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Int’l Slow Movement Fest Successfully Settling In

Int’l Slow Movement Fest Successfully Settling In

NAMYANGJU, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — An international festival for healthy eating and eco-friendly lifestyles in the South Korean city of Namyangju is successfully being conducted since its opening late last week, organizers said Tuesday. The accumulated number of visitors stood at about 260,000 as of Sunday, the third day of the Namyangju Slow Life [...]

2017 KCON Los Angeles Draws 80,000 K-pop Fans: Organizer

2017 KCON Los Angeles Draws 80,000 K-pop Fans: Organizer

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — KCON, a global Korean pop music and culture convention, wrapped up its Los Angeles event Sunday, bringing together tens of thousands of fans of cutting-edge South Korean musicians, fashion and other Korean-related cultural content. A crowd of 80,000 gathered at the three-day KCON LA 2017 held from Friday [...]

Hong Sang-soo’s ‘The Day After’ Invited to Toronto, New York film Fests

Hong Sang-soo’s ‘The Day After’ Invited to Toronto, New York film Fests

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean director Hong Sang-soo’s latest film “The Day After” has been invited to two international film festivals, Toronto and New York, set to open next month, its local distributor said Wednesday. The 21st feature from Hong will be screened in the Masters’ section which introduces the latest from [...]

New Exhibit Contemplates Historic Importance of Traditional Fairy Tales

New Exhibit Contemplates Historic Importance of Traditional Fairy Tales

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Children’s books reflect a nation’s identity and livelihood and they, in turn, play a crucial role in nurturing and consolidating the nature of the people, wrote Bang Jeong-hwan for a local magazine in 1922. Bang (1899-1931) was a children book writer and an activist who fought for children’s rights. [...]