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[INTERVIEW] Pianist Hyung-ki Joo credits immigrant parents for breaking musical boundaries
HONG KONG - Korean-British pianist Hyung-ki Joo - also known as one half of the zany comedy musical duo Igudesman & Joo with Russian-German violinist Aleksey Igudesman - credits his immigrant parents for his openness to all kinds of music.
| 2023-09-18 16:17
[INTERVIEW] Xiqu Centre to bring Cantonese opera 'Farewell My Concubine' to Seoul
Cantonese opera is arguably one of the most popular art forms in Hong Kong. It is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary art form using vocals, instrumental music and dancing to tell a story.
Theater & Others
| 2023-09-12 15:01
Korea promotes cultural policy at G20 Culture Ministers' Meeting
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism for Culture and Arts Policy Yu Byung-chae shared Korea's key cultural policies and called for closer cultural cooperation at the G20 Culture Ministers' Meeting in Varanasi, India, Saturday.
| 2023-08-27 16:49
Lee Je-hoon, Park Eun-bin to co-host BIFF opening ceremony
Actors Lee Je-hoon and Park Eun-bin will co-host the opening ceremony of this year's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), organizers said Sunday. The duo starred in SBS series “Secret Door” (2014) as husband and wife.
| 2023-08-27 13:54
[INTERVIEW] Jung Yu-mi says Bong Joon-ho led her to 'Sleep'
Actress Jung Yu-mi has opened up about why she decided to star in Jason Yu's debut feature film “Sleep,” revealing that director Bong Joon-ho's words played a huge part in her decision. Yu was a former assistant director to Bong on “Okja” (2017).
| 2023-08-23 17:54
Shin Hae-sun leads thriller 'Target' inspired by real-life story
As unusual as it may seem, the incident that leads an office worker to fall prey to a serial killer because she accused him of selling broken items through an online second-hand items market platform in “Target” is more realistic than one may think.
| 2023-08-23 08:26
Palaces, Cheong Wa Dae welcome fall season with cultural events
Various cultural events are expected to take place at Joseon-era (1392-1910) palaces and the former presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae, in Seoul beginning September along with the cool autumn breeze.
| 2023-08-21 16:38
Fifty Fifty breaks silence on public dispute with agency
Fifty Fifty members Keena, Saena, Sio and Aran have finally broken their silence about their ongoing dispute with their agency Attrakt.
| 2023-08-18 16:44
Directors and screenwriters demand legal reforms to receive performance-based royalties
It's been a year since Rep. Yoo Jung-ju of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea and Rep. Sung Il-jong of the ruling People Power Party each proposed a bill to revise the current Copyright Act to guarantee fair remuneration for directors and writers in the era of streaming.
Entertainment & Arts
| 2023-08-18 11:04
'Gag Concert' to return on KBS after 3-year hiatus
“Gag Concert,” Korea's longest-running comedy show on KBS, will return to television in November after a three-year hiatus.
Entertainment & Arts
| 2023-08-15 16:02
Korea, Saudi Arabia celebrate 93rd Saudi National Day, vow stronger cooperation
Samsung, SK relieved by revised chip restrictions on China
Seoul, Beijing try to mend fences as Russia and N. Korea grow closer
Mirae Asset Global Investments' AUM reaches $219 bil.
Bears of Joseon part 2: Behind bars
S. Korea to stage massive military parade as tensions with North remain high
JTI Korea joins Jongno clean-up
Patients, doctors at loggerheads as operating room CCTV footage made mandatory
Low growth becomes new normal for Korean economy
Lee Jae-myung's possible arrest looms over main opposition party
More than 2,800 killed by earthquake in Morocco
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