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With the government having eased its social distancing guidelines from Level 2 to Level 1 in a three-tier system on Oct. 12, the Royal Culture Festival successfully completed eight days of offline events from Oct. 10-18 at four palaces — Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, Changgyeonggung and Deoksugung — as well as the royal shrine Jongmyo. Of the...
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Jeju Olle Walking Festival Now in its 11th year, the Jeju Olle Walking Festival takes place in Jeju’s most beautiful season, Autumn. It is a festival that keeps you going, and enjoying the culture, arts, performance, and local eats while hiking a route a day. More than 10,000 participants com from all around the world,...
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 A cultural center in the traditional village of Bukchon in central Seoul will provide kits for making lanterns with the traditional paper of “hanji,” the city government said Wednesday. The Bukchon cultural center will offer 100 kits for making paper lanterns to celebrate the full moon, according to the city government. The kit includes decorations...
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After the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 fall-winter Seoul Fashion Week earlier this year, the fashion week showcasing the spring-summer 2021 collections will be held next month, reaching out to the global audience on an online platform. Some 45 South Korean fashion designers are participating in the 2021 SS Seoul Fashion Week — 35 established...
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MAMA has confirmed its first domestic event in 11 years. “MAMA(Mnet Asian Music Awards) will be held in Korea this year considering the overall situation such as COVID-19,” a K-pop industry official told on the 21st of September. The 2020 MAMA will be held on December 6. The venue will be held at CJ ENM...
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When the second wave of COVID-19 infections hit South Korea in late August, forcing people to suspend many of their daily activities, the Busan Biennale‘s organizing committee went into crisis mode. With the government announcing that strict social distancing rules would remain nationwide until Sept. 20, the Busan Biennale 2020 — the international contemporary art...
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The government will begin offering discount coupons for hotels, resorts, guest houses and motels across the nation on Friday, as part of its large-scale projects to revitalize the tourism industry hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The projects are also aimed at helping citizens recover from mental fatigue caused by the prolonged public health crisis...
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The ‘2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards‘ has officially wrapped up. The award ceremony is presented by P2P search portal and MP3 service company Soribada, and the winners are determined by Soribada’s internal data, international mobile votes, and ratings from professional critics. The 4th annual ‘Soribada Best K-Music Awards’ was held at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul...
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Two events will be held at Gyeongbokgung this month to give visitors a literal taste of Joseon royal life. First held in 2016, the Gyeongbokgung Starlight Tour includes a tasting of an everyday meal for the king and queen, traditional music performances and a guided tour of the grounds. This year’s night tour begins at...
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Seoul Korea
Goyang Street Arts Festival Goyang Street Arts Festival allows festivalgoers a chance to see performances ranging from underwater dance, midair performances to fireworks show all in one place. The festival, organized by the Goyang Cultural Foundation, will be held at Lake Park in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, an hour’s drive west of Seoul, from Sept. 24-27....
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