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Seoul Kimchi Festival Keeps Korean Tradition Alive The city of Seoul held a kimchi festival Friday that was organized in part to keep alive a Korean tradition that is now in decline as technology and modernity have made impractical the communal practice of preparing food for the winter. City officials … Read more on Voice…

Hanwha Group to Sponsor Seoul International Fireworks Festival 2015 According to a Hanwha Group spokesman on Sept. 24, the group will host the 13th Seoul International Fireworks Festival, the country's largest event, at the Hangang River Park in Yeouido, Seoul, on Oct. 3. The festival will run for from 7:20 p.m. to 8 … Read…

With Queer Culture Festival approaching, Seoul in a bind As the event approaches – with about 500 LGBT people expected to attend – thick tension fills the area in front of Seoul City Hall. Day after day, conservative Protestant groups and other groups opposed to homosexuals have been holding demonstrations … Read more on The Hankyoreh

Los Angeles Film Festival: 'Seoul Searching,' MTV's 'Scream' set as galas Starring Justin Chon and Jessika Van, "Seoul Searching" is a John Hughes-inspired romp about a group of high schoolers who run wild in a South Korean propaganda camp in the summer of 1986. The film is scheduled for release this summer. 'Grandma' to … Read…

Suzy Wows Spectators at Seoul Sinchon Watergun Festival SEOUL, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) – While South Korea does not allow citizens to carry guns in public spaces, guns are temporarily allowed on July 26 and 27 in Sinchon, a popular youth enclave in Seoul, but only one condition required: water guns to be … Read more…

Mise-en-scene Short Film Festival opens in Seoul The 13th Mise-en-scene Short Film Festival opened Thursday at Megabox Cinema Isu and Art Nine Seoul, both near Isu Subway Station, southern Seoul. A total of 57 short films, which were selected from 852 entries through three evaluation rounds, will be … Read more on The Korea Herald

ANIME NEWS: 'K-On!' to hit screen at Seoul animation festival “K-On!” and other films from Japan will be screened during the 17th Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival (SICAF) on July 23-28 in the South Korean capital. The SICAF is the largest film festival dedicated to animation and other related … Read more on Asahi…