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Spice up your Seollal with special savory pancakes
Jan 26, 2017
One of the most representative foods of the Seollal Lunar New Year's, one of Korea’s biggest holidays, is tteokguk rice cake soup. Another menu item that’s eaten during the holiday are jeon savory pancakes. Although jeon refers to any ingredient coated with batter and pan-fried i...


My first Seollal Lunar New Year's with my new in-laws
Jan 26, 2017
For my first Seollal Lunar New Year's as a married woman, I didn’t really know what to expect from one of the biggest traditional holidays of the year. In order to get an understanding of that for which I might be in store, I asked my friends and students about what happens durin...


Incheon Airport cultural center gets makeover
Jan 26, 2017
A visitor enjoys an interactive exhibit at the traditional cultural center at Incheon International Airport, located by the west wing transfer lounge on fourth floor. One of Incheon International Airport's cultural experience centers recently got a makeover and reopened its ...


Korean recipes: Manduguk dumpling soup
Jan 26, 2017
Seollal Lunar New Year’s, one of the largest traditional holidays in Korea, is just around the corner. On the morning of Lunar New Year’s Day, family members gather together and wish each other good luck and good health in the new year. They eat tteokguk rice cake soup and ot...

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Enjoy Seollal at national museums, palaces
Jan 25, 2017
Visitors wearing Hanbok play the yunnori board game (윷놀이) at Gyeongbokgung Palace. Seollal Lunar New Year’s, one of the biggest holidays in Korea, is just around the corner. Visiting a palace or a national museum and enjoying the nation's traditional activities would be a w...


Korean gifts to cheer you up
Jan 25, 2017
In every examination period, we, as students, have a lot of stress, but if people who appreciate us cheer us up and help us to keep a positive mind and to give the best to us, we can do great things. Imagine if they gave us a little present and how that could improve our mood. Wh...


National Museum of Korea abounds in historical artifact...
Jan 25, 2017
The National Museum of Korea has many things to offer throughout 2017. On Jan. 23, museum director Lee Young-hoon released a list of six special exhibitions that will entertain museum-goers this year as he briefed the press on the museum’s main projects for the new year. ...

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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 T...