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Parents Disappointed as Daycare Centers Cancel Christmas Events

Parents Disappointed as Daycare Centers Cancel Christmas Events

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – With the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus spreading rapidly worldwide, many daycare centers are canceling Christmas events, celebrating the holidays ‘without Santa Claus’. A daycare center in Yeongdeungpo District, Seoul recently canceled a Santa Claus event, which used to be an annual tradition in which employees or volunteers [...]

Gloriae Dei Cantores’ Musical Advent Calendar is Available for Listening Now Through Christmas Day

Gloriae Dei Cantores’ Musical Advent Calendar is Available for Listening Now Through Christmas Day

ORLEANS, Mass., Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) —  Gloriae Dei Cantores’ Musical Advent Calendar shares the gift of music every day of Advent. Click here to receive the Musical Calendar via email and experience glorious music every day of Advent, or visit gdcrecordings.com to follow their Musical Advent Calendar. Looking for more ways to celebrate Christmas? Find peace, recollection and beauty listening to [...]

Churches Meet Online, Streets Deserted on 1st Christmas Since COVID-19 in S. Korea

Churches Meet Online, Streets Deserted on 1st Christmas Since COVID-19 in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — This year’s Christmas on Friday was unlikely any other, as the raging coronavirus pandemic forced churches to hold services online and kept people off the streets on a typically bustling and cheerful holiday. The landmark Myeongdong Cathedral in central Seoul held its Christmas Mass virtually for the first time, [...]

Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas’ Tops Christmas Charts for 3 Consecutive Years

Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas’ Tops Christmas Charts for 3 Consecutive Years

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans have picked Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas” as their favorite Christmas song of all time. Genie Music, the music streaming subsidiary of telecommunications giant KT Corp., reported that Mariah Carey’s 1994 hit song was heard by the greatest number of people over the past three [...]