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Gwangju center to run mountain tour

Gwangju Cultural Center is hosting a tour to Mudeungsan National Park on the edge of the city on May 27.The guided tour will combine the main sights on the city’s most famous mountain with cultural activities. Guided by Mishra Harsh Kumar, the tour will stop at Silla-era temple Wonhyosa a...

Updated : 2017.05.17 18:32

Seoul Players to present ‘homegrown’ plays

Two one-act plays by local expat playwrights take to the Seoul stage from Saturday, in a project that sees Seoul Players show off their writing as well as their stage talents. The two plays have their...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:10

Together Day events to take place across Korea

Cities across South Korea will be hosting multicultural events as part of the Justice Ministry’s Together Day festival. Together Day, in its 10th year, comprises of events taking place over around 10...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:05

HBC live music festival to return to Seoul

HBC fest will return to Seoul this month with nearly 100 bands playing across two days.The biannual event, which started 11 years ago, takes place at bars and cafes around the Haebangchon area north of Noksapyeong Station, with free admission to all the venues. The festival begins 9 p.m. o...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:05

Michael Breen to talk about new book

Michael Breen will talk about his new book “The New Koreans” at an event in Seoul this Saturday.The book follows up his 1997 book “The Koreans,” a guide to the cultural landscape of modern Korea. ...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:05

‘Looking’ to see if love really is blind

First dates weren’t always about Tinder swipes and photo-approved introductions. Blind dates used to be just that -- meetings with someone without knowing what they looked like.Changwon Community The...

Updated : 2017.05.17 14:51

Migrant workers hold May Day protest

Migrant workers gathered to mark the annual May Day labor demonstrations in front of the Bosingak Bell in central Seoul. But they did so a day early, as most of the workers did not get May 1 off.“Unf...

Updated : 2017.05.03 17:33

Kiwi Chamber to host New Zealand Wine Festival

The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea will begin its annual New Zealand Wine Festival later this month, with events planned for Seoul and Busan.New Zealand is now the 10th-largest wine exporter...

Updated : 2017.05.03 17:32

A well-timed ‘Winter’s Tale’

Bad things happen when the powerful allow swift passion to rule over considered advice — innocents die and friends turn to foes across kingdoms. Amid real-world presidential problematics in Korea an...

Updated : 2017.05.03 17:31

TOPIK test applications to open

Applications for the next Test of Proficiency in Korean exam will open May 15.Those taking the test, which will be held July 16, can apply to sit for the lower-level TOPIK I in the morning or the higher level TOPIK II in the afternoon.The TOPIK I test consists of listening and reading sect...

Updated : 2017.05.03 16:20

Gwangju concert to create “Harmony of Hope”

Gwangju International Center will use its annual May concert to send a message of hope to the disabled. The “Harmony of Hope” concert will feature 10 different performers, with music including classical, opera and democracy anthems.In keeping with the center’s multicultural side, the co...

Updated : 2017.05.03 16:19

Kotesol, FAB to hold joint neuroELT conference

The Korea Tesol and FAB conferences are teaming up for a joint event on May 13 and 14, the FAB11 & Kotesol National Conference 2017. Korea Tesol — Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages — is a professional association of English teachers that holds national and international...

Updated : 2017.05.03 16:19

Nominations open for Michael Simning award

Nominations are being accepted for the Michael Simning Community Builder Award, an annual prize that recognizes people who have contributed to the community in Gwangju.To be eligible, nominees should ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 17:26

Four-way forum to discuss multiculturalism in Asia

Trans-East-Asia Multiculturalism will hold a weekend of workshops and forums in Seoul following on from a similar event in Taiwan last year.TEAM is a collaboration of academics that formed to help develop “multiculturalism from below” across Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong throu...

Updated : 2017.04.18 17:23

Daejeon Artists stay humble for group show

Daejeon Arts Collective will be running a group exhibition from Wednesday, showing off work by 16 artists from Korea and abroad.Although the show doesn’t have a theme, its title comes from a Korean s...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:57