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Smile with the best media content of 2015
Dec 14, 2015
Winners of the 2015 Korea Content Awards pose for a group photo on Dec. 8 at the COEX in southern Seoul. What media content was most popular this past year, making people burst into laughter and tears? The answers were found at the 2015 Korea Content Awards that took pl...


100 years of Korean, Japanese cuisine
Dec 10, 2015
There are Japanese izakaya in Seoul (left) and Korean samgyupsal barbequed pork restaurants (right) in Yokohama, Japan. An exhibit that shows the similarities and differences between Korean and Japanese cuisine is currently being held in Seoul. The National Folk...


The many faces of the British Museum come to Korea
Dec 08, 2015
Throughout history, in cultures from all around the world, people created artwork based on the human image. Starting Dec. 11, audiences in Seoul will be able to explore 176 works that exemplify this phenomenon by visiting the "Human Image - The British Museum Collections...


Explore 20 legendary modern artists
Dec 08, 2015
  Pablo Picasso’s 1941 oil painting ‘Bust of a Woman’ is among the 24 pieces of his oeuvre featured at the ‘Picasso to Francis Bacon’ exhibition currently underway in Seoul. Seoul is currently playing host to a special exhibition that sheds light on 20 virtu...

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Eat your way across Korea -- army base stew
Dec 08, 2015
In the early days of the 1950s and 1960s, there was a plethora of U.S. military stationed across Korea and a dearth of harvestable grain, food distribution networks or luxury meals. The desperation and poverty, and man's ever-blossoming inventiveness when it comes to food and mak...


Psy’s new song 'Daddy' catches attention worldwide
Dec 07, 2015
Psy is back with a new album. He released his seventh album on Dec. 2. It’s been three years and five months since his sixth album, which included the international hit song “Gangnam Style.” Psy’s seventh album is released on Dec. 2. The single ‘Daddy’ is off of Psy's newest albu...


Korean recipes: Seafood green onion pancake
Dec 07, 2015
Seafood and green onion savory pancakes, or haemul pajeon, are thin savory cakes made from lots of green onions and bits of seafood. Characterized by its fresh seafood and soft green onions, this dish is full of nutrition, as it contains carbohydrates, protein and...


Prague K-pop concert bridges cultural differences
Dec 07, 2015
The idol group SHINee electrifies more than 1,800 fans at the first-ever K-pop concert in Prague on Dec. 4. President Park Geun-hye joined in the cheers as they rang across a K-pop concert in Prague on Dec. 4. Amid the deafening shouts of more than ...


Free online comics inspire movies, TV shows
Dec 04, 2015
"Welcome to the real world." The middle-aged man smiles at the younger man in his suit. The older man brought him here to a group of striking labor activists protesting their unfair dismissal in front of their prior workplace. Next to the policemen barricading the company'...


Traditional tug of war listed at UNESCO
Dec 04, 2015
Farmers take part in a traditional juldarigi tug of war, praying for a good harvest. The juldarigi has now been listed as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage item. Juldarigi (줄다리기) is a traditional Korean tug of war. The contenders are grouped into two teams and they pu...