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June 24, 2014

This year the Worldwide Korea Bloggers welcoming dinner was held at the National museum of Korea ( Ichon station /이촌역 line 4, exit 2) What a beautiful location!

I love the clash between nature/ traditional buildings…

Korean Folk Village Lunar New Year Series

7 Things To Do If You’re Staying In Seoul For Seollal

January 22, 2014, No comments

Seollal, or the Lunar New Year, is one of the most important holidays in Korea. This year, Seollal falls on January 31st and as such everyone will be ...

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Evolution of the Rice Cooker at Gwangju Design Biennale 2013

October 23, 2013, No comments

Every year, a biennale takes part in Gwangju. In the even years, it’s the Gwangju Art Biennale; in the odd, the Gwangju Design Biennale. 2013 is th ...

Gray Hair, 2013, oil on canvas, Kong Sung-Hun

The Art of Storytelling, Storytelling in Art – Korea Artist Prize 2013

October 17, 2013, No comments

Everyone likes a good story, right? This year’s finalists of the Korea Artist Prize 2013 seem to like them, too. The four finalists Kong Sung-Hun, S ...

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    The Last Princess of the Joseon Dynasty, Deokhye
    January 18, 2013, No comments

    At times, life can be more dramatic than any kind of fictional portrayal. At times, a person’s entire life can be more unusual than a theatrical presentation. Princess Deokhye’s life was like that: born the youngest…

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    2013, the Year of the Snake comes slithering in
    January 7, 2013, No comments

    Happy New Year! It is 2013, the Year of the Snake. Among all the 12 symbols of the zodiac, the snake is probably regarded as the most dubious; its flickering tongue, slimy skin, poisonous looking fangs and rather sneaky…

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    2012, enter the Black Dragon
    January 7, 2012, No comments

    According to ancient folklore, the Emperor of the Heavens called upon 12 animals and told them he would hold a race to Heaven’s Gates and reward them in order. Although the ox was the most diligent and arrived early, …