National Foundation Day


Does anyone know what is special about October 3? This day is a national Korean holiday known as National Foundation Day (개천절, Gaecheonjeol). Gaecheonjeol translates to  “Opening of Heaven Day.” Gaecheonjeol commemorates the founding of Gojoseon (고조선), the first state of Korea. It has been said that Gojoseon was founded …

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As a first time attendee at KCON, two jam-packed days were filled with so much to do in so little time that it was impossible to go to all the workshops and panels. Anything that was Hallyu related was there. For those in love with Korean dramas, K-pop choreography, hair …

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Korea Day- Asian Art Museum


On Sunday, August 24, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco will be hosting its annual Korea Day. This free event will be sure to have something fun for everyone of all ages. From 11am to 4pm the festivities at Korea Day will feature performances featuring OngDance Company, arts and …

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KCON 2014 Recap


Last weekend K-pop fans near and far congregated in sunny Los Angeles for ‘All Things Hallyu’. About forty percent of the attendees were from outside of California.  This year more than 42,000 fans got a chance to attend various workshops, eat delicious food, purchase K-pop merchandise from vendors, and attend two …

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