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New Convenience Store Offers Classical Music Experience

New Convenience Store Offers Classical Music Experience

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – In a new addition to the list of unique convenience stores in South Korea, Shinsegae’s convenience store franchise With Me opened Monday a new outlet at the Seoul Arts Center with classical music as its main theme. The 79-square-meter store is With Me’s 1,830th outlet. It has a fan-shaped [...]

THAAD Dispute Spills over into Classical Music Industry, Concerts Canceled

THAAD Dispute Spills over into Classical Music Industry, Concerts Canceled

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Worries are growing that South Korean classical music might fall victim to the on-going diplomatic feud between Seoul and Beijing over a new anti-missile system called THAAD.  According to the classical music industry Friday, the Chinese government has delayed issuing a visa to soprano Sumi Jo, without sufficient explanation. [...]

Paul Potts Performs at Korea’s National Garden

Paul Potts Performs at Korea’s National Garden

SUNCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Paul Potts, the former cellphone salesman turned world-famous opera singer, performed Tuesday at the 2016 Suncheon Bay International Symphony Festival at the city’s iconic Suncheon Bay National Garden.  The garden was established in 2014, after 1.12 square kilometers of natural habitat was converted into a conservation area. [...]