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Design meets tech at Herald workshop

Herald Corp., in collaboration with Seoul Design Foundation, is hosting the Herald Design Tech workshop with the aims of bringing together and fostering rising talent in the areas of design and techno...

Updated : 2015.08.27 17:37

Koreans need to consume more meat: study

Many would think of Korean barbecue as one of the best-known -- and common -- Korean foods. But a recent study claimed that more than 70 percent of Koreans are in fact not consuming enough meat, whic...

Updated : 2015.08.27 16:49

Treating, avoiding sunburn

Lee Jong-heeMany people tan during the summer because it makes them look healthy and thin. Spending prolonged hours outside during the summer, particularly during vacation periods, results in skin exp...

Updated : 2015.08.27 16:48

Soprano Sumi Jo drops first K-pop album

Legendary Korean soprano Sumi Jo released her first K-pop album in her 30-year career on Thursday, a record label said.The album titled "Geu.Ri.Da.," in Korean, has Jo's reinterpretation of seven of her favorite domestic songs from the 90s such as Lee So-ra's "The wind blows," Yang Hee-eun...

Updated : 2015.08.27 15:22

'Korean Wave' expo opens in Shanghai

South Korea opened a three-day exhibition of the "Korean Wave" of pop culture and products on Thursday in the Chinese city of Shanghai. More than 100 Korean firms came up with their products to attract Chinese middle class consumers, whose disposable income is growing, by capitalizing on t...

Updated : 2015.08.27 14:24

Gov't to host Korean music festival in London

South Korea will host a Korean music festival in London next month to enhance the global interest in Korean music initially sparked by the popularity of K-pop, the government said Thursday.The second edition of the "K-Music Festival" will be held from Sept. 1-30 in several performance hall...

Updated : 2015.08.27 11:15

Gov't starts 'one-plus-one' service for show ticket buyers

The government launched a program Thursday to provide an additional ticket to people who purchase tickets to certain shows to help revive the country's performing arts industry hit by the MERS outbreak, officials said.Last month, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced the pr...

Updated : 2015.08.27 11:14

Concert to bring together Korean, foreign traditions

Seoul’s Senior Public Diplomacy Group will host a free folk music and dance concert at the National Museum of Korea on Sept. 6.The concert, which brings together performers from nine countries, including Korea, was set up as part of the group’s efforts to promote Korean culture and bring...

Updated : 2015.08.26 19:00

Exotic Beasts art group to prowl in Busan

Busan’s creative community is set to get a boost from a brand new creature feature.Exotic Beasts is a new group designed to give artists in Busan and nearby areas exposure through exhibitions and a w...

Updated : 2015.08.26 19:00

N.K. film hopes to inspire action

A new documentary by an expat director sets out to highlight the struggles of people campaigning for change in North Korea, and hopes to inspire viewers to join the fight.Director of “While They Watc...

Updated : 2015.08.26 18:59

Ulsan expats gear up for sports day gathering

Ulsan’s expats are set to compete in a sports day Sunday, as the organizers hope to build on the return of the annual event last year.Athletes will compete in soccer and other sports at the event, wi...

Updated : 2015.08.26 18:58

‘Music in palace’ performance series returns next month

Performers showcase traditional Korean music at the Jongmyo Shrine. (Julie Jackson/The Korea Herald)An annual series of performances of traditional music in Seoul’s royal palaces will reopen next mon...

Updated : 2015.08.26 17:57

Time travel to ancient kingdom of Baekje

IKSAN, North Jeolla Province -– A restoration project of the oldest stone pagoda in Korean history is underway at the site of Mireuksa Temple in Iksan, North Jeolla Province. A rhythmic, clear sound ...

Updated : 2015.08.26 17:27

Run on clouds at Sheraton D Cube City Hotel

On the 28th floor of Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel in Guro-gu, southwest Seoul, there is nothing much to see from the window of its fitness center but a panoramic view of the area that includes apa...

Updated : 2015.08.26 17:06

Chadwick International appoints new head

Chadwick International has named Shelly Luke Wille the new head of school as part of its key leadership reshuffle, school officials said Tuesday.Wille succeeded Charles Sachs as the new head of the sc...

Updated : 2015.08.25 20:16