All posts tagged Korean Culture

  • 1 Gifts from Korea
    Gifts from Korea
    January 4, 2014, No comments

    First of all, I hope you spend some wonderful time with friends & family and hope you had dessert for breakfast at least once.And secondly, guess who’s visiting rainy Belgium for a month? That’s right,…

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    Crazy Multiply at Yogiga
    December 24, 2013, No comments

    This July I had the chance to participate in an artshow organised by CrazyMultiply. This project was founded by Olivia McNair, Laura MacDonald and Amy Smith. If you were curious for more you’re at the right place.…

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    Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk) during Winter Solstice
    December 22, 2013, No comments

    Winter Solstice (Dongji, 동지), is celebrated on the day of the year when daylight hours are the shortest. This day usually takes place between 20 to 22 December of the solar calendar. Starting from this day, the days…

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    Preparing Your Korean Wedding
    December 13, 2013, No comments

    For those of you dreaming of your Korean wedding, here’s a small planning guide to your future wedding based on my own experiences planning my wedding this fall.   Type of ceremony: The trend these days…

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    Flashback! K-pop idols of the ‘90s
    December 4, 2013, No comments

    Nostalgia seems to be a popular theme for Korean entertainment these days. The most-talked-about TV drama at the moment is Reply 1994 (응답하라 1994), a look into a boarding house and its boarders in a university…

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    The London K-Pop Academy
    November 16, 2013, No comments

    A short while back I received an email from the London Korean Cultural Centre informing me that I had been given a place to attend the new K-pop Academy. Since it was my last week in Korea at the time, I was rather preoccupied…

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    5 Korean Films to Look For from BIFF 2013
    November 15, 2013, No comments

    A month has passed since the Busan International Film Festival wrapped up and I’ve finally had to time to decompress and reflect on my film bonanza. I watched 21 films over 13 days (and held down a day job and blogged and…

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    Shall We Selca? Korean Camera Slang
    October 29, 2013, 2 Comments

    Moving to South Korea in 2010, I noticed that virtually everyone had a cell phone, even young children and the elderly, and something that caught me off-guard was how these cell phones were used. I would often see Koreans…