New cultural programs help teach about Korea 2014/04/19, Source,
Expats in Seoul participate in a charity walkathon around Bukchon, central Seoul, organized by the Korean Association of Foreign Language Academies last year. This year, the event will be held on May 11. Provided by Kafla
Last Sunday afternoon in Dangjin, South Chungcheong, nearly a thousand people squared off, half on either end of a mammoth rope 200 meters long (219 yards) and weighing about 40 tons. After a loud count of three, each side pulled in either direction in a giant tug-of-war contest, with the winners of the best-of-three matches declared the strongest. The event was part of the annual Juldarigi Festival, a tug-of-war contest that dates back more than 500 years, and foreigners are increasingly getting involved in the fun,...More
Multicultural Families in Korea Visit Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea over Weekend 2012/07/14, Source,
At Yongsan Station in Seoul, 17 families with multicultural backgrounds are excited about a weekend trip to the southern port city of Yeosu, to visit the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea. The spouses come from five countries, including China, Mongolia and Vietnam. Current lawmaker Jasmine Lee, Korea's first naturalized citizen to be elected to the National Assembly, visited the station platform to see them off. [Interview : Jasmine Lee, Lawmaker Saenuri Party] "Well, actually the very main reason that I am actually where I am right now is to be the voice of all the multicultural families here in Korea",...More
Now playing, films on multiculturalism 2012/07/14, Source,
As of 2011, over 1.4 million non-Koreans have come to call Korea their home. On June 27, the fourth annual Multicultural Film Festival, organized since 2009 to spotlight the themes of multiculturalism and diversity that have emerged in Korean society in recent years, kicked off at CGV Daehangro. Sponsored by CJ CGV and Movie Collage, the first theater dedicated to indie films in Korea, the 15-day festival will screen 15 movies at CGV Guro and Incheon in addition to the Daehangro branch,...More
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