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Korea-France musical ties to flourish this summer
Jun 10, 2016
The Orchestre des Champs-Elysees bows to the audience. Marking the 130th anniversary of the establishment of the Korea-France diplomatic relationship, French artists and musicians will perform in Korea this summer. This year marks the 130th year of the establishment of ...

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Seoul welcomes Mexican painter couple Frida & Diego
Jun 09, 2016
A woman is in severe pain with an iron pipe piercing through her body and nails stuck to her all over. A man in a bowler hat smokes a cigarette. These two figures come to life in paintings by Mexican painters Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) and Diego Rivera (1886-1957). More tha...

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Enjoy Korean comics, graphic novels in Yantai
Jun 09, 2016
A visitor to the China-Korea Cartoon Experience Center uses a touch screen to read the most recent issue of his favorite comic book in Yantai, Shandong Province, China, on May 25. The comic and media promotional center was jointly established by the Bucheon City and Yantai City g...

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Korean recipe: Watercress bundles with meat
Jun 04, 2016
Summer is already just around the corner. Many people tend to lose their appetite in the early summer due to rising temperatures. In this time of the year, watercress -- minari in Korean -- can be helpful in maintaining good health, as its unique bitter taste stimulates the appet...

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KCON France unites European K-pop fans
Jun 03, 2016
French fans of K-pop wave hello to Koreans everywhere during KCON France 2016. An exhibit that showcases both traditional and modern Korea was held as part of KCON France 2016 on June 2 in Paris. KCON France 2016 is being held in honor of the 130th anniversary ...

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K-pop fever hits Europe
Jun 03, 2016
Pop groups Shinee, the Bangtan Boys, Block B and F. T. Island sing along to the traditional Korean folk song 'Arirang' during KCON France 2016, at the Accor Hotels Arena in Paris on June 2. K-pop fever filled the air at the Accor Hotels Arena in Paris on June 2. ...

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Korean-French 130-year friendship represented through s...
Jun 03, 2016
Commemorative stamps are issued as a form of bilateral cooperation in celebration of 130 years of diplomatic ties between France and Korea. They represent the amity and friendship that exists between the two countries.Seven hundred thousand commemorative stamps will be jointly is...

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'Arts can bind us together across borders'
Jun 01, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks to the audience after the K-culture in Nairobi concert on May 31 in the Kenyan capital. Korea and Kenya have exchanged their heartfelt emotions through music, sports and dance. A cross-culture performance, the K-culture in Nairob...

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Korea, Uganda communicate through dance, music, sports
May 30, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks after the K-culture in Uganda concert in Kampala on May 29. The president said that she hopes the two countries would become closer through similar cross-cultural exchanges and performances. A performance featuring musicians, dancers and athle...

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President boosts Korea-Ethiopia ties through culture
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye and Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome address the audience after the ‘K-culture in Ethiopia’ show at Addis Ababa University on May 28. President Park said that Korea and Ethiopia can strengthen their bilateral relationship through cross-cultural exchanges...