Germany

How many Hollywood films have you seen, featuring Korean actors, where you have thought “Yes, he (or she) can be proud of that?” I confess not to having seen Red 2 (Lee Byung-hun) yet, so maybe that will be one of them. But thinking back to the two GI Joe films (Lee Byung-hun), Ninja Assassin […]

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Yu Jinyoung: I’m OK — at Choi and Lager

by Events Editor 20 June 2013
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It’s a bit far from London, but if you’re in Germany this is well worth a visit. Yu Jinyoung’s solo show at Union Teesdale back in 2008 was profoundly moving. Jinyoung Yu: I’m OK CHOI&LAGER Gallery is pleased to present its first exhibition by Jinyoung Yu in Cologne, Germany. The sculptor Jinyoung Yu manufactures full-scale, […]

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Haegue Yang inaugural artist for Der Öffentlichkeit in Munich

by Events Editor 9 November 2012
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Installation artist Haegue Yang has been commissioned as the first artist to fill the Middle Hall of Haus der Kunst in Munich. The installation will be on display until September 2013. The first minute or so of the following video introduces the work, and the official press release follows. Haegue Yang / Der Öffentlichkeit — […]

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Natural Wonders in Germany. Any in London?

by Philip Gowman 20 January 2012
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Did anyone notice any Natural Wonders on the North Circular after Kim Jong-il’s death? The DPRK embassy in Germany did http://t.co/LvnlMBjB

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A Korean restaurant in Dusseldorf

by Philip Gowman 25 May 2011
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A fine Korean restaurant I just discovered in Dusseldorf. And I just converted another work colleague to Korean food. http://twitpic.com/52hgcp #. The Korean family running the restaurant had been in Germany for about 20 years.

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The Classical Hallyu

by Philip Gowman 11 April 2007
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Rain, BoA and their like are not the only singers to be known outside of Korea. In the classical music world, Jo Sumi has long been an international megastar. But there is an up-and-coming collection of Korean singers making their way in the highly competitive world of classical music. At the recent Maria Callas opera […]

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