World's largest K-pop festival kicks off in Changwon

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2-day charity music festival to hit Seoul next week

A two-day festival for lovers of Korean music will run in Seoul from Oct. 7-8, with acts playing in support of two local charities.Fourteen bands will play at the “I Like Many” festival to raise funds for the Korean Unwed Mothers and Families Association and the Citizens’ Alliance for N...

Updated : 2016.09.30 16:53

Migrants Arirang Music Fest to open in Changwon

The Migrants Arirang Music Festival will kick off in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, Friday for a three-day run that culminates with a nationwide singing contest for expats here.The festival features a variety of cultural events, including screenings of international films, cultural p...

Updated : 2016.09.28 19:05

Indian community holds 10th Ganesh Festival

The following was contributed by Chinar Pathak, a postdoctoral researcher at Seoul National University and one of the organizers of the Ganesh Festival. -- Ed.The Indian community in Korea on Sept. 11...

Updated : 2016.09.28 19:05

Angle Magazine hosts poetry, music events

Expat-run Angle Magazine will host two events to showcase creativity in Busan and Ulsan this week.After running a showcase stage at the Cheoyong Culture Festival last year, the online magazine will take over the Asia Pacific Music Meeting stage Monday to host a selection of five bands from...

Updated : 2016.09.28 19:05

Expats join in Zandari music bonanza

Venues across Hongdae will open their doors for a multistage showcase festival this weekend.Zandari Festa’s acts are mostly Korean, including well-known acts such as Crying Nut and Kingston Rudieska,...

Updated : 2016.09.27 19:20

NK rights campaign film getting global release

An expat-made documentary on campaigners for North Korean human rights has arranged distribution for release in more than 100 countries this fall.“While They Watched” won awards at over 12 international festivals and was listed as one of the “12 Documentaries You Cannot Miss” at the Hu...

Updated : 2016.09.27 19:14

Foreigners' flea market opens in central Seoul

A flea market opened in downtown Seoul on Sunday with foreign residents as vendors, as part of the city government's efforts to provide them opportunities to integrate with citizens here.About a hundred foreigners from some 40 teams selected by the Seoul Global Center gathered at Gwanghwam...

Updated : 2016.09.26 09:08

Seoul film fest explores meaning of ‘expat’

The Korea International Expat Film Festival will be opening in Seoul on Sept. 9-11 for its second annual run.The festival shows films from Korea and abroad that are either made with a very low budget...

Updated : 2016.09.01 17:40

Hockey players frozen out of cheaper rink fees

Hockey players in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, have been frustrated by what they see as unfair fees for using the city’s ice rink, although a recent decision by the Korea Ice Hockey Association might change that.Jeonju resident Paul MacDonald said his team was being charged 300,000 won ...

Updated : 2016.09.01 17:39

Youth soccer group lets kids take initiative

Expat-run youth soccer development organization International Football Education is launching a new student-led weekend training program for kids aged 6-13 from this Sunday.The program will organize k...

Updated : 2016.08.31 19:07

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