korean stars, who took part in ‘A Walk With the Star...


K-Pop dance, music classes for overseas visitors
Nov 06, 2012
If you’re interested in K-pop culture, come and experience it to the fullest by learning to dance and sing to the music. You’ll find it fun and surprisingly educational.K...


Korean films to hit 100 million domestic viewers
Nov 05, 2012
Some people may call it a Renaissance of Korean films. Locally produced films have been sweeping the box office lately, dominating charts. Last weekend, the new James Bon...


“K-pop makes all of us friends“
Oct 30, 2012
The final round of the K-Pop World Festival 2012 went off without a hitch.This year’s K-Pop World Festival took place in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do (South Gyeongsang Prov...


Foreign young talents flock to K-pop auditions
Oct 22, 2012
In global auditions in Canada and the United States last summer, Korean talent scouts were awed by the number of non-Korean participants. They expected ethnic Koreans but...


K-MOVIE: The World’s Spotlight on Korean Film
Oct 16, 2012
K-MOVIE: The World’s Spotlight on Korean Film has been published in an English edition for international readers. This book is a project of Korean Culture and Information...


Project K brings Korean films to Frankfurt
Oct 16, 2012
This past weekend saw Korean films break new ground in the heart of Germany. Films by major directors like Kim Ki-duk (Pieta), Bong Joon-ho (Mother), and Park Chan-wook (...