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K-Literature: unique but universal
Oct 05, 2012
The turbulent history of the last century and the rapid road to modernization sculpted the unique characteristics of modern Korean literature which is depicted by three d...


The lasting legacy of poet Yun Dong-ju
Aug 23, 2012
"Wishing not to have so much as a speck of shame toward heaven until the day I die, I suffered, even when the wind stirred the leaves."For most Koreans, whether young or ...


Real DMZ Project brings art to Cheorwon
Aug 17, 2012
The county of Cheorwon is an unlikely venue for art. Located in the northwestern corner of Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province), it offers visitors the chance to get close to No...


Summer nights of music, film, and more
Aug 10, 2012
At this time every year, Chuncheon gets crowded with people from all areas. Taking advantage of its geographic vicinity to Seoul, Chuncheon always tops the list of destin...


K-Classics impress in London
Aug 07, 2012
An evening of classical music featuring Korea’s foremost artists took to the auditorium of the Royal Festival Hall, standing in the heart of London’s Southbank Centre com...


Modern Korean fiction, now in English
Aug 01, 2012
It will likely come as no surprise that the events and elements commonly identified as decisive features of modern Korean history have also shaped the narrative landscape...


All eyes turn to Korean culture in London
Jul 30, 2012
All eyes were turned to London on July 27, for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. With 16,000 athletes from 204 countries and over 11 million visitors, the...


[Contribution] 100-day festival turns All Eyes to Korea...
Jul 31, 2012
After seven years of waiting and preparation, the London 2012 Olympics have finally begun. With up to a billion people having viewed the Opening Ceremony on Friday, it’s ...


2nd Annual Korean Literature English Essay Contest
Jul 27, 2012
Foreign residents living in Korea can share their impressions on Korean literature in the upcoming Second Annual Korean Literature English Essay Contest. This year’s cont...


All Eyes on Korea brings old and new to London
Jul 25, 2012
The host city of the upcoming Olympic Games continues to embrace “All Eyes on Korea,” the 100-day Korean culture summer festival, bringing together an unprecedented scope...