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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…

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    UK Focuses on Korean Music
    June 17, 2013, No comments

    The London K-Music Festival is starting this Friday and in preparation for the week of Korean music, from 14th June to 21st June, the Korean Cultural Centre UK hosted a music forum to focus and talk about the spread of Korean…

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    Korean Footballers in the UK: Kim Bo-kyung
    April 29, 2013, No comments

    When you think of Korean footballers in UK clubs, many people will immediately think of Park Ji-sung as the main name. However, there are actually quite a few Korean footballers currently causing a stir on pitches…

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    Korea and the Winter that Was
    March 15, 2013, No comments

    If you peruse this blog long enough, you’ll know that Koreans they’re very proud of their four distinct seasons. We’re moving into spring now, and while some of us enjoyed winter, some of use simply made due. Either…

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    SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD WINTER GAMES 2013 – TEAM GB!
    February 4, 2013, No comments

    * This post is written by Korean Class Massive, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. 2013 sees the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games being held in PyeongChang, South Korea. With the games officially…

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    Daegwallyong Snow Flower Festival 2013
    January 31, 2013, No comments

    * This post is written by Jo-Anna Lynch, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Once again, Hoenggye, the town at the base of Yongpyeong ski resort is hosting the Daegwallyong Snow Flower Festival (대관령…

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    Looking back – the Korea Blog 2012
    December 27, 2012, No comments

    So 2012 is on its way out. It was quite the eventful year; lots of memorable happenings in Korea and out, and it wasn’t an exception here on the Korea Blog. So what was it like here in 2012? What were the most popular posts?…

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    London Olympics 2012: Korea’s Journey
    August 14, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Korean Class Massive, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Now that the Olympics has finished and our lives can go back to normal, we’re sure many of you are feeling a bit deflated.…