Monday, May 31, 2010

Images of South Korea

Find images of Korean culture on our site, check back frequently for new additions.


KoreaVisitor offers photographs of Korean culture, Korean sights and Korean food.


© Daniel Allen

Korean Headlines 30 May 2010

North Korea says it wants to keep Gaeseong park

Korea Herald

North Korea 'severs all ties' with Seoul

BBC

South Korea Getting Into Stride

Soccerphile

Expats to get easier iPhone contracts

Korea Times

Former Miss Korea to Return to Korea After Graduating from Parsons

Chosun Ilbo

Russian experts review results of probe on ship sinking blamed on North Korea; war drills in South

Los Angeles Times

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Saturday, May 29, 2010

Sinuiju

신의주

Sinuiju is across the Yalu River from Dandong in China and a major conduit for much of North Korea's trade with the outside world.


The town was developed during the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945) when the railway bridge across the Yalu River was built.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Pansori

판소리

Pansori is a traditional Korean art form performed by one vocalist (kwangdae) and one percussionist (gosu). The singer uses a fan to emphasize movement during the singing.

Pansori

Traditional pansori performances can last several hours and involve the retelling of a classical Korean folktale - a madang.

Visitors can catch a performance of pansori at the The National Theater of Korea in Seoul.

The National Theater of Korea
SAN 14-67, Jangchungdan-Gil 158, Jung-Gu
Tel: +82 2 2280 4414-6


Image © Daniel Allen

Monday, May 24, 2010

Korean Barbecue

Korean barbecue, or gogi gui, is a traditional method of grilling meat over charcoal or more frequently nowadays a gas grill set in the diner's table.

Korean Barbecue

Galbi, marinated ribs and bulgogi, grilled sirloin, are a particular favorite.

Korean Barbecue

Images of Korea © Daniel Allen

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Korean Headlines 23 May

Roh remembered on 1st anniversary

Korea Herald

How South Korean ship was sunk

BBC

South Korea Getting Into Stride

Soccerphile

Lucky men who married beautiful TV anchors

Korea Times

Young People Crowd Love Hotels for Coming-of-Age Day

Chosun Ilbo

South Korean, Chinese, Japanese trade ministers praise free trade agreement study effort

Los Angeles Times

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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Korean Headlines 16 May

Seoul to name North Korea as attacker of Cheonan

Korea Herald

Warning shots fired in Korean navy border skirmish

BBC

South Korea Starts To Show World Cup Fever

Soccerphile

500-year-old female mummy uncovered

Korea Times

Low Birthrate, Waning Interest 'to Hurt Korean Carmakers'

Chosun Ilbo

The RockTigers: Bringing Kimchibilly to the masses

Los Angeles Times

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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Korean Headlines 9 May

Kim, Hu hold talks in Beijing

Korea Herald

North Korea 'committed to disarmament talks'

BBC

South Korea Starts To Show World Cup Fever

Soccerphile

North Korea told China it has no relation with Cheonan sinking

Korea Times

Actress Kim Se-ah Makes Case for Natural Home Birth

Chosun Ilbo

Worn and frail, North Korea's Kim Jong Il scales down secret visit to China over nukes, aid

Los Angeles Times

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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Korean Headlines May 2

Will Jang Dong-gun and Koh So-young live happily ever after?

Korea Herald

South Korea vows to retaliate over warship sinking

BBC

Korea 100% In Asia But Could Do Better

Soccerphile

Korean 'prostitute' sues US police officer

Korea Times

English Deciding Factor in Success of Office Workers

Chosun Ilbo

James Bond theories arise in Korean ship sinking

Los Angeles Times

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