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“Multicultural” Korea in Koreans’ Eyes

May 30, 2013

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Yesterday, my day started early by attending National Assembly Rep. Jasmin Lee’s talk on Female Immigrants and “Multicultural Korea” at Ehwa Women’s University. Because I am interested in this kind of lecture, and SNU hasn’t offered anything of this sort thus far, I think I’m in the wrong school — Haha, KIDDING! Rep. Jasmin Lee said […]

R-16 B-Boy Festival at Uijeongbu City (featuring Morning of Owl)!

May 28, 2013

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Originally posted on Organic Geek:
This is the video of the winning performance of Korean B-Boy crew Morning of Owl at the Uijeongbu Arts Center in Uijeongbu City, Korea. They were up against Drifterz Crew. I can see why the judges had a unanimous decision. They had amazing stage presence, they can work up a…

Happy Bike Tour with KTO: Bike tour from Hanam to Yeoju in Gyeonggi, South Korea (24 May 2013)

May 26, 2013

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Originally posted on Organic Geek:
I know how to ride a bike and I think it’s fun. So when Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) invited K-Performance Supporters to the Happy Bike Tour from Hanam to Yeoju in Gyeonggi province in South Korea, I immediately signed up. But I didn’t know it involved hardcore biking with this…

Seongju Life Culture Festival

May 22, 2013

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Originally posted on Organic Geek:
May 17, 2013 The long trip to Seongju–land of yummy melons and the resting place of the Placenta Jars of the Sons of King Sejong the Great–took almost five hours by bus. May 17 was a holiday, and a huge number of Seoul-lites had the same idea as us international…

Geeky Stuff I’ve Been Doing In Korea Part 2: Conference-hopping

May 12, 2013

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Originally posted on Organic Geek:
I can’t get enough of learning. Classes seem to not be enough. And neither are museums (see previous post on “Geeky Stuff I’ve Been Doing in Korea Part 2: Museum-hopping“), which of course feed my relentless interest on 사극 (historical drama), 한국전통문화 (traditional Korean culture), and 전쟁 (war). And so, I’ve gone to…

Geeky Stuff I’ve Been Doing in Korea Part 1: Museum Hopping

May 4, 2013

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Originally posted on Organic Geek:
I’m currently spending the Spring semester in Seoul National University. Of course I’m studying as hard as I do in Thailand, but here, it’s a lot more fun. I read, I go to classes, and I supplement this geeky-ness with even more geeky-ness via (ta-daaah!) Seoul’s many museums on Korean…