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Palestinian refugee calls for Koreans’ broader awareness
Saleh Elrantisi, a 26-year-old Palestinian with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, moved to Korea in 2022 to escape war in his homeland. While suffering with memories of Palestine, he continues struggling with the refugee application process in Korea.
Foreign tour operators pay close attention to Seoul's new Tourism Future Vision plan
Foreign participants operating tour and travel companies were among those attending a ceremony proclaiming Seoul's Tourism Future Vision plan to attract 30 million visitors by 2026, held at Some Sevit Floating Island, Sept. 12.
Seoul Culture Club seeks artists, performers to present 'Change'
Seoul Culture Club, a performing arts festival operated in downtown Seoul's Eulji Space, is holding auditions for its next performance show.
[RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK] Petra Palace offers home cooking from Jordan
In 2004, Yaser Ghanayem opened his first restaurant, Petra, on the hillside opposite Noksapyeong Station in Seoul's Yongsan District. The restaurant was an instant success, and in no time Yaser was on the phone with his brothers Basem and Khalid at home in Amman, Jordan - trying to convince them to move to Seoul and open more restaurants. He proved persuasive and in 2007, the...
Austrian doom-jazz band Black Air spreads night across Korea
The very oddly described doom-jazz-post-rock band Black Air is coming to Korea from Austria for at least one show and an art event. “Actually, the music we play is not very common in Austria,” said Marian Waibl, drummer of Black Air.
RAS Korea celebrates 123rd anniversary with resumption of annual garden party
Members of the Royal Asiatic Society (RAS) Korea, the world's oldest Korean studies organization, gathered at the U.K. ambassador's residence in central Seoul's historic Jeong-dong on Saturday for the organization's 123rd anniversary party.
Korean-Chicagoan shoegaze band Precocious Neophyte celebrates LP release
CHICAGO ― Chicago is a great city for music. That's just a fact. And, honestly, the best stuff is found in the smaller venues. There's no shortage of talent to be found, especially among the hard-working local independent musicians. The same could be said of Seoul, for that matter.
Daejeon artists present autumn show
The Daejeon Arts Collective (DJAC) will launch its upcoming fall exhibition at the Daejeon Jung-gu Cultural Center. DJAC is an eclectic group of international and Korean artists who began exhibiting together in 2011. Their upcoming exhibition will feature 10 artists from the U.S., Korea and India working in a variety of media, including experimental electronic music, ceramics...
Comic book legend Bob Layton introduces 'Drink & Draw' to Korea
The first-ever Seoul Comics Week kicks off on Aug. 19 at the newly built MetaGround venue inside the Megabox cinema in eastern Seoul's Seongsu-dong, organized and hosted by Dice & Comics Cafe (DCC), the only American-run English-language comic book store in Korea.
Preview Art Week 2023 features Korean, Slovak visual artists
Eight galleries located in downtown Seoul's Euljiro area are bustling with visiting art enthusiasts as part of Preview Art Week 2023. One of the designated galleries, ART Corner H, is displaying 10 Slovak artists' paintings and sculptures until Sept. 26. This particular exhibition, “Colour & Form Ten Slovak Artists,” is held in partnership with the Slovakian Embassy in Seoul,...
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