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Korean Arts & Culture

Exploring traditional Korea Art and Culture

Busan National Gugak Center Announces 2017 Saturday Performances

The Busan National Gugak Center announced today that it plans to perform a total of 48 performances of 'Happy Gugak Tree ' every Saturday from February 4th until the end of the year.

Holiday Hanbok? Young People Say “No Thanks”

For all the hoopla expats hear of the Hanbok, the traditional costume of Korea, young Korean's seem to have no interest in wearing it themselves.

Korean Shamanistic Ritual Performance at the National Gugak Center

The Busan National Gugak Center is hosting a Korean Shamanistic Ritual performance the next two Saturday afternoons.

Korea’s Dark Past: National Memorial Museum of Forced Mobilization under Japanese Occupation

High on a hill near the UN Cemetery sits the National Memorial Museum of Forced Mobilization under Japanese Occupation. Yoona Kang sat with its director, Mr. Kim Woo-lim, to discuss about the museum and its significance to Koreans.

“Wedding Road of Queen Heo” Parade and Festival Held This Weekend

Parade and Festival “Wedding Road of Queen Heo” is set to be held at the Daeseongdong Ancient Tombs site in Gimhae and the Hwamyeong Ecological Park on November 5-6.

City Councilor Wants Discounts for People in Hanbok

An ordinance will be promoted to offer an admission fee discount to people wearing hanbok, Korean traditional clothes, when visiting public facilities.

Video: Kimchi Crazy – 101 East

Meet South Korea’s unlikeliest superstar – BJ Fitness Fairy on Al Jazeera's current affairs and documentary program.

The Queen’s Banquet Second Season Starts May 13th

The Queen’s Banquet will start its second season May 13th in its theater at the Haeundae Grand Hotel.

The 209th Monthly Event of “Window to Korean Culture”

The 209th Monthly Event of Window to Korean Culture will making flower pancakes, or hwajeon, at Hongbeupsa Temple.

Tuesday Night Korean Cultural Performances Begin April 5th

Each Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m., the Busan National Gugak Center presents its regular Korean cultural performances.

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