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TV executives driving Korean wave in Asia
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April 22, 2015
Cultural trends are often combinations of the zeitgeist and more rational triggers. Among them is the work and efforts of those who, behind the scene, have directly or indirectly, actively or passively, promoted…
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비정상회담 “Korean Culture, Through The Eyes of A Foreigner”

April 20, 2015, No comments

@JTBC   국제 평화 및 안전 유지를 위해 각국 정상들이 국제연합 UN에 모여 정상회담을 펼칠 동안, 후미진 구석 ...

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On an Easter day at Tongdosa, home of Korean Buddhism …

April 9, 2015, No comments

Tongdo-sa (통도사) is one of the Three Jewel Temples of Korean Buddhism. Like Songgwang-sa and Haein-sa, the two other Jewel temples, this templ ...

The next Seokjeon Daeje will be held at Sungkyunkwan sometime in September.

Confucian ceremony at Sungkyunkwan Munmyo

March 23, 2015, No comments

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 Garden of Morning Calm’s Snippets of Spring
    March 17, 2015, No comments

    One of my most memorable trips in Korea was when I visited The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원) in 2013. My Korean best friend was having his school break so he decided to take a vacation in his hometown Hoengsong…