All posts tagged Korean Culture

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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…

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    Seoul’s Salsa Scene in Full Swing
    October 22, 2013, No comments

    The excitement is palpable, as it always is just before any dance competition. Upbeat Latin tunes echo through a hall of dressing rooms that buzz with giddy conversations in a number of languages. Inside, flamboyantly…