All posts tagged "culture"

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art President Daniel Weiss, left, signed an MOU with Korean Cultural Service New York Director Oh Seung-je, left, Thursday
    NY Met, Korean govt sign first MOU

    New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the South Korean government shook hands on their first memorandum of understanding (MOU) for mutual cooperation Thursday. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will give the Met $1 million...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Two locals who came out to a Korean culture promotion event at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California, Thursday try on traditional garb. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Valencia gets a taste of Korean culture

    In a promotional event for Korean culture, a series of demonstrations, traditional dancing and a performance by a South Korean choir unfolded inside College of the Canyons in Valencia, a Santa Clarita, California, neighborhood, Thursday. The Korea...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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    LAPD officers get a taste of K-pop

    The Los Angeles Police Department got a taste of K-pop Thursday. A Korean cultural workshop for officers of the Olympic, Hollywood, Wilshire, Pacific, West Traffic and West LA divisions was held inside the Korean Cultural Center. About...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Park La Brea residents participated in a Saturday Korean festival held within the complex.
    LA apartment puts on Korean cultural festival

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Park La Brea Apartments in Los Angeles held a Korean festival supported by the Consulate General and the local cultural center Saturday. Koreans make up about 25 percent of the...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Korea week, NY, Korean festival
    ‘Korea Week’ to unfold in New York next fall

    “Korea Week” will open next year in fall in New York City in an effort to further introduce Korean culture to locals, the New York Korean Consulate General said Saturday. According to Consul General Kim Ki-hwan, plans...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • A general view of the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju before its soft opening on Sept. 4, 2015. This photo was taken on Sept. 1. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea’s largest cultural center to open to public this week

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s largest multipurpose cultural center will open its doors to the public this week after nearly a decade of construction in the southwestern provincial city of Gwangju, the government said Wednesday. “Starting Friday,...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • The Grove and Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles hosted a Korean cultural day Friday. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Korean Day spreads culture at the Grove

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Korean Culture Day at the Grove, organized by the mall and Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles Friday, was a showcase of Korean music, food and performances. The center offered a...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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