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Korean cuisine to be showcased in Milan
Apr 08, 2015
The World Exposition Milano 2015 is just around the corner, with only some 20 odd days remaining until opening day. The expo will start on May 1 and run for about six months until the end of October with the theme of, "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life." Participants from acros...


Masks & the Mask Dance
Apr 07, 2015
This is the eighth part in our series, “Masks & the Mask Dance” published in partnership with the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage Kkun: The artisans who embrace masks and mask dances as part of their lives. The making of Korean masks Depending on t...


K-pop madness sweeps Vietnam
Apr 03, 2015
K-pop fever is spreading across the Vietnamese capital. The 2015 K-pop Lovers Festival, in which fans celebrate Korean pop and hip hop, was held over four days from March 19 to March 22. The festival took place in Nguyễn Du at the Royal City Theater in central Hanoi. The culm...

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Yangpyeong: Sansuyu Village
Apr 03, 2015
Come early spring, everyone in Korea is waiting for the cherry blossoms to bloom. But in one village in Yangpyeong, the “sansuyu” or cornellian cherry is the star of the spring season. Sansuyu ~ up close Yangpyeong is a county in Gyeonggi province and it is just an hour away fr...

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Photos of Korean cuisine now available online
Apr 03, 2015
Some of the first images that come to mind when thinking of Hansik, Korean cuisine, are bulgogi, roasted ribs and bibimbap. Korean culinary history has adapted to the many different climates found on the Korean Peninsula. Food from the southern regions, which are comparatively wa...


Enjoy the artistic taste of Joseon scholars in Haman
Apr 02, 2015
The Agyangru in Haman County offers clear views of the Namgang River and of the side paths adjacent to the dike. Agyangru, Mujnjeong, Waryongjeong, Hapgangjeong and Gwangsimjeong. These are the pavilions you can see across Haman-gun County. Surrounded by the Namgang River...

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A visit to the Culture Creative Convergence Center – bi...
Apr 02, 2015
I visited to the Culture Creative Convergence Center that was opened recently! The Culture Creative Convergence Center  is one of the four main bases of Culture Creative Convergence Cluster that the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is opening in order to develop...


Korean desserts take Singapore by storm
Apr 01, 2015
A growing number of Singaporeans are falling in love with the sweetness and coolness offered by many Korean desserts. The Straits Times, a Singapore-based daily, recently published an article titled, "Desserts are the next big Korean thing in Singapore," and reported on the growi...


Korean classical musicians wow Warsaw audience
Apr 01, 2015
Classical musicians from Korea performed in Poland, one of the many homes of classical music, deeply moving the audience. On March 25, violinist Baek Ju-young and the Korean Chamber Orchestra were invited to perform at the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw, a...

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Unique Museums in Korea
Apr 01, 2015
Hello Friend’s Around The World.Museum’s are the best place to know better about any country’s traditions, culture ‘n history. Here in Korea many tourists visit the National Museum of Korea but apart from it there are many other museum’s which are must on the list to visit !! 1-...