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Korean film fest to open in Hungary
Nov 06, 2015
The annual Korean Film Festival is to be held across Hungary from Nov. 10 to 14. Celebrating its eighth year, the festival has expanded its screening to six screens in four cities nationwide. The annual Korean Film Festival will soon be held in four cities across Hunga...

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European collectors rush to buy Korean craftworks
Nov 04, 2015
Elaborate and exquisite Goryeo celadon, simple and plain white Joseon porcelain and green-gray buncheong ceramics. Korean pottery and porcelain have long drawn art collectors' and art lovers' attention, especially in Europe. Many European collectors, though, are now displa...

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Modern Korea, as seen through pop music, soap operas
Nov 04, 2015
"After the near‐collapse of the world’s financial system has shown that we economists really do not know how the world works, I am much too embarrassed to teach economics anymore, which I have done for many years. I will teach Modern Korean Drama instead," said Uwe Reinhardt, an ...

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Eat your way across Korea: ginseng chicken soup
Nov 04, 2015
The delicious world of Korean cuisine is broad and deep. From the vast vegetable varieties of kimchi, through to the three pillars of Korean cuisine -- red pepper paste, soy sauce and soybean paste -- Korean cooking encompasses the expansive geography and habitats native to the K...

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November nights to resonate with German orchestras
Nov 03, 2015
Autumn nights throughout November will brim with classical music, as three leading German orchestras are set to descend upon Seoul. The Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Dresden and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra are each ready to perform for class...

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Jeong-dong hosts evening festival
Oct 30, 2015
The neighborhood of Jeong-dong in Jung-gu District is located in the middle of downtown Seoul. It was the center of exchanges when Joseon first opened its doors to other countries in the late 1800s. Western religions, such as Protestantism and Catholicism, and diplomatic delegati...

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Korean recipes: oyster tofu soup
Oct 30, 2015
Dubbed the 'milk of the sea,' oysters are just as nutritious as milk. It is in the fall, especially between September and December, that oysters are in-season across the Korean Peninsula. Oysters are often called the “milk of the sea,” as they are just as nutritious as milk. In...

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Stamp series commemorates endangered wolves
Oct 30, 2015
In cartoons and movies, wolves are often shown to be rough, fierce and mean. However, wolves can be nice and warm animals. They live in tight-knit family groups and the male wolf generally allows the female wolf or puppies to eat first after a kill. Also, the male wolf sometimes ...

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Eat your way across Korea: pork breaded cutlets
Oct 30, 2015
The delicious world of Korean cuisine is broad and deep. From the vast vegetable varieties in kimchi, through to the three pillars of Korean cuisine -- red pepper paste, soy sauce and soybean paste -- Korean cooking encompasses the expansive geography and habitats native to the K...

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Korean movies light up Singapore
Oct 29, 2015
Korean movies have wowed their fans in Singapore. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Korea-Singapore diplomatic ties, the Korean Film Festival in Singapore will be hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Singapore at th...