Monthly Archives: October 2011

Shinee, Sunny People: The London Korean Film Festival 2011

Londoners, it’s time to be very excited… the 2011 London Korean Film Festival starts this week, with Shinee to play a live concert for the opening ceremony on Thursday 3rd November  (just to fuel my K-pop fever, and to delight … Continue reading

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Puzzle Pieces: Seoul Old, Seoul New

During my first full day in Seoul, I was able to delve into Korea’s ancient history by exploring Deoksugung Palace and the National Museum of Korea. Absorbing tales of Seoul’s rich and intriguing past allowed me to build up a fuller … Continue reading

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My Korean Adventure

A bit like a dream, I’ve just returned from a whirlwind six days back in my beloved Korea. I was exploring Seoul and Jeju with The Korea Blog and fellow bloggers Alex, Asif, Chris, Eleonora, Paul and Suzy, who have been helping me keep in touch with Korea … Continue reading

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Korea, here I come…

This is it- my bags are packed, and I’m ready to go… I’m off to Korea for my WKB trip with The Korea Blog later today. This will be my first time back since I returned to London following my … Continue reading

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Crossroads of Youth at Korea Calling

This event caught my eye because I love Korean cinema and have a penchant for old films. Advertised as an authentic screening of Korea’s oldest silent movie still in existence, I was expecting a crackling, black and white relic. Little … Continue reading

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Korea called, London answered

It’s time to reflect on the fun had at last month’s Thames Festival, where Korea Calling stole the show! Just ‘neath the Oxo Tower, all manner of fun was had over a very energetic and enjoyable weekend. My highlights were: … Continue reading

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Snippet of Korean Film Festival in KCC Artwork

When paying my weekly visit to the Korean Cultural Centre for language class, I was amazed at the awesome mural artwork that was in progress: This is promoting this year’s London Korean Film Festival, which will take place from 3rd … Continue reading

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