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Posted : 2013-04-14 21:30
Updated : 2013-04-14 21:30

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Denmark
 

Danish children’s books: Danish Ambassador to Korea Peter Lysholt Hansen, right, watches children play at the National Library of Children and Young Adults in Seoul where the exhibition “Illustrated Children’s Books Denmark” opened April 2. The exhibition will run through July 28 at five different locations in Korea.
                                                                                        / Courtesy of Danish Embassy


Israel

Holocaust Remembrance Day:  Rabbi Osher Litzman speaks during a gathering at the Israeli Cultural Center in Seoul for Holocaust Remembrance Day, on April 8. More than 100 people participated to commemorate six million Jews executed by the Nazis during World War II. 
                                                                                        / Courtesy of Israeli Embassy


Nepal 

Tour Expo 2013:  Nepalese Deputy Head of Mission Raja Ram Bartaula poses for a photo at his booth at the Tour Expo 2013 in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province, April 12. Starting on April 10, the expo ran through April 14, and was organized by the Tour Association, the Daegu Metropolitan City and North Gyeongsang Province. More than 15 embassies participated.  
                                                                                   / Courtesy of Nepalese Embassy


                                                Germany

The Goethe Institute in Seoul and the Korean Film Archive are showing Christian Petzold’s films at the Film Archive theater in Seoul through May 4.

Four films are being screened: “Die innere Sicherhei,” “Yella,” “Jerichow” and “Barbara.”

“Barbara” won Petzold the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. The film was entered for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but did not make it to the final vote.

Born in 1960 in Germany, the director made his first film “Pilotinnen” in 1995. For more information, www,goethe.de/seoul.

                                             Switzerland

Theater HORA:  An actor and an actress of Theater HORA perform “Disabled Theater” at Sogang University in Seoul on April 7. The Swiss theater company are comprised of people with learning disabilities. HORA participated in Festival Bo:m 2013 in Seoul, and had four performances. The last was on April 12.                                                      / Courtesy of Michael Bause




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