All posts by Dorothea Suh

© Prof. Hilary Finchum-Sung by Michael Hurt
December 31, 2014
Are you interested in getting a degree in Korean Studies or do you want to deepen your knowledge in the Traditional Music of Korea? I hope that this interview will give interested readers and prospective students a glimpse…

Worth a visit – Seonyudo Island

December 23, 2013, No comments

Are you planning to visit Korea during summer or are you already in Korea and looking for something unique to visit before you return to your home cou ...


Meeting p’ansori master singer Soo Jang You (유수정)

October 14, 2013, 1 Comment

This post is a continuation of the “Introduction to Gugak” blog entry. What is p’ansori? P’ansori can be described as an epic ...


Reliving the past – National Folk Museum of Korea

September 28, 2013, No comments

The National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관) is located inside the grand Gyeongbokgung Palace and has over 4,000 historical artifacts on ...

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    Need a minute? Take a break at Seonyudo Park!
    September 22, 2013, No comments

    If you are living in Seoul and need to escape the fast paced lifestyle for a while to refill your enegery tanks – look no further than Seonyudo Park! The park is located within the city and is a retreat for families,…

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    Exploring Incheon China Town
    September 12, 2013, No comments

    Korea, with its growing multicultural families, foreign students and workers  has lots of places to celebrate diversity, one of them is the China Town in Incheon, just an hour away from Seoul, which makes it a perfect…

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    Korean Martial Arts: Taekwondo (태권도)
    September 5, 2013, 1 Comment

    Korea’s rich culture embraces modern and traditional art, music – and of course sports. The Korean sports tradition Taekwondo (태권도, T’aekwŏndo, Tae-Kwon-Do or Taekwon-Do) is a representative of Korea’s…