Singer Lee Hyo-lee unveiled her wedding photos and thoughts about her recent marriage on Tuesday on a website run by her fans. Lee tied the knot with guitarist Lee Sang-soon in a private ceremony on Jeju Island on Sunday.
"I hope you understand how I wanted to be just like an ordinary daughter and daughter-in-law to my family, relatives and parents-in-law on my big day", she wrote. "I was worried about the possibility of rain, but luckily the weather was very pleasant. The wedding preparations were not easy, but still enjoyable"...More
Seoul is opening a festival for those who want to enjoy the last days of summer. The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Sunday it would hold the 2013 Seoul Open Night for two days this Friday and Saturday at Seoul Plaza, Cheonggye Plaza and Yongsan and Seongbuk districts. Now in its sixth year, the event is a key summer festival in Seoul where people join and enjoy various cultural events.
The event contains three themes. "Seoul Music Festival" will be held at Seoul`s key cultural spaces under the theme music; "Open House Seoul" will prepare various architecture and facilities with storytelling; cultural project "Sangsang +" will help people experience cultural and arts imaginations of Seoul and create new culture...More
From across the globe, bright ideas came together for Busan International Advertising Festival 2013.
This year, more than 12,000 entries were submitted under the slogan "Share Creative Solutions, Change the World" from 59 countries, allowing a fascinating glimpse at creativity throughout the world. A total of 182 items were selected as winners of Grand Prix, Golds, and Silvers and an additional 140 items as Special Awards awardees through strict screenings by world-renowned professionals in advertising...More
The number of people who have companion animals is growing in Korea, surpassing over ten million nowadays.
Recently, in Suncheon, a first-ever animal-themed festival was held to prove their love of animals. The 1st Animal Film Festival in Suncheon (ANFFIS) started on August 22 and lasted for five days.
Visitors to the 1st Animal Film Festival in Suncheon share their stories about pets with each other (photo courtesy of ANFFIS)...More
You might already know that my PhD is about oral traditions and my focus lies in East Asia, especially Korea.
I often come across people who are curious, confused and sometimes even baffled that I'd write and study about Korea.
Most of them associate "Korea" with the Hallyu Wave (KDramas, KPop), cosmetics and politics – and don't even think about the traditional music of Korea which has a variety of genres.That's why I played around with the thought of making a brief beginner's guide for people who plan on visiting Korea… and here it is!...More