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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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'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...

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The life of a Korean woman in Argentina
Jan 18, 2017
“I wanted to talk about the sort of connection that forms between the two different cultures, of Korea and Argentina, when they both coexist.” This is how Cecilia Kang, a Korean-Argentine, describes it in her documentary film, a work in which she describes what it's like to ...

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'Train to Busan' finally arrives in Argentine theaters
Jan 17, 2017
After a long wait, the successful movie “Train to Busan” will be in Argentine theaters this January. The premiere was rescheduled a couple of times. The original launch date was in late December, but the film debut was moved to the second week of January. It opened in Argentine t...

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K-drama masterpieces (7): ‘Feelings’
Jan 13, 2017
The KBS soap opera ‘Feelings’ tells the story of three brothers who fall for one woman. The three are played by (from left) Lee Jung-jae, Son Ji-chang and Kim Min-jong. In the summer of 1994, as a scorching heat wave hovering around 39 C swept across Korea, the mere appearance ...