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Canadian literature showcased at Seoul Metropolitan Library

The Canadian Embassy in Seoul is hosting a book exhibition at the Seoul Metropolitan Library in partnership with the city government, introducing renowned Canadian literature to the public. The exhibi...

Updated : 2015.08.31 00:00

Afghan visitors seek advice, investment on Korea trip

Afghan opinion leaders visited Korea last week to take back home inspiration from its development experience and elicit investment. Nine people ― including a parliamentarian, a presidential adviser, ...

Updated : 2015.08.30 23:56

World opinion leaders to support Korean culture

For opinion leaders who want to join Korea’s social nexus, the Korea Cultural Quotient Club has provided opportunities weaving diplomacy, business, education, gastronomy and the arts for the last 10 ...

Updated : 2015.08.30 23:45

Photographer captures captivating Singapore

A veteran Korean photographer has organized an exhibition that puts Singapore’s attractions in the limelight and exposes hidden layers of its ethnically diverse culture. “Five Days in Singapore” at...

Updated : 2015.08.30 12:00

Czech Republic, Korea fete silver jubilee through architecture

Marking the 25th anniversary of ties with Korea, the Czech Embassy held a photo exhibition last week at Seoul City Hall that showcased the country’s traditional architecture. “The Architecture of Pr...

Updated : 2015.08.23 21:59

Chinese watercolor exhibition, lessons available at cultural center

The China Cultural Center in Seoul has opened an exhibition and series of classes on traditional Chinese art by Sichuan painter Chen Zhichao. The exhibition of his watercolors, calligraphy and poems a...

Updated : 2015.08.23 21:55

ASEAN, Korean students plant seeds of sustainable forestry

Students from Southeast Asia and Korea participated in a weeklong workshop in mid-August to build long-lasting connections in forest conservation and sustainable development. The 2015 ASEAN-Korea Yout...

Updated : 2015.08.23 21:49

Exhibition shows Danish green tech

Copenhagen, a pioneering city in green growth, is sharing its advanced technologies and policies in a photo exhibition at Seoul City Hall. Detailed descriptions and images highlighting the Danish capi...

Updated : 2015.08.23 21:47

Ecuador, Korea hail innovation, trade partnership

Ecuador marked the 206th anniversary of its independence from Spain amid increasing integration with Korea spanning trade, human development and scientific collaboration.After nearly 300 years as a Spanish colony, the Ecuadorian capital Quito ― the world’s highest capital at 2,850 meters...

Updated : 2015.08.17 18:55

Exhibition to showcase Danish green solutions

By Thomas Lehmann, Danish Ambassador One of the most frequent conversations I have with people as a Danish ambassador is about the things our respective countries are famous for. Since coming to Korea...

Updated : 2015.08.17 18:46

Pakistan marks independence with eye on global affairs

Pakistan celebrated its national independence on Aug. 14 amid concerted efforts to eradicate terrorism and engage in global trade, Pakistani Ambassador Zahid Nasrullah Khan said last week. The Indepen...

Updated : 2015.08.17 18:31

Switzerland marks national day with classical music

The Swiss embassy celebrated the country’s national day event with classical and traditional music that struck a chord of harmony among the participants. The Music Alps in Seongnam, a music festival ...

Updated : 2015.08.09 18:28

India celebrates national independence on Aug. 15

India joins Korea in celebrating its own independence from colonialism on Aug. 15. Colonial India’s last viceroy, Lord Louis Mountbatten of Britain, chose the second anniversary of Japan’s surrender...

Updated : 2015.08.09 18:23

‘Quidam’ to allure audience with warm message in dark hues

A world-famous Canadian stage show will come to Seoul in early September to entice passionate Korean theatergoers. “Quidam,” a circus spectacle combining music, theater and acrobatics, will open at ...

Updated : 2015.08.09 18:14

Morocco marks 16th anniversary of king’s reign

The Moroccan Embassy commemorated the 16th anniversary of the enthronement of its monarch ― King Mohammed VI ― with a reception at Lotte Hotel on Thursday. “With pride, Moroccan citizens today commemorate an important anniversary and longstanding tradition of allegiance between our king...

Updated : 2015.08.02 18:36