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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

RASKB offers tour to Mungyeong pottery festival

A tour at the end of the month offers Seoulites the chance to get away from the city and immerse themselves in Korea’s ceramic traditions.The Royal Asiatic Society is organizing a trip to the annual ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:55

V-Day Gwangju to support women’s center

V-Day Gwangju will run performances of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” on April 29 and 30 in aid of a local women’s shelter.The event is part of the international V-Day movement, which involves performances of the play to campaign against violence toward women and girls. Guests ar...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:52

ANZA Ball to raise funds for homeless teens outreach

The Australia New Zealand Association Charity Ball is bringing back last year’s main performers 100% Kylie for its annual outing on April 29. This year’s ball is in aid of Vincenzo’s Outreach Bus, which helps homeless teenagers in Seoul.With 100% Kylie back as MC for the Ball you are su...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:47

Talk To Me doll program promotes kids’ multicultural awareness

Migrant women’s group Talk To Me has launched its annual program to make and give multicultural dolls to kindergartners.Volunteers make the rag dolls, called “Monica” -- a play on the woman’s name...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:45

Seoul center runs Changdeokgung tour

The Seoul Global Cultural Center is running a free walking tour of Changdeokgung on Friday.The 15th-century palace is famous for its UNESCO-listed garden, which combines naturalistic landscaping with ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:45

Seoul center to run trade academy

Seoul Global Center is recruiting applicants for its weeklong Trade Academy next month.The course is designed for foreign residents who wish to set up trading businesses and will cover trade and immigration law, contracts, the export process, payments and other aspects of trade businesses....

Updated : 2017.04.04 14:49

Seoul holds job fair for foreign spouses

The Seoul metropolitan government held its Marriage Migrants Employment Exhibition on Friday at City Hall.About 400 job seekers attended. As well as information on employment, the exhibition provided ...

Updated : 2017.04.04 14:37

HBC Fest seeks live performers

HBC Fest is roaring back for another event in May and is inviting musicians to apply to perform.Local venues make space for musicians to play at the festival, which is free of charge. It will run from May 26-28, with the main events on the evening of May 26 and from midafternoon on May 27....

Updated : 2017.04.04 14:28

Salon-style open exhibition to open in Seoul

A salon culture-inspired exhibition in Seoul is inviting artists for an uncurated exhibition free-for-all.It is part of a series of guerilla-style exhibitions by art groups Crazy Multiply and Miss Baik.The exhibition is designed to eliminate barriers to exhibiting art: there are no restric...

Updated : 2017.04.04 14:28

Camarata to remember Sewol with requiem

Camarata Music Company will perform Durufle’s Requiem for its upcoming concert, choosing the modern remembrance piece in recognition of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster. Conductor Ryan Goessl ...

Updated : 2017.04.04 14:26

Seoul Police seeks to reassure undocumented residents

Seoul Police have moved to reassure foreign nationals who are in Korea illegally that they can report crimes without being reported to immigration. In a letter from Seoul Metropolitan Police Commissio...

Updated : 2017.04.04 13:46

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