All posts tagged convention

London Book Fair Korea Focus
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April 9, 2014

This spring at the annual London Book Fair, the UK has chosen Korea as the market focus. The Book Fair will be giving the UK public a very full three-day schedule packed full of events, from cultural and professional programmes…

When blazing hot, think of cold things

Geeky happiness at Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2013

August 14, 2013, No comments

SICAF! The 17th Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival took place July 23rd ~ Jul 28th, 2013. And you know me, I just had to go. I tend ...

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Game On! From Comic Conventions to PC Rooms

August 2, 2013, 1 Comment

When I was a student in Canada and too poor to own both a properly working computer and pay for internet access, I often found myself in a mysterious ...

Traditional Korean cloth-wrap “bojagi”

Curiouser and Curiouser – the Megashow

July 31, 2013, No comments

You know how life doesn’t always turn out as planned? And sometimes things are just not what they seem to be? Well, I’ve had my fair share ...

  • Preparing tea is a solemn ritual
    Tea for Two, or Three, or Four
    June 14, 2013, No comments

    Or maybe thousands of people. Koreans drink a lot of tea. This might be hard to believe about a country which is currently inundated with coffee shops galore and tea shops hard to find, but tea has been an essential part…

  • Lee Sungjn and Lee Minhye’s characters take an umbrella ride
    Photo review: 2012 Seoul Design Festival
    December 17, 2012, No comments

    The 11th Seoul Design Festival took place at COEX in Seoul from December 12th to December 16th, 2012. A comprehensive exhibition about all aspects of design, this year’s exhibition showcased the concept of “design…

  • E Suktae’s collection
    Gangnam style at the 2012 Gangnam Fashion Festival
    October 22, 2012, No comments

    Unless you have a deep aversion to pop culture or have no access to the internet, it is most likely you’ve heard of Gangnam by now. That ritzy, trendy district in Seoul whose style is making waves in the pop music world…