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Yun-ha Byun

Lighting the Darkness

Early humans harnessed fire and drove back the darkness. By bringing light to the night, they could extend the span of their activities and accelerate the development of culture. A wide range of lightening devices has since been developed. As in other parts of the globe, oil lamps and wax candles were the primary means to lighten the dark hours in traditional Korean society. They were long familiar to Koreans at night until the introduction of modern sources of illumination, such as petroleum lamps and electricity.

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Culture
Yun-ha Byun

“Areum Married”

The form is lo-fi and personal like a diary in the Korean Areum’s captivating film about gender roles, bodies, and femininity, with her own family life as the raw material.

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Culture
Yun-ha Byun

Hunminjeongeum

Korea’s official script is Hangeul, the unique Korean alphabet. This name, a compound of han, meaning “the Korean people” or “great” and geul, meaning “letters,” was given to it early in the 20th century. The creator of hangeul was King Sejong the Great (reigned 1418-1450), the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty.

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Gastro
Yun-ha Byun

Dishes of Wild Greens

A warm reprieve after enduring the winter cold can be found at the dining table. Dishes made from young wild greens stimulate the senses with their verdant vitality, refreshing aromas, and brisk flavors, announcing the arrival of a long-awaited spring.

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Culture
Yun-ha Byun

Korean Sauces

People in Korea say, “Food is all about sauces.” When basic foodstuffs such as meat, fish, and vegetables meet Korean sauces, unique tastes can be brought forward.

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Culture
Koreansk Kulturcenter

Travel Korea : Free e-book

King Sejong Institute February 15 #여행한국어 무료 전자책으로 만나보세요! ▶ http://bit.ly/2RYkmZu

Culture
Koreansk Kulturcenter

Schedule for TOPIK 2019

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Culture
Koreansk Kulturcenter

Test your Korean level!

King Sejong Institute March 21 나의 한국어 실력은 어느 정도?