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‘Christmas in July’ event kicks off orphanage gift campaign

Showing contempt for the calendar, expats in Gwangju are holding a Christmas-themed family event at the height of summer in aid of disadvantaged children. Saturday’s “Christmas in July” event will ...

Updated : 2015.07.22 19:07

Itaewon center hosts forum for Islamic, African expats

As part of ongoing efforts to help expats integrate into Korean society, the Itaewon Global Village Center held its first town meeting specifically for Islamic and African residents on Friday. There a...

Updated : 2015.07.22 19:05

Gaelic football enters Korean schools

A group of Korean children play an exhibition game of Gaelic football during halftime at the Connaught final at MacHale Park in Ireland as part of a program organized by Seoul Gaels to promote the sp...

Updated : 2015.07.22 19:03

Busan gearing up for multicultural festival

Busan is looking for participants to perform or run booths at its annual Global Gathering festival in October.The multicultural festival includes a parade and cultural performances and stalls run by embassies and foreign community groups.“Alongside the multicultural products and foods fro...

Updated : 2015.07.22 18:57

Charity book drive to support students in Laos

Samdong International, a nonprofit organization working on sustainable projects in Southeast Asia, is organizing  multiple events to help support the Xiengkhoung Samdong Friendship School in Saylmon Village, Laos. The school, built in 2011, has supported the education of hundreds of Laoti...

Updated : 2015.07.21 12:19

Expat soccer school looks abroad

The temperature hitting 37 degrees this Saturday could not deter the teenagers of Sillim from turning out for a game of soccer as part of International Football Education’s community outreach program...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:34

Free health consultations for foreign workers in Busan

The Busan Workers Health Center will provide free consultations for foreign workers on Sunday.The consultation includes basic tests on cholesterol and blood pressure, administering drugs, and advice on stress and workplace illnesses.Further consultations are also planned for Oct. 18.The co...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:32

Korea Foundation to host lecture on Australian pop culture

The Korea Foundation has begun its Global Culture Tour program this month with a series of events focusing on the relationship between Korea and Australia.On July 28 it will host a lecture by Damien Spry, who is an assistant professor at Hanyang University, an honorary associate at the Uni...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:32

Seoul to hold meeting with African, Muslim residents

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will host a meeting with Muslim expats and African residents in the city at the Itaewon Global Village Center on Friday. Over 387,000 foreign nationals were living in Seoul as of March, making up more than 3.8 percent of the city’s population. Seoul City ...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:32

Bedazzled bras sought for charity auction

Bras for a Cause Seoul is seeking donations of decorated bras ahead of its fifth annual event this year. The brassieres will be auctioned off to raise money for breast cancer treatment.The Seoul branch of the international charity was founded by Abigail Flores, who manages the event with t...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:32

Comics invited to vie for spot in international comedy competition

The Korea International Comedy Competition is seeking applications from comedians who think they have what it takes to compete in their second annual show this August. Last year’s competition was held in Seoul and featured 10 comics, with half of them visiting from overseas, being based i...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:31

Gwangju center tour to visit Goheung

The Gwangju International Center will host a tour on July 25 to explore Goheung County, South Jeolla Province, known for its beaches and seafood. The tour, to run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., will visit several spots in the Dadohae Marine National Park, a collection of small, scattered islands t...

Updated : 2015.07.08 18:30

Talk to explore evolution of Korean Wave

Professor Jin Dal-yong from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology will host a discussion on social media’s role in the Korean Wave. The talk will focus on what has led hallyu to its current position, focusing on the role of social media and how the Korean Wave is received...

Updated : 2015.07.08 18:30

Hypnotist promises mix of fascination, fun

An expat stage hypnotist will demonstrate the mysteries of the mind in Seoul this month, while having some fun along the way.Gabriel Dye will be taking to the stage, hoping some brave souls in the aud...

Updated : 2015.07.08 18:30

Submissions sought for hope-themed exhibition

Korea Women Visual Designer is calling for submissions of works of art on the theme of “hope” for their upcoming show, the 2015 International Invitation Exhibition at Seoul City Hall. The works are intended to spread messages of hope to underprivileged people. Participation is not restri...

Updated : 2015.07.08 18:30