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Foreign residents invited to guided tours of Korea's world heritage

South Korea will begin a series of guided tours of the country's UNESCO-listed world heritage for foreign residents this week, a state-run culture agency said Friday. On Saturday and Sunday the Kore...

Updated : 2016.06.10 11:03

Global Families of Gwangju founders win Simning award

Gwangju expats Jeff Hamilton and Kelly Palmer Kim were conferred the Michael Simning Community Builders Award for their work in setting up and running the Global Families of Gwangju community organiz...

Updated : 2016.06.08 19:03

Expats ‘Come Together’ after girl’s surgery fails

Expats in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province, are staging a massive fund-raiser on June 18 to support one of their own who has fallen on bad times. Shawn Morrissey, 37, from Victoria, Newfoundland, knew from ...

Updated : 2016.06.08 19:03

‘Wonderland’ stage show reveals slice of life in Korea

Life soon after arriving in Korea can seem like a bemusing blur of episodes, and the Changwon Community Theater has tried to re-create just that in a self-penned show. The group’s next production “...

Updated : 2016.06.08 19:01

Entrepreneurs invited to join start-up contest

Would-be entrepreneurs are being invited to enter a national Startathon competition to show off their work as part of Korea’s efforts to identify promising new start-ups. The competition, organized ...

Updated : 2016.06.08 18:58

Danish singer puts out Korean reggae single

Expat musician Philip Knudsen has released “Children Don’t You Play On Earth,” a reggae single in Korean. Knudsen, a vocal coach of 15 years who was trained in his home country of Denmark, also runs...

Updated : 2016.06.08 18:57

Market festival draws from traditional, modern Korean cultures

A festival that allows tourists to experience both traditional and modern Korean cultures kicked off at a historic marketplace in downtown Seoul on Thursday. There are three "zones" at the 2016 Namd...

Updated : 2016.05.26 15:28

KOTESOL conference looks to its ‘provinces’

English teachers and scholars from across Korea will meet Saturday in Wonju, Gangwon Province, for KOTESOL’s annual national conference. Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages is ...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:48

Expats Day event to return to FC Seoul

The seventh Expats Day will take place at FC Seoul on May 29, featuring the K-League Classic Match against the Junnam Dragons. The event is an annual match day event -- held with the football club -...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:47

‘Taming of the Shrew’ gets open airing in Busan

The play is known as a classic battle of the sexes comedy, but when the Busan English Theatre Association stages “The Taming of the Shrew” from Sunday, the battle lines will be a little more blurre...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:47

Camarata to stage ‘Oklahoma’ musical

Camarata Musical Theater will be staging Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” from this weekend. Set in early 20th century Oklahoma territory, the comic musical depicts the daily life of the era, a...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:47

Seoul book club to host romantic illustrator Puuung

Seoul Book and Culture Club will be holding an author event with Korean illustrator Puuung, who recently released the book “Love Is.” Puung’s “Love Is” illustrations, showing a couple in an idyllic ...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:46

HBC Fest live music event to return this weekend

HBC fest will return to the Haebangchon area of Itaewon this weekend, 10 years since its first outing in 2006. The festival will see the area’s bars, restaurants and pubs open their doors to bands, ...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:45

[Theater review] ‘Much Ado’ holds nothing back

As a tale of lovestruck Italian nobles, some may mistake “Much Ado About Nothing” for one of the bard’s lighter plays -- but remember things are not always as they seem. Seoul Shakespeare Company’...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:45

Gwangju International Center offers tour to Suncheon

The Gwangju International Center is running a GIC Tour to Suncheon on May 28. The tour will stop at Soggwangsa Temple, which was built in the 11th century and is one of the three jewel temples of Ko...

Updated : 2016.05.19 12:38