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Reporter : Park Ji-won
Mon, September 25, 2023 | 02:52
Musicals to be adapted to TV series, films
More and more web comics, films and dramas are being adapted into other content formats. For example, Netflix's “Sweet Home,” one of the most popular series in the streaming service last year, is a drama adaptation of a web comic of the same title. Although they have not been launched officially, some companies started projects to adapt TV series into web comics including “My...
Christian radio network FEBC delivers W150 million worth of goods to Afghan evacuees
Far East Broadcasting Company Korea (FEBC-Korea), a Christian radio network, donated 150 million won ($129,371) worth of goods on Sunday for 390 Afghans who were airlifted under Korea's evacuation mission named “Operation Miracle.”
[INTERVIEW] Director of Seoul Museum of Craft Art promotes artisan spirit
Korean craftworks have flourished over thousands of years since ancient times, developing delicate, skillful and versatile quality artistic objects, as seen in many relics such as “najeon chilgi” (mother of pearl inlaid objects).
Winners of Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition to hold recitals in Korea
The pianists who won the Queen Elisabeth Competition this year will hold recitals in Korea in September. French pianist Jonathan Fournel won the first prize at the Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition in May, while Japanese pianist Keigo Mukawa won the third prize at the competition.
Pianist Cho Seong-jin releases sixth album, delays recitals due to health problems
Pianist Cho Seong-jin, the winner of the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition, released his sixth album ― the second featuring the music of Chopin ― on Friday six years after his debut album in 2015. He was planning to start a recital tour in Korea from Aug. 31, however, he has delayed some of the performances due to health problems.
[INTERVIEW] Ven. Beopsong shares Korean temple cuisine's legacy of simple, seasonal dishes
Amid the growing interest in veganism throughout the world and health concerns due to the spread of COVID-19, temple food has recently been getting attention as a healthy food. Both temple food and vegan cuisine are prepared with vegetarian ingredients, but they quite are different when it comes to certain details, especially the use of meat.
24th Bucheon International Comics Festival to be held online, offline
The 24th Bucheon International Comics Festival (BICOF) will be held in both online and offline platforms from Sept. 4 to 12 where a variety of free events promoting Korean web comics are planned amid the expansion of the web comics industry here.
Musical 'Jekyll & Hyde' to hit stage with new cast
The musical “Jekyll & Hyde,” one of the most anticipated musicals in Korea this year, will be staged for about six months from October with a new lead cast including actor Shin Sung-rok. Set in 19th century London, the 170-minute show is based on the 1886 novel “Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson, and centers on Dr. Jekyll, who believes the goo...
Joseon Dynasty's royal court institute of music and dance explored in original musical, 'Geumak'
The Gyeonggi Sinawi Orchestra is presenting its first original musical, “Geumak (Forbidden Music)” from Aug. 18 to 29 at the Gyeonggi Arts Center in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province.
Joseon-era dragon-headed roof tile found in western tidal flat of Korea
Ornamental roof tiles, used to decorate the royal buildings of the early Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910), were discovered in the tidal flats of Taean, South Chungcheong Province, in June, the Cultural Heritage Administration said Thursday.