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Thu, September 28, 2023 | 23:59
Tanghulu captures hearts of Korean millennials and Gen Z
For 12-year-old Choi Jun-hee, tanghulu, a Chinese candied fruit snack, is her latest guilty pleasure. “They’re sweet and colorful. The crackling sound with each bite makes it more enjoyable,” she said.
Travel & Food
| 2023-09-25 14:34
[INTERVIEW] Pianist Hyung-ki Joo credits immigrant parents for breaking musical boundaries
HONG KONG - Korean-British pianist Hyung-ki Joo - also known as one half of the zany comedy musical duo Igudesman & Joo with Russian-German violinist Aleksey Igudesman - credits his immigrant parents for his openness to all kinds of music.
| 2023-09-18 16:17
[INTERVIEW] Xiqu Centre to bring Cantonese opera 'Farewell My Concubine' to Seoul
Cantonese opera is arguably one of the most popular art forms in Hong Kong. It is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary art form using vocals, instrumental music and dancing to tell a story.
Theater & Others
| 2023-09-12 15:01
Korea promotes cultural policy at G20 Culture Ministers' Meeting
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism for Culture and Arts Policy Yu Byung-chae shared Korea's key cultural policies and called for closer cultural cooperation at the G20 Culture Ministers' Meeting in Varanasi, India, Saturday.
| 2023-08-27 16:49
Lee Je-hoon, Park Eun-bin to co-host BIFF opening ceremony
Actors Lee Je-hoon and Park Eun-bin will co-host the opening ceremony of this year's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), organizers said Sunday. The duo starred in SBS series “Secret Door” (2014) as husband and wife.
| 2023-08-27 13:54
[INTERVIEW] Jung Yu-mi says Bong Joon-ho led her to 'Sleep'
Actress Jung Yu-mi has opened up about why she decided to star in Jason Yu's debut feature film “Sleep,” revealing that director Bong Joon-ho's words played a huge part in her decision. Yu was a former assistant director to Bong on “Okja” (2017).
| 2023-08-23 17:54
Shin Hae-sun leads thriller 'Target' inspired by real-life story
As unusual as it may seem, the incident that leads an office worker to fall prey to a serial killer because she accused him of selling broken items through an online second-hand items market platform in “Target” is more realistic than one may think.
| 2023-08-23 08:26
Palaces, Cheong Wa Dae welcome fall season with cultural events
Various cultural events are expected to take place at Joseon-era (1392-1910) palaces and the former presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae, in Seoul beginning September along with the cool autumn breeze.
| 2023-08-21 16:38
Fifty Fifty breaks silence on public dispute with agency
Fifty Fifty members Keena, Saena, Sio and Aran have finally broken their silence about their ongoing dispute with their agency Attrakt.
| 2023-08-18 16:44
Directors and screenwriters demand legal reforms to receive performance-based royalties
It's been a year since Rep. Yoo Jung-ju of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea and Rep. Sung Il-jong of the ruling People Power Party each proposed a bill to revise the current Copyright Act to guarantee fair remuneration for directors and writers in the era of streaming.
Entertainment & Arts
| 2023-08-18 11:04
Chuseok exodus begins ahead of extended 6-day holiday
Guide to Chuseok celebrations across Korea
Korea sees record-low births in July
Political battle intensifies after court rejects Lee's arrest warrant
Hyundai E&C to build upmarket apartment complex in Seoul's Gwanak District
DMZ Open Int'l Music Festival to be held in Goyang in November
Two Koreas trade barbs over nuclear war
Lotte focuses on health care, mobility to spur growth
Korea on track to prove esports prowess at Asian Games
Defense ministry launches project to find families of unidentified fallen Korean War soldiers
Harvest season arrives
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