South Korea play Ivory Coast at Loftus Road

South Korea will take on Ivory Coast in a friendly International football fixture at Loftus Road, the home of Queens Park Rangers, on Wednesday 3rd March 2010 – kick-off 2.30pm. Both nations are keen to bring their football to London to entertain the estimated 20,000 Koreans and 10,000 Ivoriens that live in and around the […]

Dating a Korean American woman…

Korean-American girls are tough to date, says You Offend Me You Offend My Family in a great article entitled How To Survive A Date with A Korean American Woman, from August last year. Maybe because Koreans most materialistic people in the world, according to a survey reported in the Chosun Ilbo

Kim Yu-na’s record-breaking gold

Congratulations to Kim Yu-na on record-breaking gold at Vancouver 2010. According to the BBC: It will go down as one of the greatest performances in figure skating history, and is South Korea’s first medal at the Winter Olympics in a sport other than speed skating. A couple of days ago the Chosun Ilbo was trying […]

Belated New Year celebrations at Pacific Plaza

Pacific Plaza is a new Asian mall by Wembley Stadium, including a supermarket and a Korean food outlet. They’re having a belated celebration of the New Year this Saturday, with all sorts of fun events. The festivities start at 12:30pm and continue till around 6:30. Korean cultural interest is scheduled for 2:15pm, 4pm and 5pm, […]

Lifting King Kong at the KCC

News of the next screening at the Cultural Centre, continuing this month’s sporting theme: Lifting King Kong, also known as Bronze Medallist: Film title: Lifting King Kong (Kingkongeul deulda), 2009, 120mins Director: Park Geon-yong Cast: Lee Beom-soo, Joan, Lee Seul-bi, Park Jun-geum Venue: Multi-purpose Hall, The Korean Cultural Centre, Grand Buildings, The Strand, London WC2N […]

Lee Bul interviewed in Korea Times

Good interview with cyborg artist Lee Bul in the Korea Times. "Lee Bul Pioneers Korean Contemporary Art" http://bit.ly/cxvu6K #. “Becoming an artist is not possible from trying. If somebody tries ‘not’ to be an artist, the person will have a greater possibility of becoming an artist,” she says.