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Korea in Indonesia: before and after Hallyu
Jan 24, 2017
Have you ever wondered what the average Indonesian thought about Korea before the Korean Wave, or Hallyu, came to Indonesian shores? If you think that we used to know a lot about Korea, you're wrong. We all know that Korea is a country in Northeast Asia, but that’s all. Don’t exp...

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Comic book heritage items head overseas
Jan 23, 2017
English translations of ’30,000-ri in Search of Mother’ and ‘A Rabbit and a Monkey’ have now been distributed at comic museums overseas, Korean cultural centers around the world, Korean studies institutes and at Korea Tourism Organization offices. All locations are open to the pu...


My Korean learning Journey
Jan 23, 2017
It was March 2013 when I was first introduced to Korea. I was a person who always liked to watch U.S. TV shows, like "Days of our Lives," "Grey’s Anatomy" and "House. I would watch series like these on a popular Arab TV channel, and one day this channel decided to air a Korean TV...


Chocolate comes to Seoul
Jan 20, 2017
In the just-ended four-day chocolate exhibition that was held at the COEX convention center in Hall D on Jan. 12-15, I was lucky to receive free tickets from a friend who knew how much I loved chocolate and anything else made with cocoa. I therefore invited my friend to go check ...


Learning Korean history with ‘Infinite Challenge’
Jan 19, 2017
The variety show "Infinite Challenge" (무한도전) recently did a special called "History X Hip Hop Project: Our Great Heritage" (역사 X 힙합 프로젝트 - 위대한 유산). It aired across episodes 506, 507 and 513. The presenters partnered up with popular hip-hop artists to produce their own songs and t...

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Rain, Kim Tae-hee become top celebrity husband and wife
Jan 19, 2017
This filed photo shows singer-actor Rain and actress Kim Tae-hee who tied the knot on Jan. 19, 2017.Singer-actor Rain and actress Kim Tae-hee tied the knot in a modest wedding at a Catholic church in central Seoul on Thursday. The two stars exchanged wedding gifts and prayed duri...


Korean recipes: Sujebi (수제비)
Jan 19, 2017
Cold days can make you feel small and cold. The weather seems to cause people to dream of a warm soup that can soothe their body and mind. Especially at this time of the year, a steaming bowl of sujebi hand-pulled dough (수제비) would be a welcoming dish, as it doesn't require any f...


National Folk Museum offers fun for Seollal Lunar New Y...
Jan 18, 2017
The National Folk Museum of Korea will begin its Seollal Lunar New Year holiday program with a performance of some nongak farmer’s music. Museum visitors can join in and have fun during the performance. Tteokguk rice cake, the deep sebae bow down to your hands and knees, colorf...


'Train to Busan' stations in Argentina
Jan 18, 2017
The Korean zombie blockbuster 'Train to Busan' opens in Argentine cinemas on Jan. 12 with the Spanish title 'Invasion Zombie.' The 2016 blockbuster "Train to Busan," which attracted 10 million theatergoers in Korea, and over 100 million across Asia, North America and Europe c...

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Enjoy classical music at Deoksugung
Jan 18, 2017
Free classical music performances will be held on the last Wednesday of every month from now until June, in the Seokjojeon Hall at Deoksugung Palace in Seoul.The Seokjojeon Hall, a relatively modern building amid the history of Deoksugung Palace, is to host a classical music conc...