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Thu, October 21, 2021 | 15:00
2022 Spring-summer Seoul Fashion Week to be held online
The 2022 spring-summer Seoul Fashion Week will be held online from Oct. 7 to 15, with Korea's major and emerging designers presenting their collections at historic locations in Seoul.
| 2021-10-02 09:00
Theater companies offer discounts to vaccinated audiences
As the COVID-19 vaccination rate increases in Korea, theatrical play and musical production companies, which have been hit hard by the pandemic, have started to offer discounts to vaccinated audiences to promote their shows as the government seeks to introduce a “living with COVID-19” scheme by November, shifting focus to treating serious cases only.
| 2021-10-01 16:20
National Chorus of Korea to sing historic narrative of Hangeul's creation
The National Chorus of Korea (NCK) will showcase an original chorus performance specially made to mark the 575th anniversary of the creation of Hangeul, the Korean alphabet.
| 2021-10-01 09:01
Quinteto Astor Piazzolla holds national tour in Korea
Quinteto Astor Piazzolla, a repertory group founded by Laura Escalada Piazzolla, widow of the legendary tango composer Astor Piazzolla, will tour Korea as part of its world tour marking the 100th anniversary of Piazzolla's birth. It has been the first performance since its visit to Korea in 2019 and the only Asian stop for the international tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic s...
| 2021-09-30 14:48
Two Beethoven specialist pianists to tour Korea in October
There's good news for classical music fans who missed performances in 2020 marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of German composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some upcoming performances are featuring renowned pianists and Beethoven specialists from outside of Korea.
| 2021-09-27 15:17
'It's Okay to Not Be Okay,' 'I-LAND' nominated for 2021 International Emmy Awards
TvN's series, “It's Okay to Not Be Okay,” and Mnet's audition show, “I-LAND,” have been nominated for this year's International Emmy Awards, which are given to non-U.S. shows and actors. The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) announced Thursday the list of nominees including the two Korean shows.
K-dramas & Shows
| 2021-09-26 16:32
'Squid Game' tops global Netflix chart
Netflix's Korean original series "Squid Game" has topped the global top 10 charts at the streaming giant, Friday, local time. This is the first time that a Korean drama series reached the top spot on Netflix's top 10.
K-dramas & Shows
| 2021-09-26 12:55
'Squid Game': Linguistic realities
Tired of bustling big city life, urbanites explore rural lifestyles during weekends
Park So-yeon, 28, a yoga instructor in Seoul, leaves the city for a house located near Mount Gyeryong in South Chungcheong Province, about 140 kilometers southwest of Seoul, once she is done with her busy workweek.
| 2021-09-23 16:40
Seoul International Dance Festival to be held
The 24th Seoul International Dance Festival (SIDance2021), hosted by Seoul Section of the UNESCO International Dance Council (CID-UNESCO), will be held from Oct. 16 to Nov. 14 at various locations in Seoul and through online platforms.
| 2021-09-23 14:20
Co-worshipping: Churches share worship hall amid pandemic
At the end of the 19th century, Christianity was something to be eradicated by the Confucian Joseon Kingdom and therefore many believers, priests and pastors were persecuted for their commitment to the teachings of Christ following the establishment of the peninsula's first Protestant church in 1883.
| 2021-09-20 09:34
2 people collapse after drinking water at the office; their colleague found dead at home
Regional universities experience student shortage
Local campsites struggling with trash, noise from campers
Two Koreas showcase weapons tech despite attempts for talks
Umbrella union stages mass rally in Seoul
Edison Motors named as preferred negotiator for SsangYong
Luxury hotels transformed into cultural venues
Amid US-China row, Tesla's growth benefits Korean suppliers
[ANALYSIS] New Capital Markets Act weighs on smaller PEFs
[ANALYSIS] US bitcoin ETF debut will not boost crypto growth in Korea
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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