All posts tagged Performances


Cover Group Pixies as A Pink
July 22, 2014

“Imitation is the highest form of flattery.” I think this saying best describes KPOP cover groups who honor the artists they are representing.

Fueled by their love for Korean pop music, cover groups re-create the…

The Queen makes her way

A Royal Wedding at Unhyeongung

September 29, 2013, No comments

The year is 1866. It has been three years since the young Gojong has become the 26th king of Joseon. This is also the year where he would marry the da ...

Simcheong, a ballet in hanbok

Ballet in Hanbok – Shim Chung (Simcheong) by the Universal Ballet

May 23, 2013, No comments

Once upon a time, a long, long, time ago, there lived a poor old blind man and his daughter, Simcheong. Simcheong’s mother died shortly after givi ...

Seopyeonje, the changgeuk. Photo courtesy of the National Theater of Korea.

The traditional sounds and Han of “Seopyeonje”

April 4, 2013, No comments

Some words are impossible to translate. It’s usually not the meaning itself which is untranslatable; it’s usually the subtle nuances that get lost ...

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    Late autumn stroll in Namsan
    November 12, 2012, No comments

    As the mountains in Korea hit their peak of autumn colors, for those of us who cannot make the time to go away to see these displays of vibrant splendor, we have to make do with what we can within the boundaries of the city. …

  • 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 …