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Fri, March 31, 2023 | 15:16
Wrestling with a happy problem
When coming to Korea as an expat, once having established the usual lodgings, contacts and social circles, many people make the effort to pick up interests they have left behind. Outdoor activities such as playing in amateur sports league competitions, participating in climbing and hiking clubs trails and running and cycling on weekend tours are becoming more and more popular...
Hikers to visit forest
Seoul International Hikers (SIHC) will walk through an acacia forest in northern Seoul on Saturday. Participants will drop by cultural sites and parks while hearing about Korean traditions and history.
Women's group to raise funds for refugees
Women's group Lending Ears will hold a charity picnic Sunday on Yeouinaru, raising funds for Teach North Korean Refugees (TNKR). From 1 to 5 p.m., guests can enjoy snacks, music, friendly conversation, games and coloring books together _ all while supporting a great cause.
IAK members to walk for suicide awareness
The Irish Association of Korea (IAK) invites residents to partake in the Darkness into Light (DIL) walk at Yeouido Hangang Park on Saturday. The DIL is a 5km walk/run aimed to raise awareness about suicide and measures for prevention of suicide and self-harm.
RAS Korea offers tea-making temple tour
Brother Anthony, president of the Royal Asiatic Society Korean Branch (RASKB) will host a tea-making, temples and food excursion to Mount Jiri this weekend. This annual trip offers a unique opportunity to participate in tea-making processes, and taste fresh tea in the beautiful surroundings of Mount Jiri, as well as sampling local delicacies.
Group offers ghostly tours of Seoul
Seoul is no stranger when it comes to offering visitors and residents a plethora of tours taking in the capital's popular and historical sites and districts.
British singer to perform in Korea
U.K.-based dark-pop singer-songwriter Dua Lipa will perform at YES24 Live Hall in Seoul on Sunday as part of the Asian leg of her world tour.Named “The Self-Titled Tour,” the year-long world tour series began in Europe last year and will include Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Poland and North America, before concluding in Europe.
Geocachers clean stream
A group of environmentalists turned the activity of geocaching into a way to help clean up Suam Stream in Anyang last weekend.Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a GPS receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to stow or seek out containers, called “geocaches” or “caches,” at hidden locations.
COEX to host beer festival
The 10th Great Korean Beer Festival (GKBF) will take place from April 27 to May 6 at COEX outdoor area in Seoul. The 10-day festival, taking place at K-Pop Square, will see 27 craft brewers, food pairings, live concerts, non-verbal performances and costume contests.
French band to tour Korea
The jazz-influenced band SundRi Feeling will return to Korea for a tour beginning at Strange Fruit in Seoul on Saturday.“We were selected last year for a showcase at Seoul Music Week and played at the Daegu Jazz Festival,” vocalist Cendrine Cingala said. “It was our first time in Korea and we loved it so much we wanted to come back.”