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Winter Solstice Ritual

Winter Solstice Ritual by K4E Admin, 16/12/2014

Koreans have traditionally marked the winter solstice (Dongji) which falls on Monday 22 December this year. Red bean porridge (patjuk) is the dish associated with the longest night of the year. Because red is a positive energy colour, eating patjuk was thought to ward off disease and other consequences of negative energy. (See more detailed information on dongji history and rituals here.) T...

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Christmas and New Year Korean Style

Christmas and New Year Korean Style by Korea4Expats, 15/12/2014

Christmas and New Years Day are national holidays in Korea. This means that banks, post offices, government offices, schools, business offices etc. are closed. However, restaurants, most stores (including department stores, supermarkets, bookstores, etc) are open for their regular hours 25 December. However, New Year’s Day, 01 January, is another matter. The majority of stores are closed ...

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CAVALIA - Where The Horses Rule! by Cavalia Company, 20/11/2014

Cavalia is a multimedia theatrical production like no other on the planet. It is the brainchild of creator Normand Latourelle – who is the co-founder of famed Cirque du Soleil. Seoul audiences have been raving about the show since opening night. In this concrete jungle that is Korea, Cavalia brings the beauty and serenity of nature on a hu...

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2014 Seoul Honorary Citizens by Seoul Metropolitan Government, 03/12/2014

The honorary citizenship of Seoul is the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s means of expressing Seoul’s appreciation toward foreigners who have contributed to ensuring the city develops and claims its position as a global city with wide-scale international exchange. As means of building friendly partnerships with foreign countries, it i...

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