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Gwangju Performance Project promises ‘seductive’ cabaret

Expats in Gwangju will gather for a night of cabaret Saturday, courtesy of the Gwangju Performance Project. Previous cabaret nights have focused on music, but this year the troupe is broadening the ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:41

Registrations open for Ulsan Cup soccer tournament

The Ulsan Cup, Korea’s largest expat soccer tournament, is taking registrations for its 10th outing in May. The tournament will take place on May 5 and 6 in the southeastern city. Sixteen teams will...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:41

Treasure hunt inspires EFL adventure book

A historical novel isn’t the most obvious next step from citywide treasure hunts, but organizing two such events inspired Brian Van Hise to pen a story for middle school English learners. “History...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:15

KOTESOL invites speakers for international conference

Korea TESOL, an organization for English education professionals, is inviting presentation proposals for its 25th international conference this autumn. The conference, to be held in conjunction with...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:15

YEOL to host talk on preserving, moving traditional architecture

This story has been updated to reflect the fact that lunch is no longer offered at the event. — Ed. YEOL, the Society for Korean Cultural Heritage, will continue its lunchtime lectures, this year in...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:15

City supports adoptees’ Korean language studies

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will commence the first Korean language program exclusively for overseas Korean adoptees from next week. The first program of its type will provide free Korean less...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:14

Orientation session for foreign residents offered in Itaewon

The Itaewon Global Village Center will provide a free orientation session Friday to introduce the services and cultural opportunities available for foreign residents in Seoul. The presentation will ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:12

Speech contest to test NK refugees

North Korean refugees will be showing off their English skills Saturday in a biannual speech contest. The contest run by Teach North Korean Refugees, a volunteer organization that helps refugees lea...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:09

Applications open for April TOPIK

Applications have opened for the Test of Proficiency in Korean, to take place on April 16. Test takers can choose to sit for the lower-level TOPIK I in the morning or the higher level TOPIK II in th...

Updated : 2017.02.08 09:55

National Gugak Center offers traditional music classes

The National Gugak Center is offering traditional music classes for expats at its headquarters in Southern Seoul. Classes are available for the gayageum, a 12-stringed zither, janggu, an hourglass-s...

Updated : 2017.02.08 09:54

Itaewon center to host labor law seminar for E-2, E-7 holders

The Itaewon Global Village Center will be hosting a labor law seminar for people on teaching and miscellaneous professional visas on Friday. Song Jae-ho, a certified public labor attorney at YIO Lab...

Updated : 2017.02.08 09:54

Seoul Book Club to host Q&A with Jo Jung-rae

Seoul Book Club is hosting an event with Jo Jung-rae, one of Korea’s top-selling writers, on Saturday. Jo is one of Korea’s best-known living writers, having sold 16 million books. His 1970s shor...

Updated : 2017.01.03 17:13

Estonians I Wear* Experiment to play in Seoul, Busan

Just months after their first visit, Estonian electro trio I Wear* Experiment is returning to Seoul for shows in Seoul and Busan this weekend. The group is set to release its debut album, “Patience...

Updated : 2017.01.03 16:56

RASKB hosts talk on Korean War, visit to ‘comfort women’ residence

The Royal Asiatic Society will host a talk Tuesday on the Korean War, its outcome and legacy. Titled “The Korean War: Who Won? Who Lost? Who Cares?” the talk will be given by Andrew Salmon, a local ...

Updated : 2017.01.03 16:54

Yeoksam Global Village Center offers free tax advice

Yeoksam Global Village Center will offer free advice sessions on Jan. 17 for expats with tax issues. It is a key month for tax affairs as individual income tax returns are drawn up at the beginning ...

Updated : 2017.01.03 16:54