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Learn & enjoy world cultures at the library
Apr 01, 2015
Ever more libraries are now set to provide more information about cultures from around the world. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has increased the number of public libraries this year that receive government support for the management of multicultural programs...

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Yummy Hanjeongsik at Jangganae Deodeokbap
Mar 31, 2015
We really wanted to try Hanjeongsik (한정식) , so I got my Korea friend to bring us to a local famous restaurant. She brought us to Jangganae Deodeokbap (장가네 더덕밥) located at Janghak-ri, Dong-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea. We made our dinner reservation by phone c...


17th century recipes brought back to life
Mar 30, 2015
Attendees at the food tasting at Korea House in Seoul on March 25 listen to an explanation about the 'Eumsik Dimibang,' the first cookbook written in Korean.Dishes made from recipes more than 340-years-old were showcased in Seoul on March 25. These food items were made using the ...

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The Grandeur that is Gyeongbokgung Palace
Mar 30, 2015
I can't help but miss South Korea at the moment. Now that it's almost officially springtime there and the weather is just perfect, not too cold but not too hot either. Also, I am marking that it has been 6 years since my last visit. One of my most favorite places in Korea would ...


Korean dishes unveiled for Milan expo
Mar 27, 2015
Korean dishes based on the concepts of harmony, healing and health will be presented in Milan. A Korean food tasting event took place at the headquarters of CJ Foodville in Jung-gu District in central Seoul on March 26. Participants were able to sample the menu items ...


'Pippi Longstocking' invites you to fairy tale world
Mar 26, 2015
A Swedish children's television show created quite a sensation worldwide when it was first broadcast in 1969. The show was also a big hit in Korea when it was aired in the 1980s, gathering a lot of children in front of their television sets. It was the story of a nine-year-old gi...


Enjoy the arrival of spring with traditional, classical...
Mar 25, 2015
Master singer Ahn Sook-sun will perform in Daegu this April. The sounds of traditional Korean gugak music and of European classical music will together usher in the arrival of spring in Daegu this April. Master gugak singer Ahn Sook-sun will help people enjoy the new season with ...

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Korean Hair Accessory DIY
Mar 25, 2015
Handicraft is quite popular in Korea. There are various types of traditional and modern handicraft such as paper art, ribbon art, needle work and etc… People who are interested to learn handicraft will take these classes in local cultural centers or private academies. So here...


Masks & the Mask Dance
Mar 24, 2015
This is the seventh part in our series, “Masks & the Mask Dance” published in partnership with the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage Kkun: People who embrace the mask dance as part of their lives 1. The transmission & preservation of the mask dance ...

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Confucian ceremony at Sungkyunkwan Munmyo
Mar 24, 2015
Last Sunday, I visited the old Sungkyunkwan campus to pay my respects to Confucius and his disciples. I showed up with a diverse group of people from the Royal Asiatic Society, the world's oldest Korean studies group, to attend the Seokjeon Daeje, which consists of a ritual sacri...