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Gwangju International Center offers tour to Suncheon

The Gwangju International Center is running a GIC Tour to Suncheon on May 28.The tour will stop at Soggwangsa Temple, which was built in the 11th century and is one of the three jewel temples of Korea.After lunch, the group will move on to Suncheon Bay, a nature reserve famous for its view...

Updated : 2016.05.19 12:38

Seoul Shakespeare Company to stage ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Seoul Shakespeare Company will be staging the bard’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” from this weekend.The play, a blend of silly humor with ideas about honor, shame and politics, is a turnaround f...

Updated : 2016.05.18 19:37

Artists examine ‘home’ in refugee-focused exhibition

From lips sewn shut to lonely roads, the imagery in the exhibition “A Place Called Home” is stark.Busan artists group Exotic Beasts will be holding the exhibition, themed on “home,” to highlight r...

Updated : 2016.05.18 19:35

Washington, Seoul choirs stage joint concert

The Washington State University Madrigal singers and Concert Choir held a choral exchange concert Sunday with local music group Camarata Music Company.The U.S. Choir is in Korea as part of a performan...

Updated : 2016.05.18 19:32

Kiwi Chamber runs events for New Zealand Wine Festival

The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea will host two New Zealand Wine Festival events in Seoul and Busan in May and June.The festivals will offer enthusiasts a chance to enjoy over 80 premium Ne...

Updated : 2016.05.18 19:31

Talk to examine power games in Korean party politics

The Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch will host a talk by Stanford Ph.D. candidate Jacob Reidhead on the political machinations in Korea. His talk will cover his research into the games, gambits and intrigue that occur out of the public eye. He will also highlight the impact and interacti...

Updated : 2016.05.18 19:28

May university festivals list up (16~22)

(The Korea Herald)The month of May is a time for university festivals. While these festivals are mainly student-organized, with unique games and cultural performances of all sorts, there are also high...

Updated : 2016.05.16 15:06

19th Korean speech contest took place on Thursday

The 19th Korean speech contest took place on Thursday at Kyunghee University’s Crown Concert Hall in Seoul, with the best prize going to Uzbekistan student Rakhimboboev Bakhtiyor.According to the Ins...

Updated : 2016.05.12 18:11

Largest rose festival to open in Ulsan

The 10th rose festival at Ulsan Grand Park will open next Friday. According to the Ulsan city government, it is the largest festival of its kind, with more than 263 kinds of roses that will be arrange...

Updated : 2016.05.12 17:57

‘Big Data’ audio drama probes Web's weak point

Serial drama to bring together expat, international talent for global audienceA new audio drama is set to start this month, bringing a host of expat actors together with international performers in a ...

Updated : 2016.05.11 18:29

British ball to honor Queen’s 90th birthday

The British Chamber of Commerce in Korea is holding the Queen’s Birthday Ball next month in conjunction with the British Association of Seoul (BASS), to celebrate the monarch’s 90th birthday. The BC...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:44

Free TOPIK preparation classes offered in Seoul

The Seoul Global Center will run a set of free preparation classes for the Test of Proficiency in Korean ahead of the next exam on July 17. The classes are open to all foreign residents and run from May 21 to July 13 in three levels.Classes will run Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30 p.m. to 5:...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:43

Yongsan school to hold international bazaar

Yongsan International School of Seoul will hold an international bazaar this Saturday with a wide variety of traditional food and cultural performances.The bazaar will have a market for new or used items as well as a silent auction and prize raffle.The bazaar runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:42

Gwangju International Center to hold French-themed May concert

Gwangju International Center is holding its annual May concert on Sunday, with a French theme.Twelve different groups and artists will perform popular French songs and classical music, in recognition of the 130th anniversary of relations between Korea and France.Music will include a collec...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:42

Global Center to host Gwanghwamun expat flea market

Expat vendors will set up shop in Gwanghwamun this Saturday to barter and sell at the Seoul Global Center’s flea market.The flea market, which the center has run since 2007, operates five times a year as a way of bringing the city’s foreign and Korean residents together. Stalls at the ma...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:42