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KOTESOL gears up for international English teaching conference

English education association KOTESOL has opened registration for its 24th international conference this year, focusing on “Shaping the Future with 21st Century Skills.”The two-day Korea TESOL Inter...

Updated : 2016.08.09 17:22

Applications open for October TOPIK exam

Applications opened Monday for those wanting to take the Test of Proficiency in Korean on Oct. 16.Test-takers can choose to sit for the lower-level TOPIK I in the morning or the higher level TOPIK II in the afternoon at one of nine test centers across the country.The TOPIK I test runs from...

Updated : 2016.08.09 17:21

Seoul Players auditioning for actors for 10 minute play fest

Seoul Players will hold auditions on Aug. 27-28 for its sixth 10-Minute Play Festival and Competition.The festival runs across two weekends each fall and features 15 scripts from Korea and overseas th...

Updated : 2016.08.09 17:21

Seoul book club hosts panel with three illustrators

Seoul Book and Culture Club will be hosting a panel session with three up-and-coming illustrators on Saturday. The group will be joined by Salgoo, Aeppol and Tokki -- three popular Naver Grafolio illustrators who attended the French International Book Fair in Paris earlier this year, when ...

Updated : 2016.08.09 17:19

Punk stalwarts return from U.S. tour with new record

Fresh from a tour of the U.S., Seoul-based melodic punk band ... Whatever That Means is gearing up for the Korean launch of its new record.The split 7-inch “Blowing Minds and Melting Faces” was reco...

Updated : 2016.08.09 14:52

Part Time Cooks heat up the Korean hip-hop scene

Part Time Cooks might not be a household name, but the hip-hop duo are making their mark on the Korean hip-hop scene with the release of their first studio album, “7:30,” and a tour of Japan to star...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:22

Brazilian culture center runs photography exhibition in Seoul

The Brasil Cultural Center in Korea will be holding a photography exhibition in Seoul to mark the upcoming Rio Olympics.About 60 photographic works will be on show, chosen through a contest run by the center and the University of Taubate in Brazil.In the contest, students at the university...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:20

Thai teen artists visit Seoul for art project

Eight teenage artists from Thailand will be exhibiting their work in Seoul Wednesday as part of a two week project.Creative Matters, an art academy in Bangkok, teamed up with Jankura Artspace in Seoul...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:19

Multinational choir seeks singers for ‘Pops’ concert

Camarata Chorale, a multinational choir of amateur singers, is looking for new members in time for its “Pops” concert in September.The concert will involve songs from a wide range of modern backgrounds, including the swing era, the 70’s and 80’s, as well as some musical theater and jaz...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:19

North Korean refugees to share their stories at joint panel event

North Korean refugees will share their stories at a panel event with scholars, activists and volunteers.The mini-conference, hosted by Teach North Korean Refugees and Seoul University of Foreign Studi...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:19

WinK to host lawyers Q&A for expats

South Korean attorneys will offer their pro-bono services at a question and answer session in Seoul on Saturday.The lawyers will meet with up to 12 attendees for two hours to answer questions about legal issues at When in Korea (WinK)’s Kitchen & Taphouse. They will cover topics relating ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 12:36

Couple seeks to end bear bile trade in Korea, build sanctuaries

When Gina Moon witnessed Korea’s bear bile farming practices, she was left with a troubling question: “How could we do this to our mother?” She was reminded of the myth here about Tangun -- the leg...

Updated : 2016.07.12 18:55

Expat artists team up to extend murals around Mi Cook Oppa

Expat artists will descend on a street in Itaewon to add some color to the concrete.Lawrence Blackman of art group Look But Don’t Touch, said he met James Beckwith, the owner of Mi Cook Oppa in Itaew...

Updated : 2016.07.12 18:46

New start-up center to support foreign businesses

A new start-up center funded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government will help expats grow their businesses by assisting them in developing globally.The Seoul Global Startup Center in Yongsan-gu is the first government-subsidized scheme to provide seed funding mainly for foreigners through an...

Updated : 2016.07.12 13:57

Gwangju center to run tour to Gokseong

Gwangju International Center will run a tour to Gokseong, South Jeolla Province, which recently rose to prominence as the location of the horror film, “The Wailing.” The area is home to temples, shrines and monuments, with the first destination on the stop being Dorisma Temple, which was...

Updated : 2016.07.12 13:55