Without a wrinkle to grasp on the surface of the earth,
Without a single tree or bush or grass on which to cling
Without a phrase of the sacred Book with which to live,
I swayed on Mishi Pass
The whole landscape swayed in the wind,
As if it were wind itself,
Mt. Sorak swayed,
My backbone swayed, too.
I struggled to keep from blowing away,
Holding myself in my arms...More
Approximately 80 world music artists from nine countries, including the U.S., France, India, Norway, Congo, South Africa and Mozambique, are to touch down in Gwangju, the largest city in southwest of Korea.
They will come together for the 2014 Gwangju World Music Festival, an annual international festival that runs between August 29 and 30 on the outdoor stage of the Asian Culture Complex.
The global musicians will shower concert-goers with a feast of music that features various genres ranging from jazz and the blues through to reggae and folk music...More
It's the second part of our series, "Seoul Metro Turns 40". Click here to see the previous part.
"I've been all around the world and ridden many a subway train, but only one's so near-perfect I can hardly complain. It's the Seoul Metropolitan Subway System".
These lines are part of "Seoul Subway Song" made by Michael Aronson, a U.S. citizen living in Korea. The music video he produced by himself tells of the convenience and merits of the Seoul metropolitan subway system, based on his years of experience using it...More
Korea will share its cultural heritage management technology with its Asian neighbors. The 'International Course for Cultural Heritage Management' is being hosted by the Training Center for Traditional Culture and is open to 14 participating Asian countries.
The invitational training program will be held from August 24 to 31. The Training Center for Traditional Culture has been hosting the program since 2009 as part of the Official Development Assistance (ODA) project of the Cultural Heritage Administration...More
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Personal taste accounts for a large part of a person's preferences when it comes to art and entertainment. Our positive or negative emotions can make us blind to or more forgiving of flaws or then make us see flaws that are not there. When it comes to actors, everyone has favorites and those favorites are rarely the same. However, there are some performers who are good enough to both have and deserve the acknowledgment, if not admiration, of most viewers who experience their work. Kim Myeong-min seems to belong in that type of performers...More
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