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Temple Food Festival due at SETEC
The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism plans to host the third Temple Food Festival at the Seoul Trade Exhibition & Convention (SETEC) in southern Seoul from Thursday-Sunday. Guests can enjoy specially prepared Buddhist meals, motion games and webtoons about temple food.
'The Host' special screening planned on Saturday
The Korea branch of the global network InterNations will hold a special screening of director Bong Joon-ho's popular 2006 movie "The Host" at Toz in Gangnam on Saturday. This Korean movie night will see participants watch "The Host" with English subtitles and share opinions about it, including presentations by native Koreans giving some cultural insights.
Kiwi Chamber celebrates 50-year Korea-NZ ties
New Zealand Ambassador to Korea Clare Fearnley has stressed the importance of her country’s 50-year diplomatic and trade relationship with South Korea. She also thanked the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea (Kiwi Chamber) for its role in strengthening the partnership between the Korean and New Zealand business communities.
Kiwi Chamber to hold breakfast forum
The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea (Kiwi Chamber) will host a breakfast forum at JW Marriot in Seoul, Friday, with New Zealand Ambassador Clare Fearnley attending.
Korean bands to perform in US
Two popular Korean independent bands will travel to the U.S. to perform at South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, March 10. Local acts EE and Victim Mentality are among 2,000 artists to perform at one of the world’s largest music festival from March 10-13 with Victim Mentality playing a farewell gig at Club Ta, March 6.
Defectors call for better awareness on their plight
Young North Korean defectors taking part in an English contest have expressed their hope for the public's greater understanding of the plight of refugees. During the Teach North Korea Refugees (TNKR) English speech contest in Seoul, Saturday, the contestants spoke candidly of their personal experiences of life in North Korea, their escapes via China and the personal struggles...
Italian chamber to hold dinner
The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ITCCK) will hold an Italian informal dinner at Club Italia in Hannam-dong, Seoul, Feb. 26. Known as the weekly reunion place of the Italian community in Seoul, at Club Italia will serve guest to a meal comprising of Aperitivo del Club (Club Aperitif drink ) followed by a Primo (first course) of Lasagna classica and a Secondo (main course) of Petti di pollo ripieni di proscioutto mozzarella e spinaci (chicken breasts stuffed with ham, mozzarella cheese and spinach).
Film society to screen award-winning movie
The Seoul Film Society and the Royal Asiatic Society Cinema Club will screen Korean award-winning film “Take Care of My Cat” at the Seoul Global Cultural Center, March 7. Screened with English subtitles, the feature debut by director Jeong Jae-eun will include a 90 minute interview and Q&A session with Jeong after the screening as well as a an introduction to the film by Matt, writer of the popular blog “Gusts of Popular Feeling.”
SIWA to hold fundraising gala
The Seoul International Women’s Association (SIWA) will host its annual fundraising gala themed “Caribbean Paradise” at the Conrad Seoul ballroom in Yeouido, Seoul, March 7. The event includes a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, live entertainment and a four-course meal with fine wines.
English speech contest set for NK refugees
A volunteer group, Teach North Korean Refugees (TNKR), will host an English speech contest for North Korean refugees at Euljiro-dong Community Center in Seoul, Saturday. At the event, 10 North Korean refugees who are students and alumni of the (TNKR) project will give speeches in English, answering the question “How can you help North Koreans?”
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