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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 nort...

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 Kore...

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 ...

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. “...

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 expor...

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 a...

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 h...

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 class...

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 ...

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 shou...

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 ...

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 Korea...

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 annu...

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 involve...

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, w...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:47