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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...


Korean food fair delights UAE
Dec 04, 2015
People queue up to sample some Korean food at the K-Food Fair in Dubai on Nov. 27. Long lines were seen at Zabeel Park in Dubai on Nov. 27. People were lining up to learn more about Korean food and cuisine at Dubai's first-ever K-Food Fair. The city's residents, ...


Korea, Czech Republic stage collaborative puppet show
Dec 03, 2015
A collaborative puppet show between Korea and the Czech Republic, ‘In the Attic,’ is staged at the National Marionette Theatre in Prague on Dec. 2. President Park Geun-hye attended a puppet show at the National Marionette Theatre in Prague on Dec. 2. “In the Attic” i...


President visits Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris
Dec 01, 2015
President Park Geun-hye, in France to attend the COP21 climate summit, has taken time out of her schedule to visit the Musee des Arts Decoratifs to view the “Korea Now!” exhibit on Nov. 30. President Park (left) admires the Hanbok on display at the “Korea Now!” exhibit at the ...