All posts tagged "Philadelphia"

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    Philly elects two Korean American city council members

    The Philadelphia Korean American community is celebrating this week after the election of two of its own to City Council — David Oh (R) and Helen Gym (D). While Tuesday confirmed a re-election for Oh, for Gym...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • Low-cost music lessons for elderly to begin for Philly Koreans

    Symphony Music of Philadelphia is opening a “Silver Music Classroom” for the elderly beginning Oct. 5, inviting locals to come out for instrument lessons. “Until now, it hasn’t been easy for the elderly to learn how to...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Philadelphia SESAMO will hold a memorial event for the 500th-day anniversary of the Sewol sinking.
    Philly Koreans to put on 500th-day anniversary Sewol memorial event

    By The Korea Times Philadelphia staff A Korean American Philadelphia group supporting the families of the Sewol ferry sinking, SESAMO, will hold a 500th-day anniversary memorial event Saturday. “There are still people missing, the recovery process has...

    • Posted August 27, 2015
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    Philly prepares celebrations for 70th anniversary of Korean independence

    With Aug. 15, the 70th anniversary of Korean independence, around the corner, Philadelphia-area Korean Americans are preparing for festivities. The Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia’s annual Independence Day event has expanded this year to include a...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Philly Koreans call for Korean consulate in city

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Will Philadelphia get its own Korean consulate? Requests from the local Korean American community for the installation of a South Korean consulate in the city resulted in a meeting with...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • "Lines of Violation" will be shown inside International House of Philadelphia from May 20 to June 4.
    Comfort women art exhibit to show in Philly through June 4

    By The Korea Times Philadelphia staff The silhouettes of comfort womens’ hands are shown in “Lines of Violation,” an art exhibit put on by the International House of Philadelphia. The display, which was in the possession of...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    Three Korean American candidates pass Philly primaries

    By The Korea Times Philadelphia staff Three Korean American candidates running for office in Philadelphia made it past the primaries Tuesday. City Councilman At-Large David Oh, a Republican who is running for re-election, received 18.01 percent of...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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