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    Now and Then: Beopjusa Temple
    March 3, 2015, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! Beopjusa Temple was first established in 553 A.D. by the monk Uisin. The name of the temple means “The Place Where the Dharma Resides Temple,” in English. The reason that the temple was named…

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    For the Love of Trot (트로트) Music
    February 13, 2015, Comments Off on For the Love of Trot (트로트) Music

    My first encounter with Korean trot Music~트로트 was last summer. I attended the language class at the Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria, where I took part in the Sejong institute speech contest. At the event, my…

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    Sheffield, England catches Korean rhythmns
    January 9, 2015, No comments

    영국 셰필드에 퍼지는 한국문화 사랑! The love towards Korean culture spreading in Sheffield, England   영국에서는 단 세 학교에서만 ‘한국어’를 전공 할 수…

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    Round Table discussion – Korean Traditional Music
    December 31, 2014, No comments

    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…

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    My Hallyu Fandom’s Many Faces
    December 24, 2014, No comments

    I recently read an article about Hallyu fandom in the Philippines which says that Filipino fans tend to be either of these three: an active fan, a stagnant fan, or a retired fan. According to the researcher Gilbert Que,…

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    3 mistakes to avoid when learning Korean
    December 19, 2014, No comments

    It is always fun and exciting when you start learning a language. You want to absorb it all at once but soon enough you realize that you have to follow certain steps in order to be successful, plus you can’t ‘learn…