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    UK Korean Film Nights – The Year of Film Professionals
    April 17, 2014, No comments

    They gave us Directors, they gave us Actors, now the Korean Cultural Centre in London will be bringing the UK public some key characters of the Korean film industry, those working in the background to make our favourite…

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    Art in the Streets: Exploring Daegu’s Bangcheon Market
    April 7, 2014, No comments

    If you’re travelling in Korea, you’ve gotta get yourself to a traditional market! Filled with every snack and knick-knack you can imagine, the traditional markets are a real slice of Korean culture. They hum with…

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    Join the team at Worldwide Korea Bloggers!
    March 4, 2014, No comments

    Launched on January 31, 2011, the Korea Blog is an English-language affiliate of the Korean government’s multilingual web portal Korea.net (www.korea.net), run by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS).…

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    10 Spring Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss!
    February 24, 2014, No comments

    Spring is coming! Spring is coming! As the end of winter approaches and people across the country start to shed their many warm layers in favor of lighter brightly colored pieces of clothing, the streets start to fill…

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    “Bitter, Sweet, Seoul”: Korea’s Capital City Through the Eyes of the World
    February 13, 2014, No comments

    Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the premier of “Bitter, Sweet, Seoul,” the Korean capital’s first ever global crowd-sourcing film project. I arrived at the premier at Seoul Cinema not…

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    Pho, Sinigang, and Glorious Singing: Southeast Asia in Korean Films and TV dramas
    January 29, 2014, No comments

    Whether it’s food like Vietnam’s pho or the Philippines’ sinigang, whether it’s a beautiful Vietnamese girl that Korean guys fall for or a Filipina mother who faithfully devotes her efforts to raising her…

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    How did the Korean wave start?
    January 27, 2014, No comments

    It seems a little unbelievable but everyone’s favourite Korean wave of K-dramas, K-pop, K-fashion and K-tagged popular items all began with Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park. Not literally but it did…

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    10 Ways to Stay Warm During Winter in Korea
    January 24, 2014, No comments

    Let me just make one thing clear. I am not a fan of Korean winters. Sure, the snow can be beautiful and the holiday decorations do make me fuzzy inside but on any given day from December to March, you can find me anywhere but…