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KCON France unites European K-pop fans
Jun 03, 2016
French fans of K-pop wave hello to Koreans everywhere during KCON France 2016. An exhibit that showcases both traditional and modern Korea was held as part of KCON France 2016 on June 2 in Paris. KCON France 2016 is being held in honor of the 130th anniversary ...

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K-pop fever hits Europe
Jun 03, 2016
Pop groups Shinee, the Bangtan Boys, Block B and F. T. Island sing along to the traditional Korean folk song 'Arirang' during KCON France 2016, at the Accor Hotels Arena in Paris on June 2. K-pop fever filled the air at the Accor Hotels Arena in Paris on June 2. ...

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Korean-French 130-year friendship represented through s...
Jun 03, 2016
Commemorative stamps are issued as a form of bilateral cooperation in celebration of 130 years of diplomatic ties between France and Korea. They represent the amity and friendship that exists between the two countries.Seven hundred thousand commemorative stamps will be jointly is...

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'Arts can bind us together across borders'
Jun 01, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks to the audience after the K-culture in Nairobi concert on May 31 in the Kenyan capital. Korea and Kenya have exchanged their heartfelt emotions through music, sports and dance. A cross-culture performance, the K-culture in Nairob...

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Korea, Uganda communicate through dance, music, sports
May 30, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks after the K-culture in Uganda concert in Kampala on May 29. The president said that she hopes the two countries would become closer through similar cross-cultural exchanges and performances. A performance featuring musicians, dancers and athle...

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President boosts Korea-Ethiopia ties through culture
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye and Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome address the audience after the ‘K-culture in Ethiopia’ show at Addis Ababa University on May 28. President Park said that Korea and Ethiopia can strengthen their bilateral relationship through cross-cultural exchanges...

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Korea, Kenya become one under same roof
May 28, 2016
Students from the King Sejong Institute in Nairobi play traditional Korean musical instruments and give a samulnori percussion performance to mark the ‘Day With Korean Culture Abroad’ on May 26 in the Kenya capital.More than 200 people gathered in a banquet hall at the Safari Par...

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Kenyans take closer look at Korean films
May 26, 2016
Movie-goers peruse their options at the Korean Film Festival that opens on May 29 at the Imax Theatre in Nairobi. President Park Geun-hye’s upcoming visit to Kenya will offer an opportunity to local movie-goers there to witness first-hand the charms of Korean cinema. To mark th...

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'Korean literature is now beginning to be part of world...
May 26, 2016
Co-winner of the Man Booker International Prize Han Kang answers questions during a press conference in Seoul on May 24. "I believe that plenty of news and stories about Korean literature will be published now and shared around, so that winning an international literary ...

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Japanese remake of 'Misaeng' to air in July
May 24, 2016
The TV show 'Misaeng' (pictured), based on a comic strip about the joys and sorrows of life in a corporate office, is remade in Japan with the new title 'Hope -- Zero Expectations for New Employees.' The television station Fuji TV starts production this month, and the series will...