Posted : 2013-09-08 19:15
Updated : 2013-09-08 19:15

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Indian cooking class

The Indian Cultural Center invites all who are interested to a cooking class it is hosting.

It will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Hansol Cooking Institute in southern Seoul. People can learn to cook dishes such as Aloo Paratha, coconut prawn curry, cool cucumber raita and lemon rice. To sign up and for more information, call (02) 792-4257.

Cinema by Jose Luis Guerin

The Spanish Embassy, together with the Seoul Cinematheque, presents a series of films by Jose Luis Guerin famous for his meditative and intellectually curious work in filmmaking.

The first screening will be "Work in Progress" at 5 p.m. Altogether, five films will be shown, with one after-screening talk which will be on Sept. 15, the last day of the themed screening. His works are unfamiliar to many. The Harvard Film Archive described Guerin's film a "purposefully confound narrative and documentary traditions, discovering rich narrative threads woven into the tapestries of his real life subjects and unraveling mysteries without solutions that nevertheless leaves the viewer deeply satisfied."

Korea-Japan festival

The annual Korea-Japan festival will open for the eighth year on Sunday, Sept. 15, at COEX in Seoul.

This is the year's biggest event promoting Japanese culture. The opening is at 10 a.m., and the one-day program will be peppered with dance, music, books, comics and cinema, among others.

Famous Japanese celebrities will be there to meet their Korean fans as well. Admission is free, and no reservation is required. For more information, visit

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