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Gwangju theater group goes back to basics

In a move away from the “bigger is better” trend theater lovers have come to expect, a local performance company is taking things back to basics this summer. In “Counterparts,” Gwangju Performance...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:19

Gift drive organizer wins Michael Simning Award

Sarah Elizabeth Hale has taken this year’s Michael Simning Community Builders Award in recognition of her efforts as president of the Adopt-a-Child for Christmas initiative. The campaign, which began...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:18

RASKB to run tour of Seochon

The Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch will run a tour Saturday of Seochon, an area west of Gyeongbokgung in Seoul that is home to traditional Korean houses and Japanese colonial period homes that has received renewed attention as a tourist spot.The afternoon excursion will move through t...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:06

Foreign vendors sought for Dongdaemun Flea Market

The Seoul Global Center is holding a Foreigners’ Flea Market at Dongdaemun Design Plaza on Sunday. International applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Items for sale can include traditional handicrafts, souvenirs and gifts. Participation for vendors is free, but...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:06

Seoul Players seeks directors for 10-minute plays

Seoul Players is seeking directors for its 7th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival this autumn. The festival is an annual competition for new, previously unperformed 10-minute plays, submitted from Korea and around the world. Around 16 plays are usually chosen for the final cut and each is per...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:05

Seoul to run 'K-travel Bus' for foreign travelers

The Seoul metropolitan government said Sunday it will operate an inter-city bus connecting major tourist attractions in South Korea starting this week to provide visitors a chance to explore the many ...

Updated : 2017.06.05 10:02

MWTV gives migrants their voice

Broadcasting from a studio above a punk club in Mullae, Seoul, Migrant World TV has been making media for a decade. And more recently, this migrants’ TV station has also been offering training to for...

Updated : 2017.05.31 17:37

Seoul Book Club to host Q&A with Korean author Bae Suah

Korean author Bae Suah, the writer behind “Nowhere to be Found” and “Recitation,” will be discussing her latest works at the Seoul Book and Culture Club on June 10. The event, which will allow fan...

Updated : 2017.05.31 17:36

Foreign entrepreneurs offered startup space to launch big ideas

Two Seoul support centers are offering free in-house incubation offices to foreign entrepreneurs who need help getting their Seoul-based businesses underway.The program, run by the Seoul Global Center and the Gangnam Global Business Center, accepts applications twice a year. It will give n...

Updated : 2017.05.31 17:34

Gwangju Center to run India culture program

The Gwangju International Center is running an Indian culture class to teach Koreans about the rich culture of the subcontinent.The “Fun with India” program will allow participants to make Diwali lanterns, draw henna tattoos, try on traditional Indian clothes, dance to Bollywood music an...

Updated : 2017.05.31 17:34

Culture center offers prizes for yoga lovers

The Seoul Indian Cultural Center is inviting yoga lovers to enter a contest that could see them walking away with up to 250,000 won. The Yoga Essay Contest asks individuals to write on one of three topics: “International Day of Yoga and its Significance,” “My Experience with Yoga,” or ...

Updated : 2017.05.31 17:33

Seoul City updates guide for multicultural families

Seoul City has released an updated guide on living in Korea for multicultural families. “Hanultari Living Guide for Multicultural Families” aims to minimize the difficulties experienced by multicult...

Updated : 2017.05.31 17:28

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