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Wed, September 27, 2023 | 23:44
DMZ Peace Train Music Festival imagines 'borderless world'
The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival returns to Cheorwon County in Gangwon Province this weekend for two days of “dancing for a borderless world.” The festival is returning after a two-year break due to the pandemic for this year's event this Saturday and Sunday, which will be the third such festival.
| 2022-09-27 14:00
Haebangchon braces for multiple music festivals
Seoul's multicultural Haebangchon neighborhood had been gearing up for three multi-venue live music festivals over the next month - sarcastically referred to as “Rocktober” by one local in light of the confusion over the different events - but the number has now been reduced to two.
| 2022-09-20 15:09
US singer-songwriter Geoffrey Lewis makes 'Unions'
American singer-songwriter Geoffrey Lewis is three quarters of the way through his “Unions” series of EPs, with the third volume having been released at the end of June. “I wanted to make a proper album, which to me is 12 songs,” he told The Korea Times. “These days people just put out singles or small EPs, but I wanted to accomplish 12 songs that are meant to be together, cr...
| 2022-09-20 14:28
South Africans to throw Heritage Day Picnic
South Africa's Heritage Day on Sept. 24 will be celebrated a week early, with a picnic on Sept. 17 co-organized by the South African Chamber of Commerce (Safcham) Korea, the South Africans in Korea Network (SAKorNet) and the South African Embassy.
| 2022-09-14 11:29
[RAS Korea] RAS Korea's Dongducheon Chapter continues going strong
Put a handful of enthusiastic high school students together, and what do you get? Lots of energy and teamwork for a common goal. That's what is happening at Dongducheon Foreign Language High School. Busy people get things done, which couldn't be truer for the Royal Asiatic Society Korea's (RAS) Dongducheon chapter members.
| 2022-09-07 14:15
Migrants, expats compete in football tournament
Global Money Express (GME), a remittance company in Korea, is hosting the Hanaro Football Cup 2022 next Monday at Seoul's Hyochang Stadium, with teams representing Korea's diverse migrant and expat communities.
| 2022-09-06 19:09
[Korea Encounters] Suppression of marijuana, 'degenerate' youth culture in 1975
From 1968 to 1972, Westernized youth culture centered on music, art, fashion, literature and film gained a foothold in South Korean media and among young people, but from 1970 it was beset by yearly government crackdowns.
| 2022-09-06 13:02
Australian pop star looks to build a community in Korea
Australian pop singer and podcaster Will Hyde turned 23 last week. He spent his birthday in Korea, working on a song he plans to pitch to K-pop rock band Xdinary Heroes. “We had some great dinners the nights before; I felt very grateful for those, and then just worked,” he told The Korea Times, Monday.
| 2022-09-06 13:01
WWD Korea hosts gala to support young artists
Women's Wear Daily (WWD) Korea is hosting a gala dinner fundraiser event this Friday to raise funds for up-and-coming young artists.
| 2022-08-31 21:52
Zandari Festa restores hope to Hongdae area
Zandari Festa, the main music showcase festival of Korea's indie music scene, will return to fully in-person events this Friday to Sunday. This year's festival boasts 17 local acts, with big names like Leenalchi, Say Sue Me and Galaxy Express, and 13 from around the world, with two showcases spotlighting bands from Taiwan and France.
| 2022-08-30 15:09
Korea has world's highest senior poverty rate: data
S. Korea flexes military might in rare parade with US in central Seoul
Gov't to boost Korean language education for multiethnic students
Seoul Welcome Week to return for first time since pandemic
[INTERVIEW] Wellington mayor's love for Korean culture spurs collaboration
Late Samsung chairman's love of animals helps change Korea's pet culture
For closer business ties between Korea, Vietnam
BOK warns of worsening household debt situation
Over 100 money changers face suspensions, fines, criminal charges
POSCO International to enter US grain market
Harvest season arrives
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