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Kokdu Traditional Performance

Last week I went to see “Kokdu” at the National Gugak Centre and I must say it was absolutely amazing. The story is about two young siblings Sumin and Dongmin, who accidentally fell into the...

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A Relaxing Day In Itaewon and Around Han River

As we locals in Itaewon, we tend to postpone being a tourist in our own hood. But today this changed, I took on the challenge to discover Itaewon as a local, even booked a...

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Andong Mask Festival

Together with the start of the 10 day Chuseok Holidays, started the Andong Mask Festival. A week long festival that was originally a shamanist rite addressing the spirits in Hahoe Village, a preserved Joseon...

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Visit Daegu Through It’s Churches

Christianity was introduced to South Korea in the 18th century with the baptism of Lee Seung-hoon while he was travelling through China. When returning to Korea, he started his quest to convert and baptize...

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Beauty At The Moonlight Festival in Andong

When thinking about Andong, you probably think about the Hahoe Village and the Mask Festival? Well there is another fun festival; The Moonlight Festival in Andong. The festival took happened at different locations along...

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Modern Art Exhibition at the Arario Museum

The Arario Museum is a modern art museum was designed by the famous Korean architect Kim Swoo-geun. This building was used as Kim’s office and home until he passed away in 1986. After that...