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Autumn abounds with the performing arts
Sep 12, 2014
A list of “can’t miss” concerts and performances has just come out, good news for concert-goers. There are a bountiful number of classical music concerts and performances on the way, a style of music perfectly tuned to this cool, serene autumn mood. There is also a variety of tra...


Director Kim Ki-duk wins ‘Best Film Award’ in Venice
Sep 11, 2014
Director Kim Ki-duk has been awarded the Venice Days Best Film Award, an independent sidebar to the 71st Venice International Film Festival, which ran from August 27 to September 6 in Venice, Italy. It was his 2014 thriller "One on One" that won the day. The official poster ...


Palace festival opens this September
Sep 11, 2014
A festival will be held in Seoul this September offering the opportunity to experience and enjoy various aspects of ancient royal court life during Joseon times (1392-1910). Festival-goers can learn about royal ancestral rites, the tea ceremony and court food, appreciate Korean t...


Concept Korea wows New York Fashion Week
Sep 11, 2014
On September 9, three up-and-coming Korean fashion designers rocked the New York runway as part of 2014's New York Fashion Week . The “Concept Korea Spring/Summer 2015” fashion show took the three designers and put them under the spotlight at the Lincoln Center for the Performing...


Art shows across the country in September
Sep 11, 2014
September is turning into an eventful month for the arts. There are three modern art shows taking place across the country, one after another. Over 10,000 installation and media art works are and will be presented in Gwangju, Seoul and Busan, making September one of the busiest m...

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N-Sonic are the first ever K-pop band to visit India
Sep 10, 2014
Finally, N-Sonic has reached India, to be the first ever Korean pop or hip hop group to visit India. The first ever Korean pop band coming to India had their press conference at the Korean Cultural Center India this morning. They were greeted with traditional Indian flower g...


Alien love story steals the show at Seoul drama festiva...
Sep 05, 2014
“My Love From the Star,” an SBS soap opera that has garnered a huge fan base at home and across mainland China, has stolen the show once again. The megahit drama won a total of four awards during the Seoul International Drama Awards 2014 (SIDA), one of the world's biggest interna...

140905_Korea_film_thb2.jpg's list of must-see films: Why Has Bodhi-Dharm...
Sep 05, 2014
"Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?" (1989)Directed by Bae Yong-kyun Deep in the mountains there is a temple where two monks -- Hyegok, an old Zen master, and Haejin, an orphan boy -- live together. One day, a new young monk, Kibong, visits the temple. As he finds himself...


Cultural events plentiful for Chuseok holiday
Sep 05, 2014
A variety of cultural events across the country await sightseers during the upcoming Chuseok holiday. Throughout the extra-long weekend stretching from Saturday, September 6 until Wednesday, September 10, national museums and galleries, ancient royal palaces and tombs and the Jos...

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Korean Cosmetics & Skincare Guide 101
Sep 05, 2014
Korean cosmetics and skin care are arguably among the most sophisticated in the world. International fashion magazine, Marie Claire, claims that South Korea is about 12 years ahead compared to the US when it comes to skin care technology. Yes, they’re that advanced! That is why K...