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August 19, 2014

The Haddangse crew are here in the UK to participate in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Ahead of their performance at Edinburgh, they put on a ‘one night only performance’ at the Korean Cultural Centre in…

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Korean war exhibition in Rotterdam

August 11, 2014, No comments

I  planned to visit Rotterdam to see some friends are visit this Korean war exhibition, and thanks to the good weather and more free time, I was abl ...

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Sharing the passion for Korea

August 8, 2014, No comments

It ‘s almost one week ago since I got back from an other exciting trip to Korea with some of my Hapkido students. After my first trip to Korea ...

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Seoul International Writers’ Festival

August 7, 2014, No comments

What is Seoul International Writers’ Festival? SIWF is a literary event hosted by the Literature  Translation Institute of Korea, which invite ...

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    Evening at Omokdae Pavilion in Jeonju
    August 6, 2014, No comments

    Vera Lee takes you on to an ‘comic’ adventure to Omokdae Pavilion located in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do Province. Please click the images for larger and clearer photos… Related Video: …

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    Korean TV formats: a new Korean wave?
    July 18, 2014, No comments

    Over the past fifteen years, and especially in the late 2000s, Korean television dramas have been able to find an increasing number of platforms to be viewed by a growing foreign fanbase: first in South East Asia,…

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    A Guide to Finding Korea in London
    July 16, 2014, No comments

    Korean pop culture has gained popularity the world over. This can be attributed to the sensational TV dramas and delightful music scene, which led to an increasing interest in the Korean culture in general. This doesn’t…