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Migrant groups mark anti-discrimination day

Foreign workers and residents groups marked International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination with a rally in central Seoul on Sunday.Gathering in front of the Bosingak Bell near Jongak S...

Updated : 2017.03.21 18:57

V-Day Seoul to stage monologues in aid of rape crisis center

The V-Day Seoul 2017 Project will present a bilingual Korean and English reading of “The Vagina Monologues” on Saturday and Sunday in aid of the Korean Sexual Violence Relief Center.The reading is p...

Updated : 2017.03.21 18:56

Gwangju center to hold protest song concert

Gwangju International Center will be holding a concert of protest songs Saturday.Soprano Park Su-yeon and baritone Kim Dae-su will be accompanied by pianist Chun Hyeon-joo in performing a mixture of protest songs from Korea and overseas.The concert starts at 7 p.m. at GIC Hall. Families ar...

Updated : 2017.03.21 18:54

Seoul Shakespeare Company to stage ‘Winter’s Tale’

Seoul Shakespeare Company will perform the tragicomedy “The Winter’s Tale” next month.A story ultimately of reconciliation and forgiveness, the play follows a chain of events that start with a fit of jealousy between two kings.The company notes in its introduction to the play that the p...

Updated : 2017.03.21 18:53

V-Day fundraiser to be held Sunday

The organizers of V-Day Seoul will be holding an early-bird fundraiser ahead of its main show, at the Hidden Cellar in Haebangchon on Sunday.The event will have live performances from acoustic musicians, alongside fundraising events such as raffles and drink specials. Prizes include many o...

Updated : 2017.03.18 15:26

IAK St. Patrick’s Day fest invites Seoulites to ‘be Irish for a day’

The Irish Association of Korea will be filling the amphitheater in Seoul’s D-Cube City plaza with Celtic sounds to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 18.It’s an opportunity for Seoulites to hear ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:43

Holi to bring the color back to Korea

With spring about to bring some color back to the Korean landscape, Holi celebrations in Seoul and Busan this year are set to beat nature to it. Two separate groups -- through both are called Indians ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:43

Gwangju Performance Project promises ‘seductive’ cabaret

Expats in Gwangju will gather for a night of cabaret Saturday, courtesy of the Gwangju Performance Project.Previous cabaret nights have focused on music, but this year the troupe is broadening the range of entertainment and adding a “masquerade” theme.“This year I wanted to diversify th...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:41

Registrations open for Ulsan Cup soccer tournament

The Ulsan Cup, Korea’s largest expat soccer tournament, is taking registrations for its 10th outing in May.The tournament will take place on May 5 and 6 in the southeastern city. Sixteen teams will play a round-robin tournament in four groups on the first day, with the top two teams going...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:41

Treasure hunt inspires EFL adventure book

A historical novel isn’t the most obvious next step from citywide treasure hunts, but organizing two such events inspired Brian Van Hise to pen a story for middle school English learners.“History’s...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:15

KOTESOL invites speakers for international conference

Korea TESOL, an organization for English education professionals, is inviting presentation proposals for its 25th international conference this autumn. The conference, to be held in conjunction with the Pan-Asian Consortium of Language Teaching Societies, will be held in Seoul on Oct. 21 a...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:15

YEOL to host talk on preserving, moving traditional architecture

This story has been updated to reflect the fact that lunch is no longer offered at the event. — Ed.YEOL, the Society for Korean Cultural Heritage, will continue its lunchtime lectures, this year in partnership with Seoul Museum of History, with a talk on preservation of traditional ho...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:15

City supports adoptees’ Korean language studies

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will commence the first Korean language program exclusively for overseas Korean adoptees from next week. The first program of its type will provide free Korean lessons every Monday and Wednesday evening at the Seoul Global Center.The program came about thr...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:14

Orientation session for foreign residents offered in Itaewon

The Itaewon Global Village Center will provide a free orientation session Friday to introduce the services and cultural opportunities available for foreign residents in Seoul. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and refreshments. All those who attend will receive a package o...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:12

Speech contest to test NK refugees

North Korean refugees will be showing off their English skills Saturday in a biannual speech contest.The contest run by Teach North Korean Refugees, a volunteer organization that helps refugees learn ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:09